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A comment is generally a verbal or written remark often related to an added piece of information, or an observation or statement. In computer programming, a comment is a programming language construct used to embed programmer-readable annotations in the source code of a computer program.

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If a PHP comments script uses AJAX, is the content not indexed by search engines?

I am interested in installing the PHP comments script Easycomment. The script features include "All Ajax". The comments in the demo above do not show up in the source code of the page. Does this ...
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Facebook comments lost after enabling https

I just enabled https on blogger on a custom domain and fixed already mixed content. One of the problems I am encountering is the facebook comments. All are lost. I already put a code to instruct ...
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Is Google smart enough to understand article and comment separately on WordPress blog?

One of my client's site totally depends on the comments. It is something like a Q/A site. Users ask questions, answers are given using WordPress default comment system. So the most important content ...
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Will my Facebook comments get lost under these scenarios?

I want to integrate Facebook comments to my blog. According to my research, the page is treated as an object. So all the comments are tied to this object. This object itself is the page URL. Now I ...
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How to separate bot user registrations from real people?

I've been getting a disproportionately high number of subscribers to my WordPress site relative to the little traffic it receives. I suspect most of these subscribers are bots. Normally I delete any ...
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Is adding Disqus to website safe for user privacy?

Some guides (see gohugo.io or webmasters.stackexchange.com for examples) recommend Disqus as a commenting feature for static sites. Is adding Disqus to a website safe for user privacy? UPD Should I ...
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Switching Disqus comment disappear in admin panel

I installed Disqus on my site and it works fine until last week. All of sudden, the previous comments were disappeared from admin panel. only a few recent comments are left. The thing I changed: ...
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What factors determine if a comment section thrives? [closed]

Most of the time, comment sections seem to be a playgrounds for arguments, insults and vulgarity. Maybe I shouldn't put one on my website, but if I do, what factors determine if a comment section ...
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How disqus comments (inside cross domain iframe) are indexed by google?

According to what I have read is that google doesn't index content from any cross domain iframe since it's the content of another website. So how does Disqus do it?
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Migrating Iframe comments to a forum

I have previously posted about trying to start a forum on my website without success despite some very good traffic numbers. I believe the reason for the lack of forum posts, despite good traffic (...
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What value do comments and ratings have anymore?

I am developing a hit-and-run blog style posting mechanism for my already otherwise mind-bending HTML short-hand CMS schema that runs several of my sites. I am getting ready to start over on some ...
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Can I keep track of page version/variation for comments on Disqus?

I have a site where I'd like to integrate user commenting. Each page on the site has a version/variation of some sort -- think of an app version, an operating system the user has the app for, or the ...
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How can I verify the result of a reCAPTCHA in PHP

I am currently working on a website, and I've had some problems with spammers on my comment system. So, I am implementing a reCAPTCHA (maybe some scanners later). I have registered my site with Google,...
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What's the point of hiding self-linking in comments?

On this site, there are links of related articles as usual, and underneath, comments. Some of them are linking to the same kind of articles on the same site, but using false users with a personal URL ...
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Is the discussionUrl for a page with Disqus comments the page the comments are embedded on?

When it comes to the Schema.org property discussionUrl, Schema.org says that the discussionUrl should be: A link to the page containing the comments of the CreativeWork. My question is, is Disqus ...
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Page speed - Loading comments on an article/blog post

So I'm currently building a template page to use for articles that we will be purchasing from a content writer (so basically we are content marketing). I'm finishing up the layout on the comment ...
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Comments unexpectedly truncated in SocialEngine after about 675 characters

When a user posts a comment on our SocialEngine website, the comments are unexpectedly truncated after about 670 characters. Has anyone experienced this bug before? The comments are stored in the ...
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What schema should mark up comment that are in response to other comments?

I have an article that has user comments. I would like to have other comments inside each comment as responses: <article id="com1" itemprop="comment" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/...
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Does a “comments” link for each post on my blog hurt SEO?

Does it have any sense to have a link to comments for each post in a list (e.g. category page)? If so, does it have any impact on SEO? Here's an example of a posts list page snippet: <span> ...
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How to motivate visitors to comment

At first I must apologize, because I am not sure if this question is valid for webmasters topic. I deal with the problem as being webmaster, however, i think this question is more related with ...
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Is it a good idea to use UserComments for latest comments in the sidebar?

So, I want to structure the most important parts of the site. I have main page, where there is a grid/wall of thumbnails. On the side, there is latest comments. Is it a good idea to structure them as ...
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Can we import and display Facebook comments on our social media site?

I'm implementing a startup social media site where users post product reviews and other opinions. One of the features is a Facebook Share function. The business owners are interested in using the ...
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Preserve Facebook comments when the site changes domain name

I'm going to be changing the domain name of one of my sites. I'll use 301 redirects. One thing that I can't figure out is how to preserve all the comments that users have made on the page through ...
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how to stop getting hits from comment spam

I have been hosting a photoblog using pixelpost, but have realised it was a haven for comments spam. I've since migrated the site to tumblr. The original site was an add-on domain to my hosting plan ...
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What integrated blog comments/forums solutions exist beyond Vanilla Forums? [duplicate]

For the past year and a half, I've been running Vanilla Forums on my WordPress-based site My favourite feature of Vanilla is that it integrates comments from the blog's front page into the forums, ...
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Allow users to delete or answer Facebook comments on my website or from Facebook

I am creating a website, something like business directory. I want to allow my users to have Facebook comments on the pages. I read that I should connect their comments with their Facebook ID so they ...
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Plus/Minus animated comment icon

So I've seen this animated gif icon on many, many websites. It seems to always be related to comments or feedback. My questions are: 1. What is the common name for it? 2. Who created it? I would like ...
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Best practice: Should I note Gravatar is used on the website?

