Add the Facility to Edit Author Comments

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  1. eugbug profile image97
    eugbugposted 6 weeks ago

    I have a lot of lengthy comments on articles with included relevant links added. My intention was to provide additional info for readers, but maybe Google doesn't see it that way. Anyway even though the text of the comments may help ranking, the only way I can remove links is by deleting comments. Obviously if we could edit comments, we could correct spelling and remove links. I think this feature has been requested several times before.

    1. lobobrandon profile image88
      lobobrandonposted 6 weeks agoin reply to this

      This would be a helpful feature, but until we have this feature you could just copy the content, post a new comment and delete the old. Most readers have already read your response, if they haven't they won't be returning to read it anyway. You may have to modify it a bit so that the comment makes sense without a reference to the question posed by the person who commented.

      1. eugbug profile image97
        eugbugposted 6 weeks agoin reply to this

        I've removed quite a lot of links in comments. Do you think it's worthwhile doing this? They were related to the content.

        1. lobobrandon profile image88
          lobobrandonposted 6 weeks agoin reply to this

          If they are related, it's good to have them in there. I guess it would be a waste of time deleting anything that is related. If there are unrelated links especially links posted by the people who commented those you should get rid of.

 
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