COMMENTS BEFORE PUBLISHING OR AFTER ONLY?

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Hey if I want to creat a comment section in my blog...do I have to publish my site first in order to have it? or can i do it during my creation ? thanks 1
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Ali J Hodroje

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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Ali

You do need to publish your site before you can add comments to it.

Here are the instructions:
1. To get the comment code, your site needs to be published.
2. Click on the "Blog Manager" button.
3. Click on the "Settings" tab.
4. Click on the "Disqus" logo to visit www.disqus.com and register for an account by clicking on "Sign up, free".
5. Register your site in the blue box. Enter your site URL, site name and site short name.
6. Create your Disqus Profile in the green box. Enter your username, password, and email address.
7. Click on continue.
8. Choose your language and any other optional features you'd like to include with your commenting platform. Then click on continue.
9. In the "Choose Install Instructions" box, click on Yola/Synthasite.
10. Copy the code in the #2 box.
11. Go back to your blog manager settings, then paste the code into the box. Then click on Done.
12. When you preview your site and click on the blog title, you may see this message: "This page could not be reached by Disqus. If you are testing locally or on a password-protected page, please use the disqus_developer parameter as detailed here.." - please don't worry about that. You just need to update your site and you will see the comment box working on your published site.

You only need to add the code to your site once, and the comment feature will be enabled for all of your posts. You can then log in to your Disqus account to moderate any comments.

For full instructions see our tutorial: Blogging with Yola

Let us know if you need any more help on this.
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Ali J Hodroje

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ohh wow thank u so much !!