Video Tutorial: Making commenting a bit easier

Disclaimer! This is totally based on preference, I am not saying this will be the ideal for everyone. I've just been noticing lately that a few blogs have removed that code that automatically pops up when you want to publish a comment on someone's blog.

As a reader of those blogs, I love this! It's so much faster to comment :)

The aim of the code, of course, is to prevent spam from going through, so there is a valid reason for having it. I decided though, in the long run, I could delete my own spam if it comes through. Ultimately, I want to make it a bit easier for my readers to comment--because you are all so lovely!

Hope this is of help for some!


  1. Kristen,
    I just LOVE you!! You are amazing! You really have an amazing gift:) I am so grateful that you are willing to share with all of us:)

  2. I agree! It is so much easier to comment!

  3. I am one of those blogs who recently took the code off. I agree, I'd rather make it easier for people to comment. Thanks for letting others know so maybe more will jump on the bandwagon!
    Finally in First

  4. Thanks for sharing! It is kind of annoying, so I'm taking it off! :)

    3rd Grade Gridiron

  5. Ok, how bad am I that I had already taken off this code, but I love following your tutorials that I watched it anyways :) Thanks for sharing your talents :)

  6. Annie, thanks! I think you are the amazing one, with all of the units/lessons you have created--wow!!

    Lindsey, Jenn, and Dana, I definitely think it's easier!

    Dual Kinder, thanks, you always leave the nicest messages. I'm glad the videos are being watched!! :)

  7. Holy Macaroni Lady! I am sooooo happy to have found your blog! Totally glad it's summer and I have time to spend here! You are AmAzInG!

    Now, look out, because I will be adding lots of good stuff to my terribly boring blog.

  8. Thanks Tanya, your blog looks wonderful! I'm following and looking forward to reading more.

  9. Super suggestion...many a time I type the wrong code anyway...and sometimes the code is just weird!


    A Time to Share & Create

  10. I have a question for you and wondering if you could help me..since you seem to very techy :) I just got a new phone, android, and when I go to my blogger dashboard, there is no scroll bar to look at the recent posts, and there isn't even a scroll bar to look through my long list of blogs I follow. I've tried to google it to find a solution and not come up with anything. You can email me at if you have some suggestions I could try.

  11. I love your videos! Thank you so much for all the help! I agree with you and I've wanted to do this, so thanks so much. On the video you said you like to go back to the "old way" but your old way looks like my new way! Could you do a post soon on how to turn the "new way" on? :)
    Fern Smith’s Classroom Ideas!

  12. Pat--I do that all of the time! I swear, I can never get those crazy letters right!

    Crystal, I'm sorry I am really UNtechy when it comes to phones. I won't let myself have a phone with Internet because the obsession will never end when I leave the house--haha! Good luck with your new phone! :)

    Fern, I can definitely do that next, thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Thanks!! I LOVE all of your videos since I am a very visual learner! Could you do one on posting documents in blogs with Google Docs! I CAN NOT get that!!!!

  14. Hey Peace Love, I will add that to my list of upcoming videos, thanks for the suggestion!

  15. Yes!!! I've been dying to get rid of that code1 It's such a turn off!!!!
    Thank you!!!

    A Teacher's Treasure


    do you have a tutorial on how to change the comment box from saying "comments" to saying something else?
    I've seen some blogs where instead of saying "comments" it says "High Fives", "Love Notes", "Words of Wisdom", etc.
    I'd love to change mine but don't know how to.


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