What do you do when you have such a ridiculous comment posted on one of your blogs that you are really tempted to approve it, just so you can blast the reader?
Okay, not blast...I've been thinking about "polite" responses I could add. Remarks that would make me look even better :-)
When someone comments, if they are a "hubber", does their name link to their profile before you approve the link? Can you post a comment without signing up as a hubber? I was hoping to get a little more insight about where this person was coming from, but I can't find a hubpages profile for them.
I don't think this comment is from a spammer, just a....I have no idea how to describe it.
What do you do with (not just negative) but crazy? comments?
It depends on what you mean by crazy. If I thought I could produce a scathingly effective riposte to make them look silly, I'd approve it, then post my own comment in reply. Otherwise, I'd just deny it and be done.
If it's a Hubber, you'll be able to click on their name to go to their profile (which won't always be completed, but that's a different thing). If you can't click on the name, then it's someone who is not a member of the site.
I don't think most hubbers post ridiculous comments anyway. They usually make either positive or negative comments that make sense. Crazy comments are normally made by people who are not HP members.
You can deny outside comments when you post or edit the hub. I've never gotten a bad comment from a hubber. Every one I ever had to deny was unregistered. Of course, that doesn't mean it wasn't a hubber in disguise.
You can set comments so that only logged in members can comment. Yes the members name does appear in the comment. I would deny the comment and then send them a message.
Thanks, everyone. It was not a hubber, and I ended up just denying.
well my comment box was flooded with rude comments from a group of kids and I had to remove it!
.I'm still waiting form someone at hub teams to respond
1. Edit your hub.
2. Edit the comments capsule.
3. Check one of these boxes in order to prevent anonymous comments and/or require comments to be approved before they appear:
[X] Only signed-in users may post comments
[X] Comments must be approved before they appear
by MarieLB10 days ago
There is a new short comment on one of articles I have edited lately.The system has indicated that it is Spam.I wonder why and how can this be identified?I normally feel that it is right to acknowledge and respond to...
by Christy Kirwan11 days ago
Please visit the HubPages Blog for an update on Comment Capsules in articles and let us know here if you have any questions or comments.
by Isabella Snow13 days ago
This has been discussed a number of times, but I think it's time to bring it up again because lately I've been denying loads of comments that I view as spam. And, just now, I've been told by someone whose comments Ive...
by Haunty7 years ago
When I post a comment to someone's hub including a question and they approve it, but do not answer the question, does that mean they have no manners? In your opinion.
by Chace7 months ago
Do you approve all comments on your hubs, even if every third word is a swear word? I'm just wondering if it's normal to do so or if it's normal to just delete it.
by Margaret Schindel2 years ago
If I view my account's Comments page, it's easy to view, approve and respond to unapproved comments. However, if I go to a new comment in one of my hubs and click Approve, I cannot reply to it directly on the comment....
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.