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How to premoderate comments

Last Updated: Oct 09, 2014 05:07PM EDT

Administrators can premoderate comments, reviewing them before they go live. There are two methods to premoderate by; per article or site-wide (all comments).

On this page, you will learn the following:

  1. How to premoderate comments per article
  2. How to premoderate comments site wide 

Please note: you must be logged in as a site administrator or moderator to perform these functions.

1. How to premoderate comments per article

Simply go to the article which you would like to premoderate and select a premoderation function from the drop-down menu at the top of the Viafoura commenting section. For descriptions of each of the below settings, please see our article moderation settings document 

2. How to premoderate comments site wide 

You can turn on premoderation for all comments made to your site, or by type of comment such as video or image. To turn premoderation on or off, please do the following:

  • Log in to
  • Go to the Settings tab
  • On the left menu, click on Moderation
  • Check the boxes of the types of content you would like to premoderate on or off


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  • Viafoura can be found on many websites across the internet, but we don't moderate for our clients - we don't delete or modify your comments. If you require assistance with a comment you have posted, or technical help, please contact the website directly and we will work with them to find a resolution.
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