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Enhancing WordPress Comments Layout With Adding Numbers

While we earlier talked about allowing users to add images and videos in the comment section, it will be better now if we take a step further and add numbers to the WordPress comments layout. You did notice one-to-many websites where numbers have been used to count on comments. Adding this to your own site, will further let you attract visitors more to your website. In this article we will show you how you can customize the comment layout by doing this minor addition of adding numbers to your WordPress comments layout.

To get started, first download, install and activate the plugin name Greg’s Threaded Comment Numbering. The plugin works well for WordPress 2.7 and later and will numbers your comments sequentially and hierarchically. It includes threading, paging, and your choice of ascending or descending date order.

The plugin provides an accurate sequential numbering for each comment, including hierarchical numbering up to the full 10 levels supported by WordPress. You can display the numbered comments in either ascending or descending date order, on multiple pages or on one long page, and with or without threading enabled. Moreover, it also handles pingback and trackback numbering.

Plugin In Use: Greg’s Threaded Comment Numbering

The plugin numbers comments sequentially and hierarchically; handles comments which are threaded, paged and/or reversed while coders can call the function directly.

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Numbers In Comments

Comment Pagination – How To Do It?

Comment Pagination

Quite a time, you did gets a lot of comments in your posts. It is nothing but ends up in lowering the speed of your website which not only irritates you but the end users which visits your website regularly. On context of the same thing, in this article, we will show you how the comment pagination actually works and what you can do to paginate comments in WordPress which will let you speed up your post load time.

Option 1 – Using Plugin

Simple Ajax Insert Comments Lite

The plugin lets you insert and display comments easily and quickly using Ajax style of social networks.

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The plugin will help you to have ajaxified comments on your site.

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TW Pagination

The plugin is a simple and flexible pagination plugin which provides users with better navigation on your WordPress site.

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Simple Pagination

The plugin allows to set up an advanced pagination for posts and comments. You have an easier navigation on your WordPress.

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Comment Guestbook

The plugin add a guestbook page which uses the wordpress integrated comments.

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Option 2 – Without Using Plugin

To opt for without plugin method, please follow the steps shared below:

  • Login to your WordPress admin area.
  • Go to Settings >> Discussions
  • Find the section which says Break comments into pages
  • Now, simply select the number of comments you wish to display on each page.
  • Once selected, you are done.

Adding ‘Subscribe To Newsletter’ Option In Your WordPress Blog Comments

I am sure you often noticed in the blogs that there has been an option to “Subscribe To Newsletter” option in the comment box itself. Although the option is marvellous as you are getting two functionalities at single par – subscription to newsletter and that of comment. Interestingly, the user in order to subscribe all they have to do is to click on the checkbox and they will be subscribed while the user can use the same email as that they will be using for commenting purpose. In order to achieve this, there is a plugin name Newsletter Sign-Up.

Plugin To Use: Newsletter Sign-Up

Newsletter Sign-Up

The plugin works with third-party newsletter services like MailChimp, YMLP, Aweber, iContact, PHPList, Feedblitz although you can practically use the plugin for EVERY newsletter provider that’s around if you use the right configuration settings while the best part is that you can add up the “subscribe to newsletter” option in your WordPress blog comments.


  • Add a “sign-up to our newsletter” checkbox to your comment form or registration form
  • Easy customizable Newsletter Sign-Up Widget
  • Embed a sign-up form in your posts with a simple shortcode [nsu-form].
  • Embed a sign-up form in your template files by calling nsu_form();
  • Use the MailChimp or YMLP API or any other third-party newsletter service.
  • Works with most major mailinglist services like Aweber, Constant Contact, iContact, etc.
  • Compatible with BuddyPress, MultiSite and bbPress.
  • Compatible with WYSIWYG Widgets to allow easy widget text editing.


  • Upload the contents of newsletter-sign-up.zip to your plugins directory.
  • Activate the plugin
  • Specify your newsletter service settings.
  • Optional: Install WYSIWYG Widgets if you want to be able to easily edit the widget’s form text.

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How To Make Comments Editable In WordPress

It often makes you felt wondered that if you can edit a comment you just add-on to the site. It might be because you either you want to correct the things over spelling or grammar point of view or you want to add or delete on what you just mentioned. It’s pretty much common that we all want to do so sometimes.

WP Ajax Edit Comments

While majority of sites don’t allow users to do so by letting them edit their comments once it is published, but if you run a site which receive lots of comments, then it will be one of the best thing you can give to your visitors: the freedom of editing their comments. To do so, we suggest you on first installing and activating the plugin name WP Ajax Edit Comments. On activation the plugin will let users edit their comments after sending it for limited time.

Plugin In Use: WP AJAX Edit Comments

The plugin allows users to edit their own comments for a limited time while administrators can edit all comments on the front-end.


  • Can edit all comments.
  • Can move comments.
  • Can blacklist comments.
  • Can approve, mark for moderation, mark as spam, and delete all comments from a post or the admin panel.
  • Undo functionality for most editing options.
  • Can choose different icon sets for use on your blog.
  • Dropdown menu to de-clutter the interface.
  • Improved RTL support.
  • Various admin-panel options including can edit comment time, can specify anonymous user options, can specify logged-in user options, can choose between Akismet and Defensio for spam protection and can disable timer.

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Allowing Images And Videos In WordPress Comments

You often find out ways for your WordPress blog with which you can enhance the interaction between your blog’s visitors, then whether the way by addition of even images and videos in your blog’s comments. Addition of images and videos in comments will without a doubt give a whole new life to your blog as well as it interest readers a step more to get involve. It’s not like a huge hectic step for you to consider or think of while making this thing happened in your blog, but it’s just the use of two plugins inside your blog. In this tutorial, we are going to talk about the plugins name: Comment Images and oEmbed in Comments.


