Mixed feelings on Site Comments

Last Update: March 09, 2016

With all the wonderful improvements here at WA, I hope that the system on Site Comments can also be improved soon. I've been having mixed feelings about it for some time now. While I get really good quality comments, unfortunately there are comments that are written just for the heck of (to get credit maybe). There is obviously a need to edit or disapprove it when it is site feedback. There is another place for site feedback.

I know this has been a common sentiment since I've read other blog posts about frustrations on site comments. Hope we can all continue to truly help each other by leaving quality ones. Please, if its a post that you can't comment much on, we can always skip it and find another post to comment on. Thanks.

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paulgoodwin Premium
Site feed back should be the truth so it will help a person to improve their site whereas site comments actually ate on your website and are indexed with Google so would be better if they are good
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RaquelT Premium
So true Paul. Better to hear the truth in Site Feedback and improve. And yes, helpful Site Comments are what we all want. :)
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paulgoodwin Premium
I was the SIMON Cowel of site feed back and upset people do I stopped doing it - I have 310 comments on my site so that is not so
Bad but I am more than willing to leave a comments on anyone's site all they have to do is ask
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KDClover Premium
I get a lot of comments from people who are selling some type of marketing, SEO, or web design service. My website tells commenters to confine the subject matter to chess, but they just ignore and deposit this junk at my website anyway.
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RaquelT Premium
That's terrible. Maybe check if its spam.
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RaquelT Premium
Aha, I just noticed that there is a note below when I disapproved a comment that it will go back into the system to be replaced with another comment. Hope so. I also try to explain why I am disapproving a comment so that the person understands and hopefully does not repeat.
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ValerieJoy Premium
I agree totally with your feelings on Site Comments. And, if I am not happy to comment on a site then I skip it. I believe that is the kind way to deal with Site Comments :)
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RaquelT Premium
Exactly Valerie! There are so many posts that I have no clue about so I just skip it rather than leave site comments that won't be helpful to the person.
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ValerieJoy Premium
Absolutely Raquel. That's the way to go!
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NicholePaige Premium
I haven't used either function yet but have frequented the give and take threads. I think what ends up happening is people don't understand the difference between feedback and comments. I know I didn't for quite awhile. I think blog posts like these help newer people like me become clued in to the difference so that we can take steps to leave better comments.
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RaquelT Premium
Appreciate the honestly, Nichole. I would suggest though that if you have any questions, anything at all, just ask, The community is really very supportive.
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