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DISQUS – Another WordPress plugin bites the dust

I have just disabled the disqus WordPress plugin for comments.

Installation, configuration and usage was painless (as was de-installation). The reason I chose to get rid of it regardless was mainly about comment spam.

I started receiving comments that were clearly spam. In the disqus module of my WordPress admin panel, I did not see the URL people entered (they pointed to disqus.com instead), so the spam nature of a comment was not immediately visible. The plugin also had no way of marking a comment as spam.

Guys, I’d like to use the plugin, butr you need to work on better comment spam management.

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14 Comments

  1. Hi Frank,

    I appreciate the feedback. When you say WP admin panel, do you mean the Disqus admin within WP, or WP’s own comment management?

    I agree that we have some work to do around some of the explicit spam reporting. We’ll be releasing updates to address this soon.

  2. Hi Frank,

    I appreciate the feedback. When you say WP admin panel, do you mean the Disqus admin within WP, or WP’s own comment management?

    I agree that we have some work to do around some of the explicit spam reporting. We’ll be releasing updates to address this soon.

  3. Disqus is Great! Currently there are some “comment plugins” which can let a page have function of comment.The best one I know is Disqus With greater control and commenter profiles. this plugins is really cool, I love it. Thanks for Sharing..

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