2125 How to add a comment form beneath your blog posts

Blogger have developed an inline (embedded) comment form which can be enabled through Blogger in Draft. This is probably the most requested feature for Blogger, and I'm sure many of you will want to use this straight away!

To enable inline comments for your Blogger powered blog, you need to log into your dashboard through Blogger in Draft. Then go to Settings>Comments and scroll down the page to see the new "Comment form placement" setting:


Check the radio setting for "Embedded below post" which will enable the display of the comment form below your blog posts.

If you have customized your template, you will need to make a small change to your template code for this comment form to display. But don't worry, it's a very simple customization to make!

Simply go to Layout>Edit HTML in your blog's dashboard and check the "Expand widget templates" box. Then search for this section of code:


<p class='comment-footer'> <b:if cond='data:post.allowComments'> <a expr:href='data:post.addCommentUrl' expr:onclick='data:post.addCommentOnclick'><data:postCommentMsg/></a> </b:if> </p>
Replace this entire section of code with the following instead:


<p class='comment-footer'> <b:if cond='data:post.embedCommentForm'> <b:include data='post' name='comment-form'/> <b:else/> <b:if cond='data:post.allowComments'> <a expr:href='data:post.addCommentUrl' expr:onclick='data:post.addCommentOnclick'><data:postCommentMsg/></a> </b:if> </b:if> </p>
Then save your template. Now when you view a post page in your blog, you should see the new comment form in place!

Update: As many of you have pointed out in the comments, not all templates feature the code I've described above.

Luckily, Is has offered a method which is much easier to use, and has worked for every template I've tried so far. So if my original method isn't working for you, try this instead:

Search for this line in your template code:

<b:include data='post' name='comments' />
Immediately after this line, add the following line of code:
<b:include data='post' name='comment-form'/>
Then save your template. This method adds the required code for the comment form without having to alter the whole comment area, and is very useful if you have experienced problems using the original method Thanks for the hint, Is!

If you don't see your comment form, make sure you have changed this setting through Blogger in Draft and have added your code in the correct place in your template.

You can see this comment form in action beneath this post. Using this comment form allows readers to comment using their Google account, OpenID, Name/URL and all of the settings previously available when using a pop-up or full page comment form (depending on the settings you have chosen).

I am very happy to see that Blogger have listened to our requests and have added this great functionality to our blogs. There are also some other new features added to Blogger in Draft including an improved posting page and import/export features which you can read about in the Blogger in Draft blog.

Please let me know what you think of this new feature by leaving your comments below.

Author: Amanda Kennedy

Amanda is a professional blogger and web designer living in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

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2,125 comments:

  1. Amanda, thanks for the article and the help comment you posted in Draft Blogger.

    Where do you set comment pagination?

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  2. Thanks for the post. I'll definitely try it on my blog.

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  3. Thanks. I'm trying the code for my template but I get:

    Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly.
    XML error message: The element type "b:if" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "".

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  4. Ignore me Amanda :) I've set pagination up now. Nice one.

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  5. THIS IS JUST AWESOME!!!

    I was speechless when I saw those new improvements Blogger have added!!!!

    Now I'll have to rewrite my wish-list post! :P

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  6. Sorry Amanda. My fault. I forgot to close with /p

    Many many thanks for this tip!!!

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  7. Thanks Amanda. Great post!

    It was a bit tricky to copy-paste the code. First I got some error message. Then I saw the code you gave here, (it might be correct, I am not sure. Pls verify). I found that after the p class='comment-footer' there is no b:if cond='data:post.allowComments'.

    So I copied your code as you suggested but omitted the b:if cond='data:post.allowComments' part.

    And it worked like a breeze!
    Thanks again.

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  8. Another thing how can I get follow-up comments in this way?

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  9. hi can i use inline comment form with intensedebate?

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  10. Thanks Amanda. I have Inline Comment Form after editing my tempate referring to this post. :)

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  11. thank u so much amanda for commenting on my blog.it's really something to me. u r our Queen.

    and also for letting us know about this awesome feature. i was waiting for this so long.

