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How to install and configure the Disqus Comment System plugin

This article describes how to install and configure the Disqus Comment System plugin for WordPress. This plugin enables you to easily integrate Disqus comments into a WordPress blog.

Disqus Comment System is a WordPress plugin. You must install WordPress on your site before you can install Disqus Comment System. For information about how to install WordPress, please see this article.

Installing Disqus Comment System

To install the Disqus Comment System plugin, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator.
  2. In the left-hand pane, click Plugins.
  3. Click Add New.
  4. In the Search text box, type disqus, and then click Search Plugins.
  5. In the Name column, locate Disqus Comment System, and then click Install Now.
  6. After WordPress finishes installing the plugin, click Activate Plugin.

Configuring Disqus Comment System

After you install the Disqus Comment System plugin, you can configure it.

You must have a Disqus account to configure the plugin. If you do not already have a Disqus account, please visit https://disqus.com.

To configure the plugin, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator.
  2. In the left-hand pane, click Comments.
    If you receive a message about upgrading the database, click Upgrade.
  3. On the Install Disqus Comments page, in the Username or email text box, type your Disqus username.
  4. In the Password text box, type your Disqus password.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Under Select a website, select your Disqus forum, or register a new one.
  7. Click Next. WordPress installs Disqus for your blog.
  8. To view or change the plugin settings, click Plugin Settings.

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