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To change the “Promoted Comments” widget settings follow the steps below:    1. Log in to your SolidOpinion account:     2. Go to the “Your Sites” tab on the top panel of the website:     3. Find the website you want to change the “Promoted Comments” widget settings for:     4. Click the “Settings” button:     5. Select the “Revenue” tab:     Note: Make sure that one of the promoted widget types is selected as the main one in the “Style”...

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The “Promoted Headlines” widget allows users to sponsor relevant content by placing text ads right above article headlines, visible to users across all devices.   To post a promoted headline a user will have to spend a certain number of points, determined by the website owner on the admin panel.   All users have an opportunity to be involved into the competition for the top spot and...

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The SolidOpinion widget enables you to promote your comments to the top position of the promoted comments section, placed above regular comments of other users. Thus, your comment can stand out among others.   To make it displayed in the “Top Comments” section you can bid for the top spot by spending a certain number of your points.   By default, promoted comments are shown in the compact way...

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To install the "Promoted Headlines" widget on your website, follow the steps below:   1. Log in to your SolidOpinion account:     2. Go to the “Your sites” tab and type-in the short name of your site in the search-field located in the upper right corner of the page:     3. Find the website you want to install the “Promoted Headlines” widget for and click the “Settings” button:     4. Go to the “Embed” tab on the admin...

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The “Pay to open” effect enables a user to hide a certain part of the comment. The other users will have to spend a certain amount of their points to see the full text of the comment. This effect is available only if the “Regular Comments” option is selected as the main widget type in the “Style” tab on the admin panel: To make this effect...

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The SolidOpinion commenting widget enables users to like/dislike as well as upvote/downvote any comment multiple times. To use this feature go to the “Comment” menu located under the comment and click on the corresponding icon:   Multi-upvote:     Multi-downvote:     Keep in mind, that you’ll have to spend a certain amount of your points to use this feature. The cost of this feature is set in the “Game Rules” tab of...

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Definitions   AES  – The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), also known as Rijndael (its original name), is a specification for the encryption of electronic data established by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2001. The algorithm described by AES is a symmetric-key algorithm, meaning the same key is used for both encrypting and decrypting the data.   Automatic SSO – allows users to be signed...

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The site owner can set up the rank system for commenters. To do this, go to the "Ranks" tab on the SolidOpinion admin panel.   You may set up your ranks as Absolute and Relative.   Absolute ranks depend on the amount of points that the user has. Once the user is over the required points amount the rank is attained.   Use absolute ranks if you are not worried about...

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The SolidOpinion promoted comments widget is compatible with other commenting systems and can be installed on your website even if you already use some other commenting service. To install the promoted comments widget on your website follow the steps below: 1) Go to my.solidopinion.com 2) Click on the “Sign up for SolidOpinion” link at the bottom of the sign in box and fill out the required...

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The language selection priority is as follows:   Highest priority - is given to the language selected in the “data-language” embed code of the widget. You can find more information here.   Example: <div class="so_comments" data-sitename="example" data-language="en"></div> <script src="//api.solidopinion.com/widget/embed.js" async="async"></script>   Currently supported languages are listed below along with their embed codes: English - "en", Russian - "ru", Ukrainian - "uk", Dutch - “nl”, French - “fr”, Indonesian...

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This article is intended to help developers import existing comments from your site to the SolidOpinion commenting platform.   If you'd like to import comments, please first contact our team: help@solidopinion.com.   This feature ensures seamless transition of your users accounts and helps to keep up with all of the existing discussions.   To import existing comments, please provide us with the ’. xml’ file created the way shown below:   Tags used...

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To reset your password follow the steps below: 1) Go to my.solidopinion.com 2) Click on the "Forgot your password?" link: 3) Enter your email address into the “Your email” field: 4) Fill out the required captcha: 5) Then click the “Send” button: 6) You will receive an email with the password change instructions. Check your email, make sure to check the “Spam” folder as well. 7) Follow the link received...

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The Drupal plugin performs the following functions: 1)   Disables standard comments 2)   Adds the SolidOpinion commenting widget at the bottom of each article 3)   Adds the SolidOpinion community widget (note: the recommended minimum width for the widget is 300px) 4)   Adds the SolidOpinion counter widget for each article To use the SolidOpinion commenting service create an account following this link:   https://my.solidopinion.com/signup Also you should create an integration for each website,...

