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how do I let a certain user comment without moderation in a blog?

  1. I have a blog where every comment has to be approved by an administrator. I have to keep it this way.

    Now, I would like to «whitelist» a certain user, for I am sure I would like to approve every comment of him.

    Is there a way to do that and allow him to comment without having to moderate every time?

    Am I supposed to add him to the blog authors? But I do not want him to be able to post new posts, just comment without moderation.

    There should be a sort of whitelist where you can add user for which wordpress has to skip moderation, but I did not find it.

    Thank you.

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cordialmente,

    tiziano solignani, da  Mac
    [Staff edit: removed links]

    The blog I need help with is blog.solignani.it.

  2. Read this entry first so you are clear on which support forum you ought to be posting to > http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    If you are asking about a self hosted WordPress.ORG install you must post to this support forum http://wordpress.ORG/support/

    If and only if the blog in question is a free blog being free hosted by WordPress.COM then we require an active link to the free hosted WordPress.com blog in question.

    1. You cannot "whitelist" users.
    2. You can set up either Moderation of all Comments, or first time Moderation only of all commenters on this page > Settings > Discussion.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/settings/discussion-settings/#before-a-comment-appears
    3. You can add add individuals as official users to your blog. See here for roles to assign > http://en.support.wordpress.com/user-roles/ and see here for instructions for adding users > http://en.support.wordpress.com/adding-users/

    P.S. Signature links at the bottom of comments you post to this forum will result in their automatic removal. This is a technical support forum so it is not an appropriate place to advertise your blog links.

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