Commentluv & IntenseDebate BFFs

Just a quick post.  Pretty much my favourite plugin here has been Commentluv by Andy Bailey.  Unfortunately, enabling IntenseDebate meant that Commentluv stopped working.  However, our favourite programmer/purveyor of fine food has written a Commentluv plugin for IntenseDebate.  Cool, eh?

So we get threaded comments, single sign and Commentluv all in one place.  If you wish to take advantage, there is an extra field under the comment box for you to put in your site URL.


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Posted on 11 November, 2009, in Blogging/WordPress, Computer Stuff and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 32 Comments.

  1. Oh yea I didnt' really notice that you didn't have Commentluv on when you started using IntenseDebate. This looks sweet. ^_^
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  2. I know you like intense debate, but personally I feel it makes commenting that teeny weeny bit harder. Also I don't see CommentLuv at all? Where are you hiding it
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  3. OK, There it is, it only becomes visible after submitting the comment.

  4. It should become visible once you click in the 'Post' area, it's just worked for me in IE8 via Citrix and also works on FF3.5.something on Linux at home. The you need to put your URL in before typing your post.
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  5. I see this will open an intense debate about IntenseDebate. :p

    But I prefer not to use any third party commenting systems myself.

    For me, Commentluv is a bonus and not an incentive to write a comment. But I agree with Sire above. The layout of the commenting form could be made easier.
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  6. Ray, honestly it wasn't there before but it seems to be working fine. I'm using Chrome so you can add that to the list of browsers that work well with it.

    Also, as the browser auto fills everything commenting is now fine, all I had to do was click in the comment box and off I went.
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  7. I like the option to not use intensedebate. thanks for that. comment luv is nice for us. how cool you found a plugin that allows both.
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  8. When I meet that CommentLuv blogs I get really happy – they are so easy to work with.So like that service a lot.

  9. Wow! That is way cool.Where can I find this commentluv+intensedebate code? Can you share it with us so that we could implement it in our blogs too.
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    • Go to your plugin page on the dashboard, download the IntenseDebate plugin. Go to the ID website and sign up. Put your API code in (or whatever it's called) and then activate it. When it has imported all your comments go to your ID dashboard and go to the plugin area. Activate Commentluv and viola!
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  10. Indeed,CommentLuv is such a good and really comfortable thing to use,Love it so much and glad to see that service on your page.

  11. Wow, and it's working without a cinch! This is pretty sweet.

  12. This is the the first time I've commented on a blog with the new CommentLuv / IntenseDebate pairing activated so here goes. CommentLuv is a great plugin and Andy is certainly doing a great job.
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    • Hi Karl. I'm following Andy on Twitter and he linked to your post there. Welcome to the site. CommentLuv has, without a doubt, been responsible for most of my traffic and any blogger with a compatible platform would be well served by using it.
      My recent post Commentluv & IntenseDebate BFFs

  13. I prefer not to use any third party commenting systems myself.

  14. ow cool you found a plugin that allows both.

  15. What is the difference between "intenseDebate" with the original one?
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  16. There is no difference. ComLuv is an addon at the ID end. No further installing is required.
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  17. I do not understand how it works and how I can apply it in my site
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  18. this is a cool plugin I have not tried comment luv on my blog but thinking to take a test drive of this one may this increase my readers comments on my blog. thanks for sharing this one.
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  19. Nice "Life on Mars" avatar. Nice coding job. I hate when various blog plugins just cancel one another out.

  20. Although the post quick – it's really great!

  21. I really like the commentluv plugin. Its such a cool idea and really helps when you’re just blog surfing. I’v installed it on my blog too. 🙂

  22. CommentLuv is amazing. I use it on all of my blogs and it really does increase the amount of REAL comments from readers, as there is an incentive for them to post. I like how you can post your name for a link. Thanks for the post.

  23. Doing some browsing and noticed your website appears a bit confusedin my K-meleon internet browser. But fortunately hardly anyone uses it any longer but you may want to look into it.

  24. I have been commenting with intense debate for a while but just today installed it on my blog. It is easy to set up and I like the fact that it works with comment luv. When I installed it, it did take out my top commentators but you can install intense debates version using html.

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