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You'll find the information about all settings of the Promoted Comment widget type at this article. Also it is important to remember that you'll be able to change this settings only if you turn on one of these widget types:  "Promoted comments" or  "Promoted headline". 1.Number of comments displayed in the promoted comment section - here you can choose how many "Pormoted comments" will be displayed in...

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To change the “Promoted Headlines” widget settings follow the steps below:    1. Log in to your SolidOpinion account:     2. Go to the “Your Sites” tab on the top panel of the website:     3. Find the website you want to change the “Promoted Headlines” widget settings for:     4. Click the “Settings” button:     5. Select the “Revenue” tab:      Note: Make sure that one of the promoted widget types is selected as the main one...

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To change the “Promoted Comments” settings follow the steps below: 1) Log in to your account on my.solidopinion.com 2) Go to the “Your Sites” tab on the top panel of the website     3) Find the website you want to change the “Promoted Comments” settings for and click the “Settings” button       4) Select the “Revenue” tab Note: Make sure that one of the promoted widget types is selected as the...

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“Rewards” is a specific option, which can be added to the comment widget on your website. The “Rewards” option is designed to reward users, actively participating in discussions, by exchanging reputation points for real promotional products / certificates.   To add this option to the widget on your website and create rewards for the most active commenters follow the steps below:   1) Log in to your account on my.solidopinion.com 2)...

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Game Rules are the set of bonuses and penalties, which can be applied to all commenters on your website. They are usually adjusted by a website owner or moderator (with consent of the website owner). Game Rules help not only involve users into commenting, as users earn points for positive participation, but also generate revenue from comments for website owners.   Game Rules are fully customizable, that...

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To enable notifications for your account, follow the steps below:   1) Log in to your account on my.solidopinion.com   2) Go to the “Your Profile” tab on the top panel of the website:       3) Click the “Edit” button under your personal information description:       4) Go to the “Email notifications” option and enable notifications by putting a tick in the check boxes:   5) Make sure to click the “Save” button to confirm...

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To change your password follow the steps below:      1) Go to my.solidopinion.com 2) Type in your email address and password to log in to your account: 3) Go to the “Your Profile” tab, opening the page with your personal information and click on the “Edit” button: 4) Click on the “Change” link under your email address: 5) After that the “New Password” and ”Confirm Password” text boxes will appear. ...

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Each of us can forget his account password. In this case we have a password recovery option. If you forget your password, don’t be afraid. Your password can be restored. To recover your password you must perform the following steps: 1. Open my.solidopinion.com 2. Click on the "Forgot your password?" link. 3.  Enter your email address into the “Your email” field. 4.  Type a captcha into the “Code” field. 5. After typing your email and...

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To set up rank system for commenters, enter your SolidOpinion admin panel and go to "Rank" tab of your site settings. You may set up your ranks as Absolute and Relative. Absolute ranks depend on the number of points that the user has. Once the user is over the required points number the rank is attained. Use absolute ranks if you are not worried about rank inflation, over time...

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The “Pay to open” effect enables a user to hide a certain part of the comment. The other users will have to spend a certain amount of their points to see the full text of the comment. This effect is available only if the “Regular Comments” option is selected as the main widget type in the “Style” tab on the admin panel: To make this effect...

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Site administrators have an opportunity to turn on the post-moderation option on the website, which means that all comments will be open for moderation even after they have been already posted and displayed to all users. To turn on the post-moderation option go to the “Your Sites” tab, then find the website you want to activate this option on and click the “Settings” button: After that go...

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Article "Moderation settings" Moderation on widget Moderation in control panel Moderation through email notifications Who can moderate on SolidOpinion?   The site owner, site administrators and anyone designated as a moderator.   Moderation through  the widget   When moderation is turned on, the words ”moderation pending” will appear below any posted comment. This means that a comment is awaiting approval by a moderator and, after approval, will become visible to other commenters. The moderator, on the...

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Use this option only if you want to install the SolidOpinion widget on multiple domains. It will show the same thread of comments on all indicated domains.   You can use the same widget embed-code on multiple domains. To install the widget on multiple domains, you need to go to the “Filters” tab and in the text field under the "Allowed domains"  heading enter all the domain...

