I’m sure many of you might have seen the CommentLuv plugin on WordPress blogs which allows a blogs readers to comment with the option to include their latest post from their blog at the bottom of the comment. This is a great initiative to readers as they get a link back to their website and thus, actively participate in the discussions. Today I”ll be showing you how the CommentLuv plugin can be installed on Blogger, WordPress, Tumblr and TypePad blogs. I’ll cover the step-by-step process of installing it on Blogger, and its installation on other platforms is more or less the same.
The process of installation is rather easy and fast, and will not take more than thirty minutes for you to install the CommentLuv plugin to your blog and fully customize it according to the colors of your blog. Other settings can also be changed to give more or less features to the readers.
Step 1 ( Registration )Go to the IntenseDebate website. As CommentLuv is not available to directly install on Blogger, we will be using this as a platform and then adding the required plugin to it. Sign up by filling in the required information and make sure you check the ‘ I want to install IntenseDebate on my blog/website ‘ option. Complete the registration process by clicking on the verification link emailed to you.
Step 2 ( Installation )
Follow the on-screen instruction for installing the IntenseDebate plugin to your website. Choose your platform correctly and you will be shown with the necessary steps to add it to your blog.
Step 3 ( CommentLuv )
Once installed, go to the Plugins tabs and search for the CommentLuv plugin. Click on the activate button on the right and there you go!
Customization of the comment form is easy and can be changed to look according to the colors of your blog. IntenseDebate also allows the use for custom CSS for complex customization.