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Disqus Comments vs. CommentLuv & Other Comment Systems

Disqus Comments vs. CommentLuv & Other Comment Systems | Basic Blog Tips | Scoop.it
Disqus comments are becoming more popular for bloggers today than ever before. Which comment system do you prefer and why? Read what other bloggers say.
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Ileane Smith of BasicBlogTips.com
“I’m a big fan of CommentLuv, and in fact there was a time when I worked closely with Andy Bailey as the Official CommentLuv Ambassador. However, I bit off more than I could chew in that role and eventually I had to step down. Around the same time I decided to stop giving “Luv” to my commenters and ending up trying to explain why I made the decision in this post If You Wait for Perfection You Might Miss the Boat I’m still not sure if people understand what I was going through at the time because I believe my situation was somewhat unique. Let me try to explain, although I still use the plugin, I turned off the LUV back in May 2013, yet I continue to get traffic from people who see my blog listed as a DoFollow commenting blog.  It’s pretty frustrating, because even when I did have the LUV turned on, most of the comment links were not DoFollow. So what started off as a beautiful thing turned into a but pain because I spent hours moderating comments every day. I know there were solutions like adding additional plugins but that was the last thing I wanted to do. All in all I don’t regret using CommentLuv, but I do regret the fact that there are so many bots and spammers out there that will do anything for links that in the end are just a big waste of everyone’s time. It’s such a shame that we have to load our blogs down with plugins just to have a normal conversation with a real person.
 
I never used Disqus comments on my blog so I can’t give you any feedback there. Currently I use the native WordPress commenting system along with Google + comments. As I mentioned in the blog post, it’s not a perfect solution, but it will have to do for now.”  - Ileane Smith.
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GASP Plugin for Wordpress on Basic Blog Tips

http://BasicBlogTips.com Andy Bailey creator of CommentLuv, introduces the GrowMap Anti-Spambot Plugin as an alternative to Akismet. For more blogging tips a...

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Fix Your Tweet Old Post Plugin Settings NOW!

WordPress Plugin Tweet Old Post needs to be reset after the July 2011 update. Here's what you need to do and the settings I use on B...

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