Plugin 1: Comment Images

The plugin Comment Images will give readers the ability to upload an image to their comment right from the comment form.


  • Will notify the administrator if the plugin is not compatible with their hosting environment
  • Supports PNG, GIF, JPG, and JPEG images
  • Will notify readers if their attached image is not allowed to be uploaded
  • Styles images so that they will fit within the comment display and not “bleed over” into the page
  • Provides dashboard functionality for seeing the images that are attached to each comment
  • Makes the images available in the Media Uploader
  • Is fully localized and ready for translation

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Plugin 2: oEmbed in Comments

The plugin oEmbed in Comments is an easy way to embed media. It turns links into embedded content automatically. It allows you to embed videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and other video sites that WordPress supports. Interestingly, the plugin also lets you insert documents from places like Scribed and other sites that WordPress supports.

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Best Plugins For WordPress Comments

Comments let your website’s visitors to have a broader discussion with you as well as other visitors. As soon as you activate comments on a Page or Post, WordPress adds on number of text boxes after which you can add comments. These text boxes inserts after the content you post. Once you approve a comment, it appears underneath your content. The WordPress comment at either of your Posts area or Pages area must be managed, organized and stylized with CSS and proper hacks using various plugins as using the default WordPress comment box does not make much to your site. Here, in this article you will find the best plugins for WordPress comments.


GD Star Rating

The plugin allows you to set up advanced rating and review system for post types and comments in your blog using single, multi and thumbs ratings.

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In-Context Comment

The plugin lets readers leave comments right next to the content being commented, instead of only at the bottom of the blog post.

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Comment Timeout

This plugin extends the comment closing functionality in WordPress to allow you to extend the discussion time when older posts have recent comments accepted, or to override the comment closing time on a post by post basis.

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IntenseDebate Comments

The plugin enhance and encourage conversation on your blog. It will let you build your reader community, increase your comments, & boost pageviews.

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Comment Guestbook

The plugin will let you add a guestbook site which uses the WordPress integrated comments.

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Safe Report Comments

This plugin gives your visitors the possibility to report a comment as inappropriate. Once a threshold is reached the comment is put into moderation where the moderator can decide whether or not to approve the comment or not. If a comment is approved by a moderator it will not be auto-moderated again while still counting the amount of reports.

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Greg’s Comment Length Limiter

The plugin provides a configurable limit on the length of comments left in the comment form, with a dynamically updated character count displayed for the user.

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Quote Comments

This plugin adds a tiny link that says “Quote” on each comment on your posts. Click it, and the contents of the comment are copied to the comment area, wrapped in blockquote tags.

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WP Ajax Edit Comments

Ajax Edit Comments allows users to edit their own comments for a limited time. Administrators can edit all comments on the front-end.

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Top Commentators Widget

The Top Commentators Widget a sidebar widget which shows the top commentators in your WP site. This widget is easier to manage via the control form (no need to edit the PHP file); additional options are also available to make it more flexible.

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Better WordPress Recent Comments

This plugin displays recent comment lists at assigned locations. The comment list is updated on the fly when a visitor adds a comment or when you moderate one. No additional queries are needed for end-users.

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WP Comments Manager

The plugin will let you manage your WordPress based blogs comments on the go from your Windows Phone 7 and get notifications on every new comment anywhere you are. Approve, unapprove, mark as spam, edit, delete, trash or just reply to comments right from your pocket.

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Livefyre Comments 3

Livefyre Comments 3 replaces your default comments with real-time conversations. Comments 3 centralizes conversations from around the social web back to your site, and encourage engagement between readers on your site to build community around your content.

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Ultimate Facebook Comments Email Notify

This plugin will only work if you have Facebook Social Comments box already installed on your blog. The plugin will listen for an event when you click comment/reply on your Facebook Social Comments Box. After clicking the comment button it will post the message, Facebook Profile id , Facebook Profile Name of the commentator using AJAX and a beautiful email notification will be sent to the administrator and the post author.

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Comment Rating Widget

This plugin is an add on to the Comment Rating plugin. It displays ratings along with the most recent comments in the sidebar in formats of your design. The comment rating and images on display can be “Likes only”, “Dislikes only”, or Both.

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Comment Form Message

The Comment Form Message plugin allows you to add a custom message above or below your WordPress comments form on a site-wide and/or per post/page basis.

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WordPress Move Comments

WordPress Move Comments simplifies this process by enabling users to easily change the comment’s post or page, the parent comment, and the comment author. Edits can be made via both Quick Edit and the simpler single-comment edit screen.

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SEO Facebook Comment

This plugin will insert a Facebook Comment Form, Open Graph Tags and also insert all Facebook Comments into your WordPress Database for better SEO.

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Social Comments

This plugin adds Google Plus Comments system, Facebook comments and / or Disqus Comments to your site.

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Facebook Comments

It is a social plugin that enables facebook user commenting on your site. Features include moderation tools and distribution.

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Google+ Comments for WordPress

Google+ Comments for WordPress makes the comment section tabbed seamlessly adding tabs for G+ Comments, Facebook, Disqus, WordPress, & More

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Mention comment’s Authors by Wabeo

The plugin that improves the WordPress comments functionality, adding a response system between authors. When adding a comment, your readers can directly mentioning the author of another comment, like Facebook or twitter do, using the “@” symbol.

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Comment Images

Comment Images gives readers the ability to upload an image to their comment right from the comment form.

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