Moderating Comments

Keep things ship-shape on your site.

If you choose to switch on comments, we recommend that you moderate them before publishing. This is one of the tasks that an Editor or Administrator would do. 

When a user posts a comment, they will be able to see their own comment and a line telling them that their comment is awaiting moderation.

By default, you will receive an e-mail to the administrator's e-mail account advising you that a comment is waiting to be approved (this e-mail can be turned off) and you can click directly on a link within the email in order to approve the comment. Once signed in you will be asked for confirmation – click yes and the comment will now be visible to all site visitors. You can also carry out bulk moderation by going to the Comments link.

If you have comments to moderate, the tab will show the number of comments waiting. Click it and you'll see a list of comments awaiting moderation in the queue.
Here you'll have a set of options for each comment ('Approve', ‘Reply’, ‘Quick Edit’, ‘Edit’, ‘Spam’ and 'Trash') which you can also access by placing the mouse pointer over each comment. You can also edit comments to remove unsuitable words or information, and you can delete individual comments.