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  12. hi Amanda.

    Under settings I have set:
    Comments to show [yes]
    Who can post [registered users]
    New Comments [yes]
    Comment form [embed bellow post]

    I have copied the code above and replaced the part. but i think my template has hidden comments? I can't seem to over ride my template with the blogger settings.

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  13. I am having the same problem as bnycastro. Everything appears to be fine, but it is not showing up. What is even stranger is that I have another blog with the same Minima template base, and it installed just fine.

    What could be the deal?

    www.frombrandon.com

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  14. It works!
    The code I has to replae was slightly diferent byt I managed to identify it.
    I'm posting it below.
    < p class='comment-footer' >
    < a expr:href='data:post.addCommentUrl' expr:onclick='data:post.addCommentOnclick' >< data:postCommentMsg/ >< /a >
    < /p >
    Anyways, I love you for the trick!
    Now I'll wait for the trick to add the stars to get rid of the outbrain widget (if the functionality is similar)

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  15. Thanks Amanda for this tutorial but I can help but miss all my Greasemonkey plugin for this one...:(

    But great job with the tutorial here :)

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  16. Hi Amanda,

    It's really a pleasure to go through your posts specially when it comes to modifications to the blogger template.

    Each and every post is addressed to the needs of the users of blogs.

    I'm in the accounting profession and only recently had time to enter into the world of blogging and I must say, web design and blog template design really inspires me.

    Now, I have started learning css/xhtml. There is a problem which I really wanted to ask you about. Blogger help has a master list of data tags which obviously doesn't include everything, and where can I find a comprehensive list?

    Writing posts regarding how to either understand or to create blogger templates is an idea for your kind consideration.

    Thanks again and keep up the good work.

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  17. Thank you I love it! You make me feel so smart!

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  18. Ohh my gosh! This is fantastic! Thanks a lot for the tip. I have no idea how you are so on top of everything that is Blogger so quickly and thorouly. Amazing...

    Now, if you could guide us on the color of the text: "Comment as:" My blog background is very dark blue and the black doesn’t really show up.

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  19. Great! Thank you very much Amanda.

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  20. it doesn't seem to be working for me. I change the setting in Blogger in draft and try to change the code but kept getting error

    I didn't have the same code so I try the method by tonino but I still get the error.

    I have no idea what I'm doing wrong.

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  21. Amanda, sorry – but I really cannot read a black font on a lilac dark background (although I am not eye-handicaped). What is it, don't you like your blog beeing a readable blog?

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  22. Thanks for the tip-I'm loving that doing this allows me to distinguish my comments from my visitors' comments!

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  23. I'm not sure it worked, but I'm probably doing something wrong. I plugged this in to two blogs I have with custom templates (one is your ninja tmeplate), and neither one of them showed any change at all. Did I miss something?

    Thanks!

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  24. Okay, what I see now is that for Safari-Browser-User the brighter template of your blog appears only after a click on the comment button. Maybe that's the point.

    Regarding the code: I received several trouble warnings I need to close the b:if-tag, the p-tag, than the a-tag which were all closed already. But finally it worked after I did not replaced the former code. Left it behind the new one now. Strange. But thanks for your work and sharing it with us!

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  25. unfortunately it didn't work fo rme and all i see is a big grey box...

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  26. Working perfectly, *BUT* same than farah:

    How can I get follow-up comments in this way?

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  27. I've got the message :

    Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly.

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  28. Hola! Que bueno el truco, a mi me resulto... Saludos!

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  29. Thanks for the tip! I think it worked for me!

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  30. Hi am not even seeing the embedded comment form in any of my blogs, what could be wrong.
    Godbless

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  31. I tried it on both my blogs. Worked on one. On the other I can see the form on the post page while the page is loading, but when it fully loads, the form disappears! Crazy, huh?!

    But thanks for the hack - I love it in the blog where it works!!

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  32. Blogger has finally come up with the inline comment form.. nice to see more and more features getting added to blogger..I have also added the old comment form in my blog..

