Commenting using the user name

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  • #975455

    ralph1e
    Member

    I am following 2 blogs: one created on WordPress and one created on blogger.com. I can comment on one but when I try to comment on the blogger.com blog, it won’t accept my username. The response says that I don’t own that username. What am I doing wrong?
    Blog url: http://cinderworld.wordpress.com/

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

    #975589

    It’s not you. It’s how Blogger software is set up. Trying to post comments on Blogger blogs is a drag. Open ID fails more often than it works and blogspot software thinks we all have a single username here at wordpress.com and a single blog by the same name. So if we have a domain or more than one blog registered under the same WordPress.com username trying to comment becomes a nightmare. Unless the blogger chooses to enable commenters to post with a username and URL on their Blogger blog it’s next to impossible to leave a comment. The only workaround is to register a Blogger blog which will allow you to comment but your username will not be linked to your WordPress.com blog when you do.

    #975601

    ralph1e
    Member

    Thanks. I set up a google mail account and that let me post. I guess blogger and wordpress just won’t play together.

    #975602

    timethief
    Member

    You’re welcome.

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