I am going to implement a comment system on a website and I'm going to implement Gravatar as user's avatars. Since the form for posting comments doesn't have a field for uploading an image, nor does ...
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Why am I getting random comments with just “door.txt;10” as the content?

I have my own comment system with some rudimentary spam protection. Recently I started getting a few comments that appear to be automated with the name "XlsUoIGh" and the content "doors.txt;10" I ...
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Blog commenting for SEO, Good Or Bad?

Many people suggest and do follow the strategy of commenting on related niche blogs with links to their own sites. Is this legitimate and a good way for SEO? Or it has some harmful side as well?
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WordPress - SEO - does turning off comments matter on a non comment template?

I have a custom WordPress themed website. None of my page/post/category/tag/etc. template pages have any code that has anything to do with comments (as far as I know). I am wondering if there is ...
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Dofollow or Nofollow trackbacks?

Thinking about SEO, is it better that they are dofollow trackback or nofollow trackbacks? When I write a post on my blog, I automatically send trackback to my site from http://bitacoras.com. The ...
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Is there a disqus-like comment system that does not load google analytics? [closed]

I am not using google analytics on my blog out of respect for user privacy (I don't care to make my blog a data-collection tool for Google). I included Disqus (yes I know they track as well). ...
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How does facebook/google plus save posts? [closed]

On Facebook and Google Plus you can see the original post, who posted it, when and all of the comments that follow. How do they save the posts, then load that data with php? XML Files?
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Commenting System For A Website

I hope this is the right place for such a question. I am developing a website that has no users system. I am looking for a commenting system for the website. Requirements: Ajax commenting Flagging ...
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Add comments to 'static' pages without Javascript so they're Google-able?

Are there any often mentioned products or services for adding end user comments to pages that aren't served up by a CMS or blog engine? Assuming the host can execute PHP, Python, ASP.NET classic, or ...
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SEO Impact of ASCII Signature in a Webpage

I would like to add an ASCII Art signature (about 4000 characters) in a comment at the top of my webpage with my website link and a small strapline in it. This would give people looking at the source ...
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Do search engines see comments in the source code as a backlink?

I would like to know if Google or any other search engine would regard a comment in the source-code containing a link: <!-- domain.com --> as a back-link. If yes how much weight is put ...
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Facebook comment and other commenting system for SEO

Lately i see some of big websites begin using Facebook commenting system in their wordpress websites. There are also websites that stick to commenting system like Disqus, IntenseDebate and Livefyre. ...
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How do I block site to specific users or IP?

I have been running a website with WordPress blog since few time. I have been receiving email reporting that few specific address has been posting un-related comments in my website. I am receiving ...
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Sudden connection problems with Akismet

I've had the Akismet anti-spam plugin installed and working great on two of my non-commercial Wordpress blogs for the past couple of months. Both sites are using my same API key. Today, on one blog ...
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Looking for a CMS including Wiki, possibility to comment on individual paragraphs of the wiki and making these comments visible on the same page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am looking for a specific CMS including Wiki, possibility to comment on individual paragraphs of the wiki and making ...
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PHP software to detect spam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent spam on sites which I control? I'm looking for something like spam-assassin or similar, except it only focuses on the message rather than inspecting an ...
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Does google value blog comments as backlinks?

I recently read an article which said that google doesn't count blog comments as backlinks. I'm not sure about that since, I have 3 sites that rank first with all their backlinks being blog comments. ...
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Using disqus for a website (question on SERP and backlink)

I am building a website and am trying to decide between writing my own commenting system and using Disqus. One of the main deciding factors is that (obviously), I want comments left on my page to be ...
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How to tell the world that I'm not an spammer?

In this question, I just found out that my website address has been reported as spam, by services like Akismet. However, I'm not really an spammer. I'm a web developer, and I'm not selling any product ...
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No site accepts my comments. What's wrong?

I'm not sure if this question should be asked here or not. I'm the owner of a website, and wherever I put comments on other websites, they don't appear. When I comment with another fake email, it ...
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Is there a way to add Google Docs-like comments to any web page?

You know the comments on Google Docs word processing documents? And how it creates a little discussion over in the right-hand margin? I love it. Great for collaboration. I want to free it from ...
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Facebook comments no longer displayed on site using WordPress plugin, nor can I edit them with Facebook tools

I am using Facebook comments on couple of my blogs at the moment and I just found that somehow magically all the previous comments made on posts are gone and are no longer being displayed. I'm using ...
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Comments section being indented by mysterious CSS

I use Disqus comments plugin for Wordpress, and the comments section is indented to the right like a blockquote is. The code appearing in the front end post is: <div id="disqus_thread"> &...