Tony Hue

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Livefyre shut down its WordPress plugin. Here’s how to make the switch to Disqus.

Posted by Tony Hue on December 13, 2016

On October 20, 2016, Livefyre announced the shutdown of its official WordPress plugin. As a result, any new site owners will no longer be able to add comments to their site.

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Announcing a smarter, more powerful Disqus Moderation Panel

Posted by Tony Hue on November 16, 2016

Today, we're excited to announce powerful updates to the moderation panel to help reduce the time you spend moderating comments. Moderation curates discussions to encourage a broad range of opinions to be heard and thoughtful interactions to occur, but it shouldn’t take away the time you need on growing and fostering quality engagement with your audience.

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Most popular food website: Minimalist Baker

Posted by Tony Hue on October 10, 2016

You don’t have to look very far to find a food website. But finding the right one for you is no simple matter.

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Disqus now compatible with Google AMP

Posted by Tony Hue on September 21, 2016

Today, Disqus becomes the first comment system with support for Google AMP. To get more audience engagement on your website from mobile devices, get started with the installation instructions on our Github: https://github.com/disqus/disqus-install-examples/tree/master/google-amp

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Vote now on the “Best Food Website” finalists

Posted by Tony Hue on September 12, 2016

Recently, we asked you to nominate your favorite food website or blog. Whether you’re an aspiring chef, a seasoned kitchen extraordinaire, foodie, or someone who obsesses over food pictures on Instagram, we wanted to discover some of the very best sites producing the best content on food.

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How to embed Disqus comments on your website

Posted by Tony Hue on September 07, 2016

Great comments give your community a unique personality and a reason for people to come back. Upvotes, featured comments, and replying to comments are several ways you can acknowledge and recognize your top contributors. Now, there’s a new, more powerful option to add to your toolkit: embedded comments.

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Meet Batman News, your pick for the best comic book website

Posted by Tony Hue on August 25, 2016

If you look back at the top grossing films in recent years, you’ll notice an interesting pattern: comic book franchises have emerged as a powerful cultural force in the mainstream and show no signs of slowing down. Spider-Man. Batman. X-Men. The Avengers. Chances are you’ve probably watched one of these comic books on the silver screen.

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Hide that Game of Thrones spoiler using the new Spoiler Tags

Posted by Tony Hue on August 22, 2016

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens debut in theatres last December, it was the first Star Wars film in a decade. Ten years ago, Twitter did not exist yet, the iPhone was still under development, and spoilers were only something you inadvertently overheard from your friend or stranger.

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Get notified when someone @mentions you in a discussion

Posted by Tony Hue on August 16, 2016

User mentions let you pull anyone into a conversation that you think can add a positive contribution. Whether it’s a friend, the author, or that one person on the Internet you like to geek out with about DC Comics, user mentions connect you to others in the community so that commenting can feel more engaging and personal.

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Closing the feedback loop with new Featured Comment & Moderator notifications

Posted by Tony Hue on August 08, 2016

Notifications are a core feature for how publishers on Disqus retain and re-engage with their readers. Currently, we send notifications on a variety of community actions:

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