Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Sometimes NO Comments are Better!

If an educator is using a blog as a public classroom newsletter they may consider turning off comments. 

Why would a teacher want to do this? 

The internet is a vast global place not limited to the parents and students within their school community. Also maintaining a blog could become time-consuming when having the need to moderate comments. 

When comments are moderated this sends a notification to the educator's email inbox. There is No reason why strangers should have the ability to flood a teacher's inbox. Not when parents and student already have the educator's email address and/or contact phone number. 

Thank you Blogger for providing the "hide a comment" feature. This supports teachers with some of the new challenges provided by the digital world we live in!

How to Hide Comments

  1. Sign into the Blogger Dashboard
  2. Select the Blog you want to update
  3. In the left menu, select 

    • Settings > Posts, Comments and Sharing

  4. Scroll down to the comments section and look for "Comment Location"
  5. Click the button to the right of "Comment Location"
  6. Select "HIDE"
  7. Click the Orange Save Settings Button
    • Located in the upper right corner of the page

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