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  1. I need to have a "Like" button on each post. Very important : not all readers are having wordpress account!!!
    For a non-wordpress person if he wants to "like" the posts wordpress in asking for a password and wordpress account.
    How can I remove this problem??
    Thank you,
    Adriana

    The blog I need help with is coloureduniverse.wordpress.com.

  2. The WordPress.com like button, like every other in-house use only like button (example: Facebook) can only be used by those who have registered WordPress.com username accounts when they are logged in to WordPress.com.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/likes/

    Likes are not page views. In fact, likes and shares are misleading when you are talking about page view stats. Your followers and anyone with a WordPress.com blog who is logged into WordPress.com can "like" and "share" your posts in several locations such as the Reader without ever clicking into your blog and creating a page view stat.

  3. WP needs to clarify the way Like buttons work. I understand them now, but for the longest time (years) I thought Likes were only coming from people who were actually visiting my blog, including interested passersby who weren't registered WordPress users. And conversely, I thought my Liking someone's post indicated to them that I had visited their page. I'm saddened to learn that's never been the case.

  4. Is there a problem with non-WordPress members clicking "Like" thinking that it's the Facebook "like" button? The "Like" button seems like it could be easily confused with the Facebook "like" button.

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