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New, comment visibility options

  1. Just noticed new options under Comments widget. There is now an option to show or hide comments based on the filters you select. Could someone please point out a good use cases for the available options?

    I was thinking that there should be a way to disable the pingback and trackback comments to show up in the comment widget (when people reblog your posts). But I don't see that particular option as of yet.

  2. Could someone please point out a good use cases for the available options?

    I have not had time to open the Recent Comments widget and so this is off the top of my head. I do not wish to display my own answers to comments others post in that widget. If I can now exclude my own comments from display in the widget in the sidebar- alleuia!

  3. Visibility - "Private" option. There are quite a few posts I designated "private" AFTER I had published them. I asked a friend to check if she could see them, but alas, the public can still see them. Is this because initially I published it under "public"?

  4. @backthewaywecame
    Please post and active link starting with http:// to your blog.
    Also provided details specifics for Staff regarding which widgets and which settings you set to be "invisible". I tagged this thread for a Staff follow-up. Please subscribe to it so you are notified when they respond.

  5. Visibility options seem to have appeared on the majority of widgets and, with the exception of a brief note on the Categories Widget, there's not much info available yet.

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/widgets/categories-widget/#visibility

  6. Could someone please point out a good use cases for the available options?

    If you can't think of an option, I'd say don't worry about it. :)

    It's really a personal choice. Maybe you don't want any widgets on your Contact page. Maybe you only want to display the "Blogs I Follow" widget on your blogroll page. It's entirely up to you.

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