[thelist] add a comment on wordpress

Nan Harbison nan at nanharbison.com
Tue Jul 3 10:22:08 CDT 2007

Hi Sarah
Yup! I did all those things already. I even set it so comment authors don't
have to fill out their name and email. 
Thanks though.

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[mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Sarah Adams
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 10:24 AM
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Subject: Re: [thelist] add a comment on wordpress

> I am doing some work for a client, and on the side, I set up a simple 
> wordpress blog for her. I know enough about it to set it up, but I 
> have never looked under the hood, and don't want to take the time 
> right now. She can't get the website to allow readers to post a 
> comment.All the setting for the posts she has written should allow 
> comments.  Is there a bug in WordPress? I could probably figure this 
> out by following the code but I don't have time.  I tried  googling 
> for this and came up with nothing. Is there someplace in the database 
> I could manually go in and change the setting to allow comments

You may have already done this, but in the administrator, go to Options
> General and make sure "users must be registered and logged in to
comment" is not checked. I'm assuming you've already set everything
necessary under the Discussion tab.


sarah adams
web developer & programmer
portfolio: http://sarah.designshift.com
blog: http://hardedge.ca

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