Stream Disqus Embed

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Not sure if this has been mentioned but, I noticed in the support articles on embedding Disqus into streams that a user must use a full page theme rather than an embedded stream in order for it to work. This isn't exactly true however. I've learned that if you copy/paste the Universal embed javascript from Disqus and make the proper recommended adjustments that you can embed a forum on any page in VSD, or directly within a stream post itself before uploading/posting to S-Drive.

So, if you want to keep your VSD site design instead of using a theme, you can and are still able to utilize Disqus in S-Drive :)

Hope this helps.

P.S. If you want Disqus forums to show up in the post:

Open SD dashboard, click stream tab, chose the post and select to view source, then just copy/paste the Universal Javascript at the bottom and your set. Just remember to set the needed parameters in the code before going live. Disqus gives instructions on this by including notes inside the javascript itself. It also has further instructions here http://docs.disqus.com/help/2/.
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Thanks for the tip, now I will definitely sign up for that. :)

Yay!
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I've got Disqus working on my "news" page today using Matthew's instructions posted here. The question I have is based on what I've seen from others' sites: How do I have the comments section hidden until after I click on it to show that specific stream post by itself?

I think what I've got looks fine, but I've noticed the older post's comments are hidden until I click on it.

Thoughts?

http://joebasic.coffeecup.com/news.html

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Joe, in your Stream settings, choose truncate posts so only the first sentence or two will show. When the title is clicked, the whole post including comments will open. :)
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Woo Hoo! It works as advertised - Thanks.
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