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Old 29 Oct 2011, 13:14
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Disqus VB4 Integration

Hi,

As I'm sure plenty of you have noticed, disqus has grown in popularity incredibly over the past 12 months, being adopted by many sights as a way to encourage browsers to easily comment by using their Facebook/Twitter/Google etc logins rather than having to register.

I think that we are in the middle, and have even passed a fundamental shift away from site specific registrations. I have no doubt that users are much more likely to engage if they can do so easily.

Because of this, I feel that our vB installation is completely undermined by it's registration system. I appreciate that user's can login via Facebook, but they still have to register, and it is not easy or clear for them to post a comment to an article or thread.

Because of this, I have been looking closely at how we can use disqus for non-registered users, with their comments and input being added to any thread of article - this I see as the best of both worlds, with those who wish still being able to register, and casual browsers also being able to easily become active.

With that in mind, I have searched high and low for even a sniff of such an integration, and the only significant thing I can find is this string on the disqus developers forum in Google groups; http://groups.google.com/group/disqu...d83ff7c79a0886

I am currently speaking to 'seths' to see if his development team can help - but I am also keen to see if anyone on the VB.org community has also looked in to such an integration or if I have somehow missed a mod that somehow accomplishes this.

Appreciate any help anyone can provide.
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Old 19 Dec 2011, 23:11
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I'm also interested in Disqus / vBulletin integration.
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Old 24 Jan 2012, 15:39
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Any luck with this!?
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Old 09 Apr 2012, 17:18
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I'm interested too!
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Old 01 Jun 2012, 22:09
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Seems like this will never come.

I may just make the switch to using facebook comments or the up and coming google comments all together.

I know the current users that have racked up post counts and seniority will be upset, but may seem like the way to go in the long run.

I like disqus/intensedebate/livefyre, but don't want to pay monthly
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Old 10 Sep 2012, 15:33
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If I can't get disqus on my vbulletin I will have to stop using vbulletin and start to use something else.
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Old 11 Oct 2012, 07:49
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yep, registration kills participation
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Old 29 Oct 2012, 05:52
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Anyone come up with anything on this yet? I'm also considering dropping the CMS commenting system altogether, but don't know enough yet.
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