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  33. *_* I'm sooooooooooooo happy right now. I can't explain how much... it feels so good to be heard.

    Thank you, Amanda for the info and of course Blogger for this!

    *_*!! Finally...

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  34. Btw, I actually think this comment form looks nicer than the WP one.

    ^^ Don't you think the same?

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  35. Hi Amanda!

    I tried this on my blog and I followed all your instructions (I'm using a modified template). My case is the same with Rashmi (the commenter above)... this is what happens:

    The page loads, then the comment form appears then all of a sudden, it disappears. Can you help us out? I really want to have this comment form in my blog posts.. Please..

    Example: http://ilvoelv.blogspot.com/2008/06/louis-vuitton-spring-2009-mens.html

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  36. Hi Amanda,
    Thank you for this tip! I was dying for this feature to be included in Blogger, and now finally....

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  37. I tried to do this and I change the settings and insert the code, but nothing happens. Well that happens that now I or my readers can't leave any comments.

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  38. धन्यवाद अमांडा. ये हैक मेरे हिन्दी चिट्ठों पर भी आराम से चल रहा है.

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  39. Amanda...
    You are the best Blogger hacker at present now, that hoctro and company haven't updated since quite a time. Your competition and your dedication beared fruitful results :D. Blogger have incorporated many features which we were wanting for long, and this may now refrain many blogger from shifting over to wordpress. Thanks again :)

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  40. Hi Amanada, this will be great.

    BUT - i cant get it to work. I have rechecked everything. What have i missed???

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  41. Ok, i am officially an idiot! It works when someone leaves a comment otherwise it looks no different. Sorry Amanda LOL

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  42. Oh,,,, i still cant get it to work! It is not there on the main page, only access it when you cick on the comments link.....

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  43. wow. thank for the info

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  44. Excellent! Thanks for this Amanda - I've been looking at this feature on Wordpress blogs for ages and wishing Blogger would implement it. Followed your instructions and it works a treat!

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  45. Hi there Amanda,

    Congratulations for your work helping us inexperient bloggers, but this time its not working.

    I use a costumized that doesnt has this piece of code or probably has it all spread around the template code.

    Wish you can help,
    Salutes from Brazil.

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  46. You're very nice!!! I have disappointed when I can't have the inline comment because of my customized template.

    But... I have now. Thanks very much!

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  47. Thank you very much, great code, Amanda!

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  48. Thanks!
    Although my blog (to be replaced )code wasn't completely same as yours...still the method worked.
    Saved me some time :)

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  49. This looksa great, but unfortunatelly get me in big problems. I used ads theme from eblogtemplates, and when I implemented this all my comments dissapeared, and there is no comment are at all. This form doesn't appear, so there is no any comment option now

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  50. thanks amanda, it works like magic. you're the best!

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  51. Update !

    It works. I had turn off comments in edit post widget

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  53. Inline comments and rating stars are not working in my blog.

    It's a pity...

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  54. :( Sadly, it's not working on either of my blogs. I double-triple checked to make sure I was working in Blogger Draft mode, and tried out some of the suggestions posted above by other readers, but... no such luck.

    I was SO looking forward to this!

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  55. Thanks amanda, works fine for me.. I did have to change a few tags from your code though.. but i have finally got it going, i cant wait for people to start commenting properly on all my articles, this feature was WELL overdue, forget wordpress now, BLOGGER ROCKS !

    THANKS !

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  56. dette what problems are you facing?

    You can post here or you can post in Aneesh's website (he also has a page about this), he has helped me out with all my questions and now mines working like a dream (mashallah)

    Good luck and hope u get it sorted mate !

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  57. It worked perfect! Thank you so much!

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  58. nice trick, and thank. Event my template was modivied, but i was succes integrated it to my blog. Thank you

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  59. my comment form did not work by above method..........so what i did was i pasted the code given above after post.body with b:if command and it worked like charm ...i request amanda to include this option in post for those people whose comment form is still not working......

