Problem with the commenting system

A couple of people have attempted to post comments and somehow the comments are not being accepted. Upon investigation, it appears that if you are logged in on a wordpress account, the comment you post disappears.

The workaround for now is to not be logged in to a wordpress account. Use some fake name and email id to post a comment. That comment  will be held for moderation and I will approve it. I guess this problem is transitory and will get fixed soon.

This administratie post will self-destruct in a few days.

Update: It appears that if you use a gmail address in the email field, then wordpress “disappears” the comment. 

5 thoughts on “Problem with the commenting system

  1. VeerChand Bothra Wednesday September 2, 2020 / 12:24 pm

    Does it work?


    • Atanu Dey Wednesday September 2, 2020 / 12:26 pm

      Thanks, Veer. It worked.


  2. baransam1 Thursday September 3, 2020 / 3:12 am

    Today morning the post accepted my comments (with my normal wordpress login). I had entered a shortened version of my prescription for government.


    • baransam1 Thursday September 3, 2020 / 3:14 am

      Enthused, I entered my longer version of the reply (with some basic html formatting). The longer version did not go through.

      I am postulating that my html-tags screw up something in the system. Not just for me but for everybody. When Atanu posted his policy-question post, I was the first one to enter the reply (html tags and all). Is it possible that that screwed up? From now on, no html.


  3. Navnath Sawant Thursday September 24, 2020 / 7:46 am

    I am getting issue for some comments held to moderation and only for subscriber role with plain text content and Akismet cleared comments


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