Switched to Using Disqus Comments

Disqus Comments for JoomlaAfter using ChronoComments for a few months, I discovered that the component actually inserted a lot of crappy code in my template. It also made my site fail HTML validation, which really s**ks.

Those things, combined with the fact that ChronoComments hasn't been updated for a year now, urged me to look for an alternative. I just regret not doing it before ;)

Disqus.com

I landed on installing the hosted solution from Disqus.com. It's been used for a while by several other Joomla bloggers out there and seems very nice. The plug-in I'm using to implement it in my site is http://www.joomlaworks.gr/content/view/56/42/ from JoomlaWorks, but you can also get it as a standalone plug-in: Disqus Comments for Joomla!, also by JoomlaWorks.

Now I need to find a way of porting all of the old comments to the new system...

If you have converted the XML file from ChronoComments to Disqus.com yourself and want to share - please drop me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Read 5439 times Originally published on Tuesday, 08 September 2009 17:23
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