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  60. Hi Amanda,

    I was excited when I saw this as I use the draft dashboard. Anyway, I have a custom template and I was able to change the code as described, but still not seeing it - my template refers to comment links and also has some "includable" commands in there too.

    I tried to post here but your comments told me my HTML cannot be accepted. Hey, I've seen a lot of that lately on my site - ha!

    Anyway, I just e-mailed you the code difference, feel free to reply or just paste your ideas here, I'll check both. Thank you!

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  61. Hi Amanda...your great idea...Thank U so much!

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  62. Hi "Amanda",

    I just want to tell you that I did some change to this code, because it didn't work for me.

    But after deleting the < b:if cond='data:post.allowComments' > and also the FIRST < /b:if > it work now properly.

    Thank you for this great post.

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  63. For those who not earned to place on your blog, this service may be very useful: http://www.intensedebate.com/

    I have make one... because minima was killing me...

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  64. The example code is too long. You don't need to replace all the above code. There's an easy way to implement the new commenting system.

    I cant post the said html code in this section but anyhow what you need to do is to place the below code
    b:include data='post' name='comment-form'

    (you need to make it the above code in html tags)

    right below

    b:include data='post' name='comments'

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  65. One trick for everyone with a custom template or theme, you can embed the comment form just as mentioned below:

    Add this :
    <b:if cond='data:post.embedCommentForm'> <b:include data='post' name='comment-form'/> <b:else/>

    Before :
    <b:if cond='data:post.allowComments'>

    Hope it helps all those with custom theme.
    It was a bit tricky initially, but I got it figured out finally.

    Thanks
    Anurag Bansal
    http://www.knowliz.com

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  66. Thank you 'is'. Your method works for me

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  67. Thanks also, 'is.' Got the comment form embedded ^^

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  68. Hi Amanda, I am using the Fluid Solution template by JackBook. I could not find those lines to replace in my template. Please help

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  69. Cool. I love it. Any idea how to show a few comments under each post on the homepage?

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  70. Thnx for the articel. this feature is gr8..!! And well, this page is listed in the official google's blog
    http://bloggerindraft.blogspot.com/2008/06/new-feature-embedded-comment-form.html

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  71. Hooray..!! i did it.
    Once again.. Thank You for the article. This feature is superb..!!

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  72. when I paste your
    one line entry
    in blogger draft mode as instructed I get my
    "Comment Form Message" which says something like
    "please leave civil comment etc
    nothing else. So it doesn't work for me I even tried pasting other

    lines, selecting embedded post options and in many combinations.

    It does NOT work

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  73. Daniella: if you can still see the comment link, this means you have not changed the options to enable the comment form display.

    You should log in through Blogger in Draft (draft.blogger.com) and change the comment form placement to "Embed below post".

    Once you have changed and saved this setting, the one line method should work.

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  74. http://joykevin.blogspot.com/

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  75. Thanks a lot. Second one works.

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  76. yayyy it's a beauty indeed, both of your code and method works fine.thanks.nice works.just like below when i'm giving this comments.keep up the good work!

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  77. Just added to my blog just now and I really glad it look nice and better from the old one.

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  78. Thanks for this info, amanda, but I can't seem to make it work. *sigh*

    Do I have to change anything here, guys:

    p class='comment-footer'
    a class='comment-link' expr:href='data:post.createLinkUrl' expr:id='data:widget.instanceId + "_backlinks-create-link"' target='_blank'
    data:post.createLinkLabel//a
    /p

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  79. La deuxiéme solution est la meilleur. Merci pour l'astuce :)

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  81. Please Please Please HELP !

    1st of thanking you for the great trick.But unfortunately I have got one big blank space below the inline comment form which makes my blog look very ugly.

    My blog is: http://ivilla.blogspot.com
    and my xml template can be found at: http://ivillax3w.googlepages.com/template-7706362956094556981.xml

    And hey there is also a similar kind of empty space just above the comments section i.e. below "adsense 336x280 image block" . Please inspect my template and give me the solution for which i will remain ever greatful to you.

    Thanks in advance.

