Category Archives: Commenting

New Index

Over in the right column, you’ll notice a new Index, similar to the old Pages entry. I’ve decided to take the time to re-index the entire site based on categories. It’s a lot of trouble, but it’ll be far easier … Continue reading

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Road Map to the Blog

Printing I just added a new feature. There are now icons at the bottom of each post that will allow you to print the text of any post without having to print the heading and two sidebars. This will save … Continue reading

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Comment Policies — Final Warning

Readers, I wrote only a few days ago, * No judging motives. No personal invective. No personal insults. … * I’m not keen on tolerating “fighting words.” If you call your opponent a liar or accuse him of being dishonest, … Continue reading

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Comment Policies, A Reminder

A reminder of long-standing policies – Moderation * Christians will be held to higher standards than non-Christians. I expect believers to be familiar with the New Testament’s instructions on how we treat others, especially fellow Christians. There is evidently a … Continue reading

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Comments: Using HTML in the Comments

DISQUS allows greater flexibility in preparing your comments than native WordPress software. These are the allowed codes – Single tags These tags can be used alone and don’t need an ending tag. <br> Single line break <hr> Horizontal line Matching … Continue reading

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On Navigating the OneInJesus Site

Every so often, I’m reminded that many new readers aren’t familiar with how to find their way around a blog such as OneInJesus. The following will be painfully obvious to veteran readers, but will hopefully be of use to newbies. … Continue reading

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Comments: How to Avoid the Spam Filter

DISQUS uses a double filter — Akismet and its own spam filter. Akismet is the spam filter used by WordPress and is quite efficient, rarely catching a legitimate comment. I never review the Akismet filter, because it traps hundreds of … Continue reading

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New Moderation Policy

Historically, I’ve been very slow to moderate readers — sometimes to the chagrin of other readers. But while on my Sabbatical, I realized one reason the blog is often a greater burden on me than it ought to be is … Continue reading

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Moderation, Etc.

For those new to the blogging world, to “moderate” comments is to require that I pre-approve them before they appear on the site. I rarely moderate comments. I wish I never had to do it at all. If I politely … Continue reading

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Gravatars (those pictures by your name in the comments)

Lately, I’ve had several complaints about the Gravatars — those computer-generated pictures next to the readers comments. This post will explain what they are and how you can select your own. (Some seem to think the computer is being very … Continue reading

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