I am using the twenty seventeen theme. If you go from one of the recent posts and move to the previous post by clicking the link at the bottom, there will be a comments section for the user. If you enter a post from the side menu there is no comments section.
Is this peculiar to the theme or is it something I can change. I want a comments section at the bottom of each post.
I haven't been able to find any help in Settings>Discussion at the dashboard.
Thanks

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newmarketpro Premium
I was clicking one of the post link at side bar and everything is good. There is comment section at the bottom of the post.


Joe
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j52powell Premium
For me, when you click on recent posts at the top of the side menu, you get comments. If you go further down and click on categories, you don't get them.
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newmarketpro Premium
A-ha, that's normal. You don't have option to comment on 'category'. When you click a category at the sidebar, normally it shows the excerpts of posts in that category. In your case, it shows the whole post. Someone need to click the post link (image) to go to the real post where they could comment. On category page, there's no comment option, which is normal.

p/s- I would suggest to show the excerpts of posts in each category so people know they need to click the post link to read the whole post.

Joe
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j52powell Premium
Joe, thanks a lot for your help and concern.
Joe
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j52powell Premium
Great idea, Joe. Thanks.
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Glen B Premium
Could you provide the site so I can have a look?

= Glen B
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j52powell Premium
Glen B Premium
Hey Joe,

When you click on a post in recent posts yes there are comments. If I click on a category it shows the posts in that category with a description. I then have to click on the title of the post to get to and read the actual post. When I do that I do see the comment section at the bottom.

Hope this Helps,
- Glen B
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j52powell Premium
Okay, great, Glen. I get it.
Unfortunately some of my readers may be like I was and think that comments aren't possible, even though I specifically solicit them at the bottom of my post.
I think this is a limitation of my theme. I have been thinking to purchase a new one anyway.
Thanks a lot for your help.
Joe
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Glen B Premium
No Problem Joe,

Glad to help!!

- Glen B
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