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  82. @Devi Mahapatra:

    I see what you mean about the space below the comment form (it appears to happen here too, though it doesn't bother me too much).

    In your template's XML, I can see this section of code:

    iframe allowtransparency='true' expr:src='data:post.commentFormIframeSrc' frameborder='0' height='275' id='comment-editor' scrolling='auto' width='100%'

    Are you able to see this when viewing your blog's template code through the editor?

    If so, try changing the height from 275 to something like 250 (perhaps a little less).

    This should alter the height of the iframe in which the comment form is embedded. I'm not entirely sure this will work as Blogger prefer to prevent the comment form code being edited (to deter spammers and other malicious use) though it may be worth a try.

    It's actually a bit strange to see this iframe embedded in the XML file, did you use a different method to those I posted above?

    Hope this works for you :)

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  83. Hi Amanda,
    I was hoping for an article from you on adding Star ratings to the custom blogger templates.
    But I was a little impatient too. So kind of figured out myself. Thought of sharing with you the how to I wrote on my blog. Here is the link:
    http://www.knowliz.com/2008/07/how-to-add-star-rating-to-custom.html

    Thanks
    Anurag Bansal
    www.knowliz.com

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  84. At last it works! Thanks alot! XD

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  85. thnx! the second one works!

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  86. the code works but my comments are not appearing.

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  87. Hey, Many Thanks for the code. This is something ive been trying to do for a long time, like many others. Im sure blogger blogs will rate higher now this is available.

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  88. hey thanks...Second method worked for me....

    thanks...

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  89. Doesn't work for me, I used Blogger Draft to do the "embed" thing, and nothing happened, and so then I did the one-line code insert thing, and nothing at all happened. Sorry can't remember the name of my template but I got it from the Blogger Dashboard, and haven't changed anything (until I tried to get this comment thing to work).

    Very sad this is the one thing I have really wanted on Blogger.

    Gotta agree with the earlier person who said that this dark font on dark back background is UNreadable!!

    Delany

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  91. Thanx for the UPDATE! Now it's working properly.

    MareK

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  92. Thanks a lot for the tip. It worked perfectly (the second hack). Have a great day

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  93. can we make the form smaller (width)? i just can manipulate width of the iframe, so there will be scroll in my comment form, sooo ugly :(

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  94. Thanks, Amanda and Is :)

    Now, it works on my blog ;)

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  95. I just followed the steps you layed out. The second method was the one that worked for me. I like the results a lot. Thanks a lot for that Amanda.

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  96. Hi, great job! But there is some but. At Your blog it seem little bit better than in my. It will be great if comment box will be placed at center not so close to left side. Look how it seem in our blog. http://www.kristusdraudze.lv/2008/03/lieldienu-sapulc-izmantotais-video.html?showComment=1215193500000#comment-c8880499052057017553

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  98. If you want to change the padding position of your Comments box you need to add this CSS.

    .comment-form {
    padding-left: 10px;
    }

    Change the 10 to whatever you need.

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  99. Still no luck, even with your update. I wonder if the previous comment section hacks are hindering me from adding the comment form? Might try to go back and undo everything. That should be fun.

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  100. Thanks - easy to follow instructions, it worked first time no problems!

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  101. I have a little problem!
    My blog post contains "read more" section added manualy by me!

    The code ads the comment area under "Rea more" and when I expand the post, appears!

    Whow I cand hide the form to be visible only when the post is entire listed!?

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  102. To DarkUFO

    It helps, Thank a lot!

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  103. Oh thank you Amanda! I'm learning so much from you. I added the comment beneath the post per you simple instructions and I got it!
    Please see what I have done. So proud of it. Thanks for your help!
    http://forevergratefulsgv.blogspot.com

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  104. nice post
    i am using Polaroid blogger template for my blog. I want to put comment form just below my post. I search both above code it template but could not find.. Can u help me to put comment forum just below the post in this template?

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  105. Amanda

    How can i align the comment form? How to define padding for embed comment form?

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  106. Hey Thanks, the embedded comment box shows now! Thanks to Amanda.