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This article is intended to help developers better understand requirements & structure of the XML document needed to import comments from any in-built or third-party commenting system into SolidDiscussion. Currently supported sources are:   -  Disqus -  Wordpress Native Comments -  Any XML file formatted according to the requirements described below.   First, your XML file should start with a prologue that opens the document itself & declares the UTF-8 encoding...

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To make search engines index your comments, you need to add the line below to the comment widget HTML code: http://api.solidopinion.com/seo/<shortname><thread_url>seo.html   SHORT NAME - is your site’s “Short Name” on SolidOpinion (see the “General” tab of your site settings on SolidOpinion) THREAD_URL - is your page URL without a domain Note: If you use the SolidOpinion plugin for your site, it will put the link on all pages...

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A site owner determines game rules for Expert mode.   Expert mode enables certain commenters, depending on their rank, to use a special opportunity of applying different text formatting for free with the help of HTML tags. To turn Expert mode on it is necessary to select “HTML is allowed” in the rank settings of the publisher’s control panel: When Expert mode is enabled, commenters, who have an appropriate...

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By default comments on your website are sorted by newest – it means, that the newest comments are displayed at the top, while the oldest ones are located at the bottom of the widget. To change the comments sorting parameters follow the steps below:   1) Log in to your account on my.solidopinion.com:     2) Go to the “Your Sites” tab on the top panel of the website:     3) Find the...

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Language selection priority is next: Highest priority - Language selected in the widget embed code "data-language". You can read more here. For example:  <div class="so_comments" data-sitename="example" data-language="en"></div> <script src="//api.solidopinion.com/widget/embed.js" async="async"></script> Currently supported languages with their code for embed: English - "en", Russian - "ru", Ukrainian - "uk", Dutch - “nl”, French - “fr”, Indonesian - “in”, Polish - “pl”, Portuguese - “po”, Spanish - “es”, Swedish - “sw”, Turkish - “tu”, German - “de”, Italian - “it”,  Japanese - "ja", Canadian French...

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Download plugin for WordPress. To install SolidOpinion plug-in on your Wordpress site follow the instructions below:   1) Open your site 2) Log in to the Wordpress admin panel: 3) In the left sidebar menu go to the "Plugins" tab and click on the "Add New" button: 4) Click the "Upload Plugin" button:    Or find it with the help of the “Search Plugins” menu: 5) Click the "Choose file" button, find the...

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SolidOpinion plugin for Joomla   To install SolidOpinion plug-in on your Joomla site follow the instructions below:   1) Open your site 2) Log in to the Joomla admin panel: 3) Go to “Extensions” tab and select the "Extension Manager" option from the dropdown list: 4) Click the "Choose file" button, find the plugin file on your PC and then click the "Upload & Install" button: 5) After the plugin file has been...

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Download plugin for Drupal 7   To install SolidOpinion plug-in on your Drupal 7 site follow the instructions below:   1) Open your site 2) Log in to the Drupal admin panel: 3) Go to the “Modules” option and select “Install new module”: 4) Click "Choose file" and find the plugin file on your PC and then click the "Install Now" button: 5) To activate the SolidOpinion plugin select the “Enable newly added”...

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Download plugin for Drupal 6 To install SolidOpinion plug-in on your Drupal 6 site follow the instructions below: 1) Open your site 2) Log in to the Drupal admin panel: 3) Go to the “Modules” option: 4) Activate the SolidOpinion plugin by putting a tick in the check box and then click the “Save Configuration” button 5) Create a new integration by clicking the “Add new integration” link 6) Type in the...

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It is recommended to use the Google Chrome browser for plug-in setup. To install SolidOpinion plug-in on your Blogger site follow the instructions below: 1) Log in to your SolidOpinion account 2) Go to the “Your Sites” tab and click on the “Add new site” button 3) Put the title of the website, its URL and a short name and then click on the “Add” button 4) Go to the...

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To integrate iOS SDK with SolidOpinion follow the steps below: 1) Download the appropriate version of the SolidOpinion SDK for your app 2) Copy the SDK folder to the root folder of your project 3) Add SDK to the project 4) Add the MobileCoreServices and SystemConfiguration libraries to the project 5) Add the file title to your ViewController 6) Add a pointer to the SOView object to controller interface 7)...

