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Posted on June 7, 2016 at 4:07pm Post #1
I just noticed you'd changed the comments systems. It seems to have two implications:

1> Previous comments seem to have disappeared - I followed a notification about a new comment, but there were none there, just the new Disqus-based system.

2> I wanted to post a comment on an article but now you have to sign in with a Disqus/Twitter/FB etc account. I never do that. It's best to also enable the option to post as name/URL without logging in, to make life easier for people. Then they can comment with multiple sign-in options. Otherwise my future comments will only stay in my head, and engagement with the platform goes down!

Ta.

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Ula Zarosa

OpenBooks.com Team
Posted on June 7, 2016 at 5:08pm Post #1047
Hey Karl,
We decided to use disqus because not many people were commenting articles while many where sharing them on FB. So we thought that it's going to be easier for everyone to log with accounts they're already using. We want to give it a chance and see what happens. I use it all the time in many great services - I love posting with FB because it's easy and it shows who wrote the comment :)
The lack of previous comments it's a mistake that's going to be fix (not all comments have been imported to disqus). Unfortunately for now, we can't combine two systems. You can either log as a guest or via social media but we lost the possibility to jut post when you're a logged in user :( I'll see if we can overcome this.
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