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  107. @Xphunt3r: i am also using polaroid template. it's bit tricky to install this comment form. u can send me ur html..i will do it for u.

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  108. thanks amanda, this really help me coz i really one this comment form....

    a million thanks for sharing with us.

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  109. @kazi Thanks for comment. I just send my blogger template to your hotmail account check it and send me it very soon

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  110. Hi, Amanda. Thanks for this great post.

    Am I just unlucky or what?

    I've been following your instructions to the letter, but my blog refuses to make it work.

    I have also tried Is', Anurag's, Tonino's, and Farah's suggestions, but it still doesn't work.

    Like Dinx here, I always get this error message every time I attempt to save my (supposedly) new template:
    Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly.
    XML error message: The element type "b:if" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "".

    I'm using the beautiful three-column Sunset template that you designed, by the way.

    Anyway, I think I'll just go back to my old settings for now.

    Here's my blog: http://warriorinscrubs.blogspot.com.

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  111. Thank you so much for such a simple tutorial! :)

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  112. Thanks Amanda. Your code worked just fine.

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  113. Thanks for this, I wasn't able to get it working until I came here and got Is's code.

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  114. Thanks millions! Amanda. You have no idea of how happy I felt when I first saw the embedded comment form showing up on my blog. Although I had hard time to implement it at the beginning, it works beautifully now. This is what I did: I tried all your methods but I kept getting the following message:
    "Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly."
    So at the end I have to type in Is' code literally to make it work. Thanks Is! I guess copy and paste does not work for me. Here is my blog:
    Learning My First Online Business

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  115. Gee,,it really works!!!
    thx Amanda!!
    Know my friends can leave their comment without too much obstacle.....
    bravo

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  116. Hi Can you please tell how can I delete comments because after started using new blogger comment feature I am getting lots of spam comments But the important thing is I am not getting the option how to delete comments

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  117. Hi Amanda,

    Thanks for the useful post. I'm going to implement this immediately!

    Scott
    http://arriive.blogspot.com

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  118. Thank you so much for your help. I had a hard time getting this to show properly. Followed all the steps. Even loaded your "Rounders 3" three column template and made the changes there. Still nothing until I went back into the comments setting, disabled "show" comments and changed the "embedded below post" option to full or pop. Saved changes and went back in to reselect "show" comments and chose the "embedded" option. Worked!

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  119. this is good one i am looking for the same How Can I get it

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  120. it does'nt work ! when i go to Blogger in Draft > settings > comments i don't have the embedded below post option :( please help me !

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  121. hi amanda, i use your second trick and it's work but the comment on each post not showed.

    did i miss a step?

    thank you.

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  122. That was way too easy! Thanks for the tip! I wasn't aware of blogger in draft!

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  123. Thanks so much for posting this!

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  124. Thank you Amanda!

    If the Comment form doesnt look centered or appears cut off add the following

    .comment-form {
    padding-left: 10px;
    }

    below this:

    .comment-footer a:link {
    color: $mainTextColor;
    }
    .deleted-comment {
    font-style:italic;
    color:gray;
    }

    or anywhere in the comments section of your CSS it works nicely on my Blog here:

    http://www.hilalscricket.com/2008/07/comments-now-enabled-on-hilals-cricket.html#comment-form

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  125. Thanks for the script
    @farah , thanks for the info, that very help me..

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  126. Really great help for Bloggers! Thanks Amanda.

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  127. Thanks man..
    Visit http://handlingdepression.blogspot.com

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  128. I don't know why it doesn't work. My test blog has a minima telplate (not customize) and blogger gives an error (bX-5jexeh) if I replace the code. Please, can you help me?

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  129. For anyone experiencing problems with the comment form:

    If you have not customized the Blog Posts widget in your template, the easiest method to add your form is to find "Blog1" in your template code and replace this with "Blog2" (just rename the widget).

    This will reset your blog posts widget with all the code required to make your comment form display.

    Ensure you have changed the settings as appropriate through Blogger in Draft then your comment form will display.

