Add, edit, and view comments in a blog

Blogs are typically designed so that people can comment on the blog posts. Comments help to make blogs more interactive and dynamic. These steps show you how to add, edit, and view comments on your SharePoint blog.

Depending on how the blog is set up, you can add comments to it, edit your own comments, and view comments from other people.

Overview

At the top level of a blog, the blog posts are listed in reverse chronological order and a Comments link is displayed below each post along with the number of comments.

Comments link in blog post

When you click a Comments link for a post, you can see all of the comments that have already been added to that post and you can add a new comment. The name of the person who made the comment, and the date and time of the comment are listed underneath each comment. You can view comments for each post, view all comments for all of the posts in a blog, or view just the comments that you have made.

If you are reading a specific post, you can see its comments and the box where you can add more comments.

Depending on how the blog is set up, you can edit comments after you have made them.

To add or edit comments, you must have permissions to contribute to the Comments list. To view comments, you must have permissions to read items in the list.

  1. At the top-level of the blog, scroll to the blog post that you want to comment on, and then click the Comments link that appears below the post.

    If you are already viewing the blog post that you want to comment on, you do not need to locate or click the Comments link.

  2. In the Comments section, type a title for your comment in the Title box.

  3. Type your comment in the Body box.

  4. Click Submit Comment.

After you have made a comment, you can edit it if you need to make changes.

  1. At the top-level of the blog, scroll to the blog post that contains the comment that you want to change, and then click the Comments link.

    If you are already viewing the post that contains the comment that you want to change, you do not need to locate the Comments link.

  2. Locate the comment that you want to edit.

  3. In the upper-right of the comment, click Edit.

  4. Make the changes that you want to the comment.

Tip: You can also edit comments directly in the Comments list on the blog.

  • At the top-level of the blog, scroll to the blog post that contains the comments that you want to view, and then click the Comments link.

  • At the top-level of the blog, under Admin Links, click Manage comments.

    If you do not see Admin Links, you may be viewing a specific blog post, instead of the top-level of the blog. To navigate to the top-level of the blog, click the name of the blog in the content breadcrumb at the top of the blog post.

Tip: All comments for the blog are displayed by default. To view only the comments that you have made, click the View menu, and then click My Comments.

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