Managing comments for content items
When you publish a content item on your website, users can leave comments. You can then manage those comments, using the Comments page. The Comments page contains all comments for a particular content type. For example, comments for news.
Users can leave comments for blog posts, events, and news.
- To open the Comments page for a particular content type, open the page of that content type.
For example, open the News page or the Events page.
- In the right side of the page, under Manage also, click Comments for <content type> link.
For example, on News page, click Comments for news link.
The Comments page for that content type appears. All comments for that content type are displayed in a table.
NOTE: If there are no comments displayed, check if you have enabled comments for content items. You can enable or disable comments for each individual content item by clicking the Actions link of the respective item, then click Content. In More options section, select or deselect Allow comments checkbox.
Editing a comment
To open a comment for editing, click the Edit link of the particular comment.
The Edit a comment page appears.
You can edit the text of the comment using the text editor.
You can edit the name, the e-mail, and the website of the user who posted the comment.
- You can see the date when the comment was posted and the IP address from which it was posted.
In Status radio button group, you can change the status of a comment.
For more information, see the procedure bellow.
When finished editing, click Save changes.
The system returns you to Comments page.
Changing the status of a comment and deleting a comment
A comment can be one of the following statuses:
The comment is publically visible on the website.
Use this option if you do not want a comment to be visible on the website, but you do not want to delete it.
Use this option to mark a comment as spam and activate the spam filters.
Changing the status of comments
You can change the status of a comment in one of the following ways:
Select one or more comments and click the respective button in the toolbar of the page.
You can choose Hide, Hide and mark as spam, or Publish.
Open a comment for editing and use the Status radio button group to select the desired status.
To hide a comment, click the Hide link of the respective comment.
To mark a comment as spam, click the Actions link of the respective comment and click Mark as spam.
You can delete a comment in one of the following ways:
Select one or more comments and click Delete button in the toolbar of the page.
Click the Delete link of the respective comment.
A dialog box appears where you must confirm the deletion.