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Comments

Managing Comments:

About Comments

Comments allow readers of your blog to give feedback on your posts.  As a content editor, you can allow or disable comments, edit comments (in the case of inappropriate content), remove comments, hold comments for review, or add comments of your own.

NOTE: Both the Blog / Publication and the individual News / Post need to have comments enabled in order for comments to appear on your site.  See Allow Comments under Create a Blog / Publication and Allow Comments under Creating and Publishing News / Posts for instructions on how to turn comments on or off.

Adding Comments

You can add your own comments on the public facing blog post, or from within Reason.

From the public facing blog post

  1. Visit the article page on which you'd like to leave a comment.
  2. Fill out the Add a Comment form and click Submit Comment.  If you're logged in to Reason, your name will be automatically filled in.

From within Reason

  1. Click Comments from the Content Types menu.
  2. Click Add Comment.
  3. Fill out the Add Comment form:
    • Name:  Name of the comment (internal reference).
    • Author:  Name of person leaving the comment.
    • Content: Comment text.
    • Date & Time Added: Date and time comment added.
    • Show Hide: Show or hide the comment on the page.
  4. Click Save and Finish.
  5. Click News / Post from the Content Types menu.
  6. Click Edit on the post you'd like the comment to appear on.
  7. Click Comments made to this post in the left sidebar menu.
  8. Click Select next to the comment you'd like to add.
  9. Click Finish.

Editing Comments

You can edit the comment text while editing the comment, or while editing the post.

While editing the comment

  1. Click Comments from the Content Types menu.
  2. Click Edit next to the comment you want to edit.
  3. Edit the necessary fields.
  4. Click Save and Finish.

While editing the post

  1. Click News / Posts from the Content Types menu.
  2. Click Edit next to the post that has the comment you want to edit.
  3. Click Comments made to this post in the left sidebar menu. 
  4. Click Edit in the row corresponding with the comment you'd like to edit.  Edit the comment, then click Save and Finish.

Removing Comments

You can remove comments from posts without deleting them from Reason.

  1. Click News / Posts from the Content Types menu.
  2. Click Edit next to the post that has the comment you want to edit.
  3. Click Comments made to this post in the left sidebar menu. 
  4. Click Deselect in the row corresponding with the comment you'd like to edit. 
  5. Click Save and Finish.

Deleting Comments

You can also completely delete comments from Reason.

  1. Click Comments from the Content Types menu.
  2. Click Edit next to the comment you want to edit.
  3. Click Delete under Other Action Items in the left sidebar menu.
  4. Click Save and Finish.