    I experienced many problems with the comment form when changing to this new layout, and my "fix" was very complicated! I'd suggest this easy method if you can use it, though if you've moved any formatting around in your posts, you will need to make these changes again.

    Hope this method will be helpful for some of you!

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  131. does this blog box only work when click on the actual post and not on the main blog page?

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  132. Hi again Amanda. I really would appreciate any help you can offer in regards to customising the comments. For example in your inline comments above you have a neat matching border after every comment and the Blogger Icon system is displayed. Mine looks so boring and dull I would so appreciate your help with this.

    This is my URL:
    http://www.hilalscricket.com/2008/07/comments-now-enabled-on-hilals-cricket.html?showComment=1216222320000

    Thanks in advance!
    Hilal

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  134. i installed itheme techno 2.0

    do i need to modify anything to get comment form ??? any body can help...

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  135. Thank you SO much for this!
    I was beginning to think I was crazy when my "post a comment" wouldn't work.
    I've given you a shout out in my Thursday 13 this week for this Blogger In Draft embedded comment hint!

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  136. Thanks for the comment form trick..
    Its works!

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  137. Hi Amanda!

    Please help!

    I've followed your tips and managed to set the comment box on my blog. But why the comment did not show up after I posted new article?

    I try another test to post another article, but it came up the same result.

    Please help Amanda! So the comment box may show up to every article I post. Thanks and sucess.

    Http://freeinternetmarketingresources.blogspot.com

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  138. Hi Amanda
    You so fantastic woman, i admire u ;))
    Best Regards From Jakarta, Indonesia

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  139. It just worked perfect
    Thank you Amanda !

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  140. It works. But.
    - comment moderation is not working after change
    - word verification is not working
    - comment will be not shown in blog post

    Now I disabled it again, changed back the code and no comment is now possible... :(

    Very bad try from Google... :(

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  142. Hi Amanda,
    Just dropping by to say thanks, it works for me now :)

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  143. Hi Amada,

    I have followed the above procedure. And the comment forms are available in old posts but in all my new postings I am unable to see a comment post and it has become impossible for my visitors to post a comment on my blog (http://mobilegyaan.blogspot.com). So please let me know how to fix this issue.

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  144. Hello,

    How to edit command/ scripts in my blog? Because my new comments not includable ( to see a comment in post).

    I've followed procedure from this blog.

    Please correct and how to fix this error.
    Thank's

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  145. I have a custom theme. And the comment form appears, then disappears. What can I do>?

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  146. Hi there, i followed your instructions and i embeded the new comment form on my blog http://www.cartechhome.com but the problem is that the comment that my readers made wouldn't show up on my blog, what seems to be the problem, hope you could help me, thanks.

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  147. Somehow I managed to get it working. Don't ask me how because I've tried several methods posted above and I do not know which worked.

    What I would like to ask now is how can we customize the form. For example, use a different POST COMMENT button.

    Thx.

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  148. I have copied the code above and replaced the part. but i think my template has hidden comments? I can't seem to over ride my template with the blogger settings. my website on Free movies online .

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  149. Thanks for the tip

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  150. Thank you so much, man. Thumb up b^^

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  152. Amanda thanks it works great, the problem is my blog is in black some of the word are missing in color, how you change it's colour....

    oh yes one more how to make the form center...
    if you don't mind check www.jazili.com thanks...

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  154. been trying to do this since yesterday but kept on getting an error code :(

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  155. hi, tried it again this afternoon and its working fine!

    my new problem now is the link of the commenter is not clickable, what i mean is its returning the blogger page and not to the person's website or profile

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  156. Thank you very much, it was extremaly good. My english is poor. I'm learning. Thanks for you support.

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  157. Thank you very much, It's work for me.

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  158. Thanks Amanda, the second trick worked!

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  159. This is asbabsolute nightmare for me please someone help me I have been looking at this for weeks and does not work.

    http://webfusions.blogspot.com/

    danielneverlies@hotmail.co.uk

    I can email you the HTML code. I have made many chages to the HTML.... Thnak you

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  160. And this is a wonderful website keep up the good work. Could you look at my HTML

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  161. Wonderful! Thanks a lot Amanda. It's really a long awaited cool feature.