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To integrate Android SDK with SolidOpinion follow the steps below: 1) Download the SolidOpinion SDK for your app 2) Open the project structure by right-clicking on your project and select the "Open Module Settings" option or go to "File" > "Project Structure…" 3) Click the "+" button at the top left to add a new module 4) Select "Import .JAR or .AAR Package" and click the "Next" button 5) Find...

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Method: “SolidOpinion JavaScript API”   We provide this method for inserting the message: "putMessage" into the widget through the SolidOpinion public JavaScript API.   It's a sort of a "bridge" between the site page and our widget: If you use such widget as "Promoted Comments" it is possible to use the "bid" type....

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For Plugin WordPress-Social-Login use this function to get avatar url: function get_user_avatar_url() { $current_user = wp_get_current_user(); global $wpdb; $avatar_url = $wpdb->get_var( 'SELECT meta_value FROM '.$wpdb->usermeta.' WHERE meta_key = "wsl_current_user_image" AND user_id="'. $current_user->ID .'"'); if (!$avatar_url) { ...

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Definitions   AES  – The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), also known as Rijndael (its original name), is a specification for the encryption of electronic data established by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2001. The algorithm described by AES is a symmetric-key algorithm, meaning the same key is used for both encrypting and decrypting the data.   Automatic SSO – allows users to be signed...

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To integrate the SolidOpinion widget into the Wix website do the following steps:     1) Log in to your SolidOpinion account 2) Go to the “Your Sites” tab and click on the “Add new site” button 3) Put the title of the website, its URL and a short name and then click on the “Add” button 4) Select the “Embed” tab in the dashboard for the recently added website...

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To integrate the SolidOpinion widget into the WordPress website follow the steps below:   Log in to the WordPress admin panel: (http://YOUR-DOMAIN-NAME/wordpress/wp-admin/ or http://YOUR-DOMAIN-NAME/wp-admin/):   2) Go to the “Appearance” tab in the left sidebar menu of your control panel 3) Click on the “Editor” tab     4)Then select the “Comments” tab in the list of templates located in the right sidebar menu     5)Remove the existing text from the text area:   6)...

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Action: "Joomla Integration"   To integrate Joomla with SolidOpinion follow the steps below:      Log in to your SolidOpinion account   Go to the “Your Sites” tab and click on the “Add new site” button   Put the title of the website, its URL and short name and then click on the “Add” button   Select the “Embed” tab on the admin...

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Action: "Drupal Integration"   To integrate Drupal with SolidOpinion follow the steps below: Log in to your SolidOpinion account   Go to the “Your Sites” tab and click on the “Add new site” button   Put the title of the website, its URL and short name and then click on the “Add” button   Read the SolidOpinion Publisher agreement and click the “I agree” button at...

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Action: "Comments import from Disqus" To import comments from Disqus follow the steps below: 1) Log in to the Disqus account as an admin 2) Go to the Admin settings: 3) In the “Discussions” tab select the Disqus thread, from which comments will be imported: 4) Go to the “Export” tab and press the “Export comments” button 5) The link for downloading the .xml Disqus file will be sent...

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To integrate the SolidOpinion widget into the Blogger website follow the steps below: 1) Log in to your SolidOpinion account 2) Go to the “Your Sites” tab and click on the “Add new site” button 3) Put the title of the website, its URL and short name and then click on the “Add” button 4) Select the “Embed” tab in the dashboard for the recently added website...

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To integrate the SolidOpinion widget into the BigCommerce website follow the steps below: 1) Log in to your SolidOpinion account 2) Go to the “Your Sites” tab and click on the “Add new site” button 3) Put the title of the website, its URL and short name and then click on the “Add” button 4) Select the “Embed” tab in the dashboard for the recently added website...

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To add a new effect to the SolidOpinion widget installed on your website, follow the steps below:   Log in to your account on my.solidopinion.com.     Go to the "Your sites" tab: Find the website you want and click the “Settings” button Select the "Game rules" tab on the admin panel     5)Scroll down the page until you see the "Custom effects" option: ...

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To have the SolidOpinion commenting widget appropriately displayed on your site make sure it meets the following width requirements:   The minimal recommended width for the “Community” widget is 200 px. To change the widget settings use the SolidOpinion admin panel. If you want to change settings of a certain webpage, modify the following parameters in its embed code:   Data-sitename Data-community-length Data-community-tabs Data-colors Data-community-default-tab Data-language   Inserting parameters in the widget code The widget configuration parameters can...

