There are different platforms for commenting that have undergone a lot of changes with time. There are so many reasons why you need ‘Disqus’ to turn site visitors into online communities. If you don’t know what Disqus is, well, it is a platform used to comment on a blog. Prior to this, Facebook and WordPress comments were being used. It wasn’t a simplified version and there were lots of complexities involved. For instance, 7 WordPress plug-ins were used in order to comment. Such plug-ins kept invading the server space and loading time.
With Disqus, there has been a marked increase in the page speed score. Initially it used to be 86 but now is at 100. The following are some of the reasons why you need Disqus for your blogs:
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Instant Comment Updating
With Disqus, comments are displayed in real time. For instance, imagine a situation where you wrote a comment and posted it. When someone reads that comment and types a reply, it will immediately be made visible to you. If you activate moderation, then it’s a completely different scenario. Disqus is so transparent that you will actually receive alerts stating that someone is typing a reply on your comment. You can see this for yourself when you surf through the comments.
Convenience while Blogging
Using Social Media sites like Facebook and Twitter is easier when you use Disqus. It is very simple to comment on a blog that includes Disqus. Moreover, logging-in is easier. Sometimes, you can post your comments on blogs without even logging in. This is a feature that is found only on this particular platform. The posted comments on Facebook and Twitter can also be shared with ease. You just need to press the share button and select the social network of your choice.
Sorts the Good Comments
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This platform makes use of a unique algorithm. It performs the job of showing the good comments at the beginning of the list. The spam comments are sorted out separately. When you feel that a comment is good enough, you can click the button with an upward arrow and the comment will move towards the top. On the other hand, comments containing abusive content will be noticed immediately and you will have the option of deleting them. It is also possible to categorize them based on the time they were posted.
The Best Community
With this platform, you are just a click away from viewing every possible discussion in your community. You can gain information about the best commentators in the site. When you click the community tab, you can read the latest conversations that are gaining attention. If you wish to know about the readers who diligently follow your comments, it is possible with Disqus.
Easy ways to Subscribe and Discover
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If you go to the reactions tab, you can keep track of how various viewers are reacting to your blog posts. It is possible to learn whether they appreciate your ideas or not. When users leave a comment about your blog, Disqus easily keeps you informed. Discovery box is a good way to share more blogs with viewers. You can suggest several similar blogs after they complete reading one. This way you can keep them glued to your blogs and increase the page views. Moreover, it is very simple to subscribe to comments. All you have to do is press the drop down box near the star button.
These are just glimpses into a very user-friendly blog commenting. Disqus is still in the budding stage. Additionally, there are many other enhancements in store for you. If all of the above information is any indication, you can definitely expect more good things from Disqus in the years to come.
Written by Robin Mckenzie. Edited by Rahul Chowdhury.
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