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CommentPress Core

CommentPress Core allows fine-grained commenting in the margins of a text. Use it to annotate, workshop or debate a social text in a social context.

You can download and install CommentPress Core using the built in WordPress plugin installer. If you download CommentPress Core manually, make sure it is uploaded to "/wp-content/plugins/commentpress-core/".

Install CommentPress Core in WordPress Standalone

Base Install:

  1. Install WordPress
  2. Install "CommentPress Core"
  3. Activate "CommentPress Core"

Your basic "CommentPress Core" setup is complete. At this point you can:

  1. Create a custom menu for the main site
  2. Use the Theme Customizer to modify the look
  3. Change Background and Header
  4. Customise "CommentPress Core" via its Settings Page

Install CommentPress Core in WordPress Multisite

Base Install:

  1. Install WordPress
  2. Create Network

Okay, we're ready to install "CommentPress Core":

  1. Install and Network Activate "CommentPress Core"
  2. This should have enabled "CommentPress Core" on your main blog
  3. Network Enable the "CommentPress Modern Theme" and/or the "CommentPress Default Theme" UNLESS
  4. You have "CommentPress Core"-compatible child themes you want to use instead:
  5. Network Enable any "CommentPress Core"-compatible child themes you want to use

Go to the "CommentPress" network settings page under "Settings" in "Network Admin":

  1. Configure your options as desired
  2. Click "Save Changes"

Your basic "CommentPress Core" setup is complete. At this point you can:

  1. Create a custom menu for the main site
  2. Use the Theme Customizer to modify the look
  3. Change Background and Header
  4. Customise "CommentPress Core" via its Settings Page

Install CommentPress Core with BuddyPress Groupblogs

Base Install:

  1. Install WordPress
  2. Create Network

Essential Plugins:

  1. Install, Network Activate and configure "BuddyPress" (Please note: "CommentPress Core" has not been tested with the Forums component)
  2. Download and Network Activate the latest version of "BuddyPress Groupblog" greater than 1.8.3
  3. Install and DO NOT Network Activate "BuddyPress Template Pack"

Optional Plugins:

  1. Network Install "BuddyPress Group Email Subscription"
  2. Network Install "Invite Anyone"
  3. Network Install "My Page Order"
  4. Network Install "Co-Authors Plus"
  5. Network Install "Simple Footnotes" (recommended), "FD Footnotes" or "WP-Footnotes"

Okay, we're ready to install "CommentPress Core":

  1. Install and Network Activate "CommentPress Core"
  2. This should have enabled "CommentPress Core" on your main blog
  3. Network Enable the "CommentPress Modern Theme" and/or the "CommentPress Default Theme" UNLESS
  4. You have "CommentPress Core"-compatible child themes you want to use instead:
  5. Network Enable any "CommentPress Core"-compatible child themes you want to use

Go to your main blog's Dashboard:

  1. Activate "BuddyPress Template Pack"
  2. Go to the "BP Compatibility" page
  3. Click "Finish"
  4. Tick "Disable BP Template Pack CSS"
  5. Click "Save Settings"
  6. Optionally, activate your chosen "CommentPress Core"-compatible child theme

Go to your "Groupblog Setup" page under "Settings" in "Network Admin":

  1. Select your desired "BuddyPress Groupblog" theme as your default "BuddyPress Groupblog" theme
  2. Click "Save Changes"
  3. Click the "Redirect" header
  4. Set "Redirect Enabled to:" to "Home Page"
  5. Click "Save Changes"

Go to the "CommentPress" network settings page under "Settings" in "Network Admin":

  1. Select your desired "CommentPress Groupblog" theme. This will be applied to group blogs that are "CommentPress Core"-enabled
  2. Configure other options as desired
  3. Click "Save Changes"

Your basic "CommentPress Groupblogs" setup is complete. At this point you can:

  1. Create a custom menu for the main site
  2. Use the Theme Customizer to modify the look
  3. Change Background and Header
  4. Customise "CommentPress Core" via its Settings Page

To create a "CommentPress Core"-enabled Groupblog:

  1. Begin to create a group as usual
  2. At the "Groupblog" screen, click "Enable CommentPress"
  3. Choose any further options
  4. Check the box for "Enable member blog posting" and use the default settings unless you have reason not to
  5. Continue and finish creating the group
  6. To go to the groupblog, click "Blog" (or "Workshop" if you have chosen that naming scheme)
  7. Start your group blogging!

For sites hosted in the European Union, please note: the "CommentPress Default Theme" makes use of cookies, but for presentational purposes only. If you intend to use the "CommentPress Default Theme" on a public site, you may need to inform visitors of this.

Requires: 3.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-8-27
Downloads: 6,054

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