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To have the SolidOpinion commenting widget appropriately displayed on your site make sure it meets the following width requirements: The minimal recommended width for the “Community” widget is 200 px. To change the widget settings use the SolidOpinion admin panel. If you want to change settings of a certain webpage, modify the following parameters in its embed code: Data-sitename Data-community-length Data-community-tabs Data-colors Data-community-default-tab Data-language   Inserting parameters in the widget code   The widget configuration parameters...

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To have the SolidOpinion commenting widget appropriately displayed on your site make sure it meets the following width requirements: The minimal recommended width for the widget with one AD block is 380 px. The minimal recommended width for the widget with two AD blocks in a row is 630 px. To change the widget settings use the SolidOpinion admin panel. If you want to change settings of a...

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To have the SolidOpinion commenting widget appropriately displayed on your site make sure it meets the following width requirements: The minimal recommended width for the widget with one AD block is 380 px. The minimal recommended width for the widget with two AD blocks in a row is 630 px.   To change the widget settings use the SolidOpinion admin panel. If you want to change settings of a...

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To have the SolidOpinion commenting widget appropriately displayed on your site make sure it meets the following width requirements: The minimal recommended width for the widget with one AD block is 380 px. The minimal recommended width for the widget with two AD blocks in a row is 630 px. To change the widget settings, use the SolidOpinion admin panel. If you want to change settings of...

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To install the widget on your page do the following steps:   Go to http://solidopinion.com/ and click on the “Sign Up” button on the top panel of the site  Click on the “Sign up for SolidOpinion” link at the bottom of the sign in box and fill out the required fields Also, you have an opportunity to sign in by connecting your Facebook, Twitter,...

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  The “Counter” widget shows the number of comments in the thread.   The “Counter” widget is installed for a certain page and shows the number of comments available on this page only. It means that if you want the number of comments to be shown on all pages of the website you should install this widget on each of them.   The “Counter” widget also shows the rating...

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The “Community” widget is designed to give an overview of the website’s community activity.   The “Community” widget enables users to see information about:   -> list of popular and/or latest threads they might want to start exploring on the website:       -> list of popular commenters:       -> list of top commenters by points:       To install the "Community" Widget on your site, please read the following Instruction. Also you can setup different parameters...

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Types of the "Promo" Widget There are three main types of the “Promo” widget: The “Promoted Comments” widget The “Promoted Comments + Regular Comments” widget The “Promoted Comments + Regular Comments (folded)” widget The “Promoted Comments” widget The “Promoted Comments” widget enables users to post only promoted comments, which cost a certain amount of points and are placed at the top of the discussion. By default promoted comments...

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The “Forum” widget enables you to create forum discussions on different topics. Also it allows you to view information about the community, your profile and your activity.   The “Forum” widget looks the following way:     Actions   1) The main information about the user (name, rank, amount of points available etc.) is gathered in the “Profile” section in the upper right corner of the user toolbar:     Within this “Profile” section a...

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Widget: "Comments"   The SolidOpinion “Comments” widget is designed to foster a healthy and productive discussion around the site content.   The “Comments” widget enables users to leave comments, gain credibility, win points and make discussions engaging with the help of various features and effects which can be used by users for points and for free.   The "Comments" widget is based on gaining reputation, so it naturally discourages misbehavior...

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The “Community”, “Counter” and “Promoted Headlines” widgets are additional widget types, which can be installed on your website along with the main widget types. “Community” Widget The “Community” widget is designed to give an overview of the website’s community activity. The widget panel contains three tabs: “People”, “Recent” and “Popular”, displaying information on top commenters, recent and popular threads on your website: To get more detailed information on...

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SolidOpinion offers 6 Main Widget Types, any of which you can choose to be installed on your website:     1.The “Promoted Comments” widget looks the following way: Find here the detailed description of the "Promoted Comments" widget. 2. The “Promoted Comments + Regular Comments (folded)” widget looks the following way:     Find here the detailed description of the "Promoted Comments + Regular Comments (folded)” widget. 3. The “Promoted Comments + Regular...

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To share your points with other users follow the steps below:   1) Log in to your account on my.solidopinion.com and select the “Your Profile” tab:     2) Scroll down the page until you see the "Your SolidOpinion activity" headline along with the "Search Site" field:     3) In the "Search Site" field type-in the necessary short name:     4) After entering the short name your site will appear under the "Search Site" field....

