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 Comments provide an excellent method to solicit feedback from your users on your content.  Comments are also an area that can be easily abused if not careful.  Spammers will target comment entry fields as a method to promote their web sites or sell their wares.  Fortunately, glFusion contains several SPAM fighting features that should prevent most abuse. Comments provide an excellent method to solicit feedback from your users on your content.  Comments are also an area that can be easily abused if not careful.  Spammers will target comment entry fields as a method to promote their web sites or sell their wares.  Fortunately, glFusion contains several SPAM fighting features that should prevent most abuse.
  
-For stories, comments can also be closed after a period of time. This means that the existing comments are visible, but no new comments will be accepted.+====== Comment Configuration Settings ======
  
-====== Configuring Comments ====== +The configuration options that control how comments work are located in the **Command & Control >> Online Configuration >> Users & Submissions** configuration section.  Alsoplugins that support comments will generally have specific configuration settings to enable or disable comments.
-Any item in glFusion that supports comments generally has the option to turn on or off comments for each item.  For examplewhen you publish a story, one of the settings you specify when you publish the story is whether or not you will allow comments.+
  
-{{:glfusion:comment-story.png  |}} You will notice that you can enabledisable, or close comments for a story.  **Closed comments** means that the existing comments will be visible but no new comments will be allowed.+^Option  ^Description  ^ 
 +|Comment Speed Limit  |Number of seconds between posting a comment for the user.  | 
 +|Comment Limit  |The maximum number of comments to display at one time.  Each user can override this setting in their My Account settings.  | 
 +|Comment Mode  |How to display comments (threadednestedflat or nocomments).  Each user can override this setting in their My Account settings.  | 
 +|Comment Default  |Default comment setting for new stories: Comments enabled or disabled   | 
 +|Allow Comment Edit  |Allow users to edit their comments.  | 
 +|Comment Edit Time (seconds)  |The amount of time user has to edit their comments (in seconds). If set to 0, the user can edit the comment anytime in the future.  
 +|Comment Postmode  |The default postmode for new comments.  Text or HTML.  | 
 +|Comment Editor  |Selects which editor to use for comments.  The text box entry or the WYSIWYG editor.  | 
 +|Automatically close comments (default)  |If this option is enabled, comments for **stories** will automatically close (become disabled) after a period of time.  | 
 +|Days to close comments (default)  |Default number of days to set the Comment Close date on new stories.  | 
 +|Number of most recent stories enabled for comments  |If this number is greater than 0, it becomes the number of active stories to allow comments. For example, if set to 5, the 6th and older stories on your site will automatically have the comment closed setting applied |
  
-There are several settings in the [[glfusion:configuration#comments|Online glFusion Configuration Screen]] that affect how comments will work.  For example, you can set a **Speed Limit** which means that a user can only post a comment every X seconds.  This prevents automated bots from flooding your system with spam comments.+====== Comment Look & Feel ======
  
-Comments can also be filtered through the [[glfusion:spamx_admin|Spam-X Plugin]] to help keep spammers from placing comments on your site.  You can also filter the comment through the glFusion word censor to remove any unwanted words (slang or inappropriate language).+glFusion allows you to easily style the look and feel of the comments.  Out of the box, glFusion will display the user's photo next to each comment, if the configuration setting **Allow User Photos** is enabled 
  
 +The specific styles that control the comment look are located in the style.css:
  
 +<code>
 +.commentbar-line1 {
 +  background:transparent;
 +  color:#000;
 +  padding:3px;
 +}
 +
 +.commentbar-line2 {
 +  background:#E7E7E7;
 +  border-bottom:1px solid #FFF;
 +  border-top:1px solid #FFF;
 +}
 +
 +.commentbar-line3 {
 +  background:#FFF;
 +  border-bottom:1px solid #FFF;
 +  color:#000;
 +  padding:3px;
 +}
 +
 +.commenttitle {
 +  background:#F7F7F7;
 +  border-bottom:1px solid #E7E7E7;
 +  border-left:1px solid #E7E7E7;
 +  border-right:1px solid #E7E7E7;
 +  border-top:1px solid #E7E7E7;
 +  font-weight:700;
 +  padding:3px 0 3px 10px;
 +}
 +
 +.comment-edit {
 +  font-style: italic;
 +  padding-top:5px;
 +}
 +
 +.userphoto {
 +  width:50px;
 +  border:1px solid #ccc;
 +  padding:2px;
 +}
 +.groupauthor {
 +  background:#eef7dd !important;
 +  border:1px solid #9acc2e !important;
 +  color:green !important;
 +}
 +.articleauthor {
 +  background:#d8e5f8 !important;
 +  border:1px solid #629de3 !important;
 +  color:#0055bb !important;
 +}
 +</code>
  
glfusion/comments.txt · Last modified: 2010/04/27 01:11 by Mark
 
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