Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Set comment policy, part of Drupal 8 Essentials 2: Building Out Your Website.
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- [Voiceover] Social websites…are great for the people running them…because they're built on content that you get for free.…But there's a downside.…Along with the useful stuff,…there are always people who will fill your site with spam…and other garbage.…Drupal gives you quite a few tools to prevent such abuses.…This video shows you the first steps…to gain control over how…and where you allow comments to be posted.…To start, let's review how Drupal's content structure works.…Starting at the bottom are the comments themselves.…You have the power to hide, delete, or edit…individual comments, and I'll show you how to do that.…
Going up one level, on each node,…you have a choice of whether to include comments…if that content type, such as article,…allows comments in the first place.…Moving up one level, nodes are all of a content type…such as basic page or article.…At that level, you could choose to allow…or disallow commenting for all nodes of that content type.…At the very top level, the General Configuration,…you could decide to simply not allow…
In these tutorials, Tom Geller helps new Drupal designers change the layout and design elements of their sites, control visitor interactions (including comments), arrange content in user-friendly "views," and expand the site's capabilities beyond what's available in core Drupal with Drupal modules. In all the steps you'll learn best practices to ensure your sites remain streamlined, secure, and up to date.
If you want to start from the beginning and create your Drupal site from scratch, check out Drupal 8 Essentials 1: Getting Started.
- Grouping content into categories
- Managing comments
- Adding discussion groups
- Customizing fields and image styles
- Adjusting menus and navigation to help users
- Adding new features with Drupal modules