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Effect: "Turn off replies" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Turn off replies” effect enables you to turn off replies to your comment. Once this effect is activated no one will be able to leave replies to your comment. To apply this effect you should open the “Comment” menu located under the comment you want to disable replies to.   Then make sure to click on the “Turn off replies”...

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Effect: "Throw a reputation bomb at the author" Location: "Author" menu   The “Throw a reputation bomb at the author” effect enables you to damage the reputation of other users by reducing the amount of points they have. The effectiveness of the bomb varies between 90-100% and may have an impact on the user who threw the bomb as well!   To apply this effect you should open the “Author” menu located...

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A commenter can select a sorting order to be applied to the comments in the widget settings. The selected sorting order will be stored in the cookies of the user’s browser and will be effective for the entire domain.   There are 5 options available for a commenter to choose from: - Newest - Highest Reputation - Newest and voted up - Highest reputation and voted up - Oldest     Sort by newest This...

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To reward and engage users, involved in discussions, a website owner can implement the rank system option on their website. If it is enabled on the website, each commenter obtains a certain rank depending on the amount of points s/he possesses. To avoid ranking down you should maintain your points balance. If you want to find out, how many points you need to earn to get the...

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The “Pay to open” effect enables users to open a hidden part of the comment of another user.   Note: This is a “paid” effect which means that you’ll have to spend a certain amount of your points to see the full text of the comment. To apply this effect, select the text that you want to be visible to other commenters for free and click the "Select"...

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To reply to a comment click on the “Reply” option under the comment you want to leave feedback on: Write you comment in the text box and make sure to click the “Post” button.   Happy commenting! SolidOpinion...

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Effect: "Remove a comment" Location: Main menu, "Comment" menu   To remove your comment from the discussion, choose one of two ways described below: 1. Through the Main menu:     2. Through the "Comment" menu: The “Remove comment” option can be applied by the time a comment has no replies, votes or effects applied to it by other users. Thus, as soon as a comment gets a reply, vote or some...

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The “Pin comment to the top” effect enables you to put your comment above the comments of other users at the top of the discussion, regardless of the sorting order selected. To apply this effect you should open the “Comment” menu located under your comment and click on the “Pin comment to the top” icon in the user toolbar:     Set the duration of the effect and after...

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Effect: "Prevent author from posting" Location: "Author" menu   The “Prevent author from posting” effect enables you to block a user for a certain time, keeping them out of an opportunity to post comments. To apply this effect you should open the “Author” menu, located under the comment of the user you want to block, and click on the “Prevent author from posting” icon:     Set the duration of the effect...

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Effect: "Mark as spam" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Mark as spam” effect enables you to mark a comment which you consider to be a spam message.   To apply this effect you should open the “Comment” menu located under the comment of the user, whose message you want to mark as spam:   Then click on the "Flag as inappropriate" icon in the user toolbar and press the “Report a spam"...

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Effect: "Make comment immune to all effects" Location: "Comment" menu   You can apply the “Make comment immune to all effects” effect to make it resistant to the following effects in case other users try to apply them: Multi vote down Multi dislike Add an emoticon Add an image Embed video Add a remark Add format However, these effects will remain available for you, so you can apply...

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The SolidOpinion commenting widget enables you to like/dislike and upvote/downvote comments of other users. You can find these options under the comment of each user, who takes part in the discussion.   Depending on the site settings one or both options can be available for use.   Like/Dislike:     Upvote/Downvote:       Note: This is a permanent effect, which means that once it has been applied there is no opportunity to remove it.   The site administrator can...

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Effect: "Ignore author" Location: "Actions" menu   The “Ignore author” effect enables you to hide the activity of a certain user, making their comments no longer visible to you.   This is a “paid” effect which means that you’ll have to spend a certain amount of your points to use it.   To apply this effect you should open the “Actions” menu located under the comment of the user whose activity you...

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Expert mode enables certain commenters, depending on their rank, to use a special opportunity of applying different text formatting for free with the help of HTML tags. A site owner determines game rules for Expert mode and can turn this mode on in the rank settings of the publisher’s control panel. When Expert mode is on, as a commenter, you will see the icon, informing that...

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Effect: "Embed video" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Embed video” effect enables you to add to your comment videos from YouTube, DailyMotion and Vimeo.   This is