WordPress – Discussion Settings
Default article settings
Attempt to notify blogs: This can be used to send a message to the other WP blogs that you just link to in your articles in order that they’re aware of the link. They’ll reciprocate that link if the author chooses to. (Double check)
Allow link notifications: This setting can permit you to understand if another blog links to 1 of your articles.
Allow individuals to comment on new articles: this can permit people to post comments on your web site.
Other comment settings
Comment author should fill out name and email: If somebody needs to comment on your web site, they have to place in a minimum of these two pieces of information – unchecking this box can permit anonymous commenting.
Users should be registered: Before somebody will make a comment, they’ll have to register on your web site and login.
Automatically close comments: This can keep people from posting new comments once the number of days set here.
This sets what number of levels you’ll be able to set within the comments. Think about this as a top-level view – you’ll be able to keep going till you’ve got a group range of sub-levels – for example. Level one, level two, level three levels four. You’ll be able to set how far that may continue this setting
Break comments into pages: If you get a hot topic, you may have an endless page of comments. This setting permits you to interrupt the comments into pages supported by the number of comments.
Email me whenever
Anyone posts a comment: you’ll be able to be notified if a comment is posted on your web site.
A comment is a command for moderation: If you decide to appear over comments before they’re posted on your web site, based on bound configuration settings, you’ll get an associate email.
Before a comment appears: Here you’ll be able to choose manual or automatic approval based on if an individual already has an approved comment.
Comment Moderation: Generally you’ll get persons who need to push their own products/services on your blog. They typically have a lot of links within the comments going out to places outside of your web site. You’ll be able to keep their comment from being posted if it’s over the number of links that you just set here. You’ll be able to additionally set a listing of words to keep it in moderation – for example, “sale” or “buy”
Comment Blacklist: This is a listing of words that will cause a comment to go straight to the trash.
Note: This matches inside words as well; therefore “food” would flag “dogfood”, so carefully think about the moderation and blacklist words.
Avatars: when making comments, a person’s avatar (an icon or graphic that they’ve chosen to represent themselves online at gravatar.com), is displayed this allows it to be seen.
Maximum Rating: this allows you to give a maturity rating on your blog’s content.
Default Avatar: If a person hasn’t created an associate avatar, however, you have enabled avatars for your comments; this is the image which will be seen.