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  162. you solved when the blogger team didn't. nice!!

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  163. Pity it doesn't allow yo to subscribe to the comments.
    (or is that "automatically selected" by default?)

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  164. Hi Amanda.
    Thanks for the tips. It's great to have this feature finally!

    Im wondering how to replace Blogger logo to my own Favicon on the 'Author said..' section of the comment. Hope you can help.. thanks :x

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  165. whats the html code for the comment box?...
    i mean posting a comment directly not in another window..?

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  166. Hi Amanda its me again.

    I just notice that there is no Author delete button for this comment form anymore.

    How do u address this?

    Or is it I have accidently deleting something? Oh no!! Did I?

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  167. Thanx Amanda,the update you have provided has worked for me.....

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  168. hello amanda ...it's not working for me...for the first trick i couldn't find an appropriate place to paste it....next when i moved on to your second trick i see no changes...plz help....can i mail you the whole html code of my template?then plz leave a message on my blog or mail me at thechessman@gmail.com...plz tell me where to and what modifications i have to make.i tried so many things but in vain...i desperately want this work out....i am really looking forward for your cooperation...thanks in advance

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  169. Can I do this if Intense debate is already installed?

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  170. Spanish: Sencillamente, maravilloso.
    Te lo juró, llevaba ratos pensando en cranearme el código de como lograr esto, lo había visto en blogs, pero no los de blogger, sino en los de wordprees, y quería asimilar su forma, pero no le hallaba.

    Sinceramente, gracias, considero que esto motivará más a lector/leecher que deje un comentario en la entrada.

    A mi, me motiva ^_^

    Un saludo!!!!

    __________________________

    Inglés: Great, Awesome!!!
    I swear, i take a few days thinking in this code, and, here we go, you got here in your blog. I saw in other blogs, but, no blogger, if not, wordpress, and i wanted to assimilate that form, but, i cannot found it.

    Honestly, Thank you, I believe that this will motivate to the reader/leecher post a comment.

    To me, I motivate.

    Regards!!!

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  171. oh great! now i won't be having a trouble anymore with my comment box. thank you so much for yout tweak tips! :D

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  172. hello,
    I was excited to see your solution, and have made several attempts but seem to have messed up. any advice would be appreciated! I'm not familiar with coding at all :)
    http://ngbtravels.blogspot.com

    I'd like the comments for each entry to show always (at the moment you have to click to reveal them) and also the comment form now appears twice. I'm confused!
    thanks for your efforts...

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  173. I am using classic template
    I add <$BlogItemCreate$> and the form is working
    but it doesnt display the comments added

    so what tag should i call for to display the comments?

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  174. I use this little nifty tool. It gives you a quick view of how well your site is optimized for search engines and you're able to track your Google ranks. http://seogroup.com/evaluation/ .. hope this helps out you guys.

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  175. Thanks Amanda for sharing this easy to follow tutorial. It works great!

    Thanks

    But I hope there's a way to remove the option "Anonymous" in the drop down menu.

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  176. kestudi le 10/08/2008 ?????

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  177. none work for me. how come?? :( please help. thanks!

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  178. Amanda (or anyone else),

    I put in the inline comments widget, and used Is' hack to re-add the code in my customized template.

    I also happen to have a customized comments link at the end of posts, ex: Comments (3), No Comments, so forth.

    When one clicks that link, it takes them to the new inline comments form, instead of to the comments for that post.

    I am not sure if the two are conflicting with each other somehow, or if it's something else.

    My blog is at: www.olmmod.com

    Any help would be hugely appreciated. Not a clue how to fix that :(

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  179. Am i going to see comment box instantly....or will take time???

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  180. hey...a message comes like this:

    Your template could not be parsed as it is not well-formed. Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly.
    XML error message: The element type "b:if" must be terminated by the matching end-tag "".

    What to do??

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