How do I set up the Disqus comment section?

This article will explain how you can set up and add a Disqus comment section to your WordPress site.

If you wish to allow your visitors to make comments on your site, you can do so by using the Disqus plugin. Before you install this though, you’ll need to create an account with Disqus first. Here’s how to do this:

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Go to and create an account (if you haven’t already done so).

Visit Disqus website


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On the Intent page, select the option I want to install Disqus to my site.

Choose your intent


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Fill in the registration form and select Create Site.

Select Create Site


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Follow the on-screen instructions and be sure to choose WordPress as your platform. You’re now ready to install the Disqus plugin to your site.

Choose WordPress


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From there, access your Managed WordPress dashboard and select Plugins from the left-hand menu, followed by Add new.

For details on how to do this, please read our Support article: How do I access my Managed WordPress dashboard?

Select Plugins


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Search for Disqus using the page function. Once you’ve found it, you’ll need to install and activate it.

For more information on how to do this, please read our Support article: How do I install and activate a plugin?

Install Disqus


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Once done, select Disqus from the left-hand menu.

Select Disqus


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From there, follow the on-screen instruction to complete the installation process.

Complete installation