WordPress ID (via Jetpack) and WordPress ID to comment.

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  • #978023

    zweischneid
    Member

    I have a WordPress ID (via Jetpack and my self-hosted blog) but cannot use it to post comments on other people’s blogs.
    Blog url: http://blog.pinsofwar.net/

    The blog I need help with is blog.pinsofwar.net.

    #978149

    kardotim
    Member

    Could you please send the links of the other blogs you are referring to?

    Screenshots are a huge help – can you please send screenshots of the issue so we can better understand the issue? Please see http://en.support.wordpress.com/make-a-screenshot/ for information on making screenshots.

    #978155

    zweischneid
    Member

    Any WordPress-hosted blog.

    Here is one…

    http://grab.by/fmm0

    http://grab.by/fmm2

    http://grab.by/fmm4

    I also get this when I try to change the convoluted username

    http://grab.by/fmma

    #978159

    kardotim
    Member

    When you enter your username (second screenshot), there’s a space behind it. Try to use backspace to remove that space, and give it another try.

    #978174

    zweischneid
    Member

    Hmm

    Still get errors, though of a different sort

    http://grab.by/fmt8

    #978177

    kardotim
    Member

    What’s the address of the website in that screenshot?

    #978180

    zweischneid
    Member
    #978301

    kardotim
    Member

    Could you try to click on the ‘Preview’ button first when commenting? It’s the button on the right below the comment form.

    Otherwise you can try going to settings > open ID in your dashboard and add the URL of the blog to your “trusted” sites.

    #978306

    zweischneid
    Member

    Preview returns the same error

    Here’s a few more blog’s where I cannot post (again, same error, “you do not own that identity.. same identity I post here.)

    http://taleofpainters.blogspot.co.uk/

    http://eyeoferror.blogspot.co.uk/

    There is no “open ID” in my dashboard, as I have a self-hosted blog and the WordPress.com identity through jetpack.

    #978319

    kardotim
    Member

    I’m sorry for the confusion. Open ID only works with WordPress.com accounts, not with Jetpack-enabled WordPress.org blogs.

    Feel free to create an account at WordPress.com in order to use Open ID.

    #978323

    zweischneid
    Member

    I’ve considered that. But can I link it to my existing wordpress ID? I.e. the one I post with here. Seems rather convoluted to keep track of 2.

    #978329

    macmanx
    Staff

    No, the WordPress.com OpenID only functions if you have a publicly accessible WordPress.com blog matching your username, for example sebastiangehart817694524.wordpress.com.

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