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New Comment System Tips

Windows Guides Announcements by Rich 0 Comments

The new comment system is live and seems to be working… fairly well. With 120 successful comments in the last 24 hours, things look good; however, I’ve heard, from 10+ people, comments like:

Rich, I don’t get your new comment system! Where do I sign up? There are great screen shots but from where? Color me confused. :)

Stephanie via Facebook

If 1 in a 1,000 people speak up, then… 300,000 (slight margin of error factored) people are struggling with the comments by now.

Basic Usage

To post a comment:

  1. Scroll down to the comments.
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  2. Click From and select your desired account (if you don’t have one, I recommend signing up for a JS-Kit Account if you want a profile and access to private messages.)
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  3. I chose Facebook so I need to authenticate.
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  4. Each account differs, but you’ll basically need to log in.
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  5. Enter your comment and click Post.

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Change Your Avatar

To post a comment with a custom avatar:

  1. Follow steps 1-4 from above.
  2. Hover over your avatar, click the highlighter icon, browse for a picture, enter a comment, and click Post.

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Edit Your Profile

Your profile will build as you post comments on this site and other sites that use JS-Kit Echo (JS-Kit account required–see step 2 under Basic Usage.) To edit your profile:

  1. Click your name next to your comment and clicking View details.
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  2. Click Edit profile, change your name, add websites, and click Save changes.

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Take Away: Post a Comment!

If you aren’t already aware, between now and Sunday, September 13, 2009 @ 11 P.M. EST (GMT-5.), every time you post a comment, you get a shot at winning Windows 7 Home Premium (more details.)

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