Thrive Comments

The Thrive Comments plugin is a superior comments management system for your WordPress site. 

The features include:

  • Upvotes/Downvotes on individual comments (WordPress comment voting)
  • Social login (Facebook and Google) to comment
  • Display offer/message after comment
  • Dedicated thrive comments moderation area
  • Award badges for gamification
  • When someone comments you can: send a thank you message, give them the options to share on social media, show them related posts, or redirect them to another page
  • Allow people to be notified when someone replies to their comment, or to subscribe to comments for the article
  • Options to lazy load comments and avatars after the page has loaded
  • Built-in anti-spam features and much more.

The integration works with the BuddyBoss theme and supports all templates and blocks in the Thrive Comments plugin.

Installing the plugin

To install the plugin:

  1. Buy and download the Thrive Comments plugin from the link below OR
    Download the Thrive Product Manager plugin from your Thrive Themes Member Dashboard.
  2. Extract the downloaded file to the WordPress plugins folder yourhostname/wordpress/wp-content/plugins OR
    Go to your WordPress Dashboard > Plugins > Add New. Click the Upload Plugin button. Browse to the download file location, select the & install the plugin.
  3. Click the Activate Plugin button to activate the Thrive Product Manager plugin on your website. OR
    To activate the plugin on your website site go to WordPress Dashboard > Plugins and then click the Activate button for Thrive Product Manager.
  4. Go to WordPress Dashboard > Product Manager.
  5. Log into your Thrive Themes account.
  6. Mark the checkbox for the Thrive Comments plugin and click the Install selected products button.

Setting up the plugin

To set up the plugin:

  1. Go to WordPress Dashboard > Thrive Dashboard > Thrive Comments.
  2. In the General Settings tab, click the toggle bar to Activate Thrive Comments sitewide.
  3. Make the preferred changes to the settings in other tabs.
    All settings are automatically saved in real-time.
Thrive Comments - Setting up the plugin
Thrive Comments – Setting up the plugin

Thrive Comments - Comments preview
Thrive Comments – Comments preview

For further setup and usage tutorials, refer to the official documentation of Thrive Comments.


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