Add or edit Latest Comments module

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Comments gives you the ability to display, in a module, a list of the latest comments published for articles.

Adding the Module

To add this module to your site:

  1. Go to Extensions > Module Manager
  2. Click New in the upper right
  3. Click Comments - Latest Comments
  4. For Title in the Module [Edit] view, enter a title for the module
  5. For Show Title, select No or Yes to hide or show the title to the end user
  6. For Enabled, select No or Yes to hide or show the module on the front end of your site
  7. For Position, select the position in which you wish the module to appear. To review your site's module positions, read Module Manager: View module positions on your site.
  8. For Order, select the order in which you wish this module to appear, relative to the other modules set to the same module position
  9. For Access Level, choose Public, Registered, or Special, depending on which type of end user you wish to view the module. If your site does not restrict access to content by requiring individuals to login or you wish all end users to view this module, leave this as Public.
  10. Under Menu Assignment, select which menu items on which you wish the module to appear. To display the module on all pages, leave this as All. If you wish to choose to display it on specific pages only, choose Select Menu Item(s) from the List and select the appropriate menu items. For further instructions on this process, read Module Manager: Publish a module to a given page.
  11. In the right column under Module Parameters, for Context, keep the default setting of "- All Contexts -". This is the only available setting at this time.
  12. For Limit, enter the number of links to display
  13. For Show Excerpt, select No or Yes to hide or show a limited excerpt of the comment in the list
  14. For Hide Trackbacks, choose No or Yes to hide/ignore trackbacks in the list of links.  NOTE: Except in very specific situations, you will want to keep the default setting of No.
  15. For Max Excerpt Length, set the maximum number of characters to display
  16. For Show Feed Link, choose No or Yes to disable or enable the feed link in the HTML document for the comments
  17. Click Save

Editing the Module

To edit this module on your site:

  1. Go to Extensions > Module Manager
  2. Locate the module in the list of options
  3. Click the title
  4. Edit the parameters as described above
  5. Click Save
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