en WordPress.com Forums › Support users have to log in to comment Author Posts May 11, 2012 at 7:15 pm #888564 adventuresofahappyeaterMember Although I thought I changed the settings my readers still have to log in to comment. How can I change this properly. The blog I need help with is adventuresofahappyeater.wordpress.com. May 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm #888684 timethiefMember Please see https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/recent-update-to-commenting?replies=4 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 here please > https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/you-must-be-logged-in-to-comment/page/11?replies=327#post-852388 Author Posts The topic ‘users have to log in to comment’ is closed to new replies.