people can't comment on my blog

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  • #903426

    ofyl
    Member

    People are reporting that they cannot comment on my blog – they are being asked to log in? They used to be able to comment. Did something change? (My settings are not requiring them to do that)
    Blog url: http://ofyl.wordpress.com/

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

    #903591

    timethief
    Member

    You can read about the Recent Update to Comments here > https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/recent-update-to-commenting?replies=4

    There’s more here as well:

    There is quite a bit of speculation here, and while I can’t address every single point, I’d like to point out that one of the many reasons behind this change was to provide greater control over your own identity within comments at WordPress.com.

    Anyone who knows your email address could have easily linked their comment to your account in a way that was indistinguishable from you leaving it, and you would have no way of knowing it or stopping them. Now comments linked to your account are always going to be from you. … read more > https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/you-must-be-logged-in-to-comment/page/11?replies=327#post-852388

    #903654

    ofyl
    Member

    Thanks so much! That’s exactly the information I needed.

    #903658

    timethief
    Member

    You’re welcome and best wishes.

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