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This article was published on January 27, 2009

    Disqus Adds Friendfeed Integration

    Disqus Adds Friendfeed Integration
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    disqus-logo-20080812-160328Disqus is a “third party” commenting system which integrates into virtually any site or blogging platform. Their latest update has seen the integration of Friendfeed support which will allow for your comments on Friendfeed to appear on your actual blog post and vice versa.

    As Duncan Riley at The Inquisitr points out, the service competes head on with rival commenting system Intense Debate which has included Friendfeed integration for some time – although I’ve personally always felt Disqus’ overall implementation is far slicker.

    The Disqus blog offers a simple guide to how to integrate the service:

    How do I get started?

    • Visit Account Services
    • Click Enabled
    • Retrieve your FriendFeed Remote Key and fill in the blanks.
        

      note: If you disable FriendFeed from your account services page, it will globally disable it on all your sites.

    How do I enable the forums?

    • Visit The Administration Panel
    • Choose Your Site from the drop-down
    • Click the Settings tab
    • Check FriendFeed comments
      note: You will have to activate FriendFeed per forum.

    The last but most important item is to make sure your blog is in FriendFeed.

    Ok, off to convince Boris & Co. to integrate Disqus…