Skip to main content

Static Pages And Comments

After long waiting, Blogger added a static pages option to our blogs. And even as blogger are busy adding static pages to their blogs, they are learning what static pages are - and what they are not. And as we note what static pages are not, we have to note that one feature which they appear to provide - comments - may not work for everybody.

Some bloggers have observed that comments do not work on their static pages. Comments are a complex product, and are sensitive to many settings - both in the blog, and on the client computers.

Right now, we're just starting to look at this deficiency. Help us out here, if you are able.
  • First (guess what is first?) what is the URL of the blog with the noted problem?
  • Does the blog use Embedded, Popup, or Separate Page comments?
  • Is the problem observed on the computer of the blog owner, on the computers of the readers, or all computers?
  • If the problem is inconsistently observed on multiple computers, what operating system and browser is in use when the problem is noted? When the problem is not noted?
  • Does the blog contain any customisations in the post template?
  • Have you tried standard comments diagnostics?
That's where we start. The initial diagnoses start with you, and with what you can tell us.

>> Top

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Stats Components Are Significant, In Their Own Context

One popular Stats related accessory, which displays pageview information to the public, is the "Popular Posts" gadget.

Popular Posts identifies from 1 to 10 of the most popular posts in the blog, by comparing Stats pageview counts. Optional parts of the display of each post are a snippet of text, and an ever popular thumbnail photo.

Like many Stats features, blog owners have found imaginative uses for "Popular Posts" - and overlook the limitations of the gadget. Both the dynamic nature of Stats, and the timing of the various pageview count recalculations, create confusion, when Popular Posts is examined.

Free Domain Registration By "UNONIC" Is Fraudulent

Blogger blog owners, like everybody else, like to save money.

Some blog owners prefer to save money when registering a custom domain, for their blogs. We've seen several free domain registration services, providing what is claimed to be a two level Top Level Domain "co.xx" (where "xx" == various country codes).

The latest in this ongoing story appears to be "net.tf" - and 13 other "top level domains".There is also an additional free service offering third-level .tf domains, under the name United Names Organisation. They occupy 14 second-level domains, including .eu.tf, .us.tf, .net.tf, and .edu.tf. They are run by the same company as smartdots.com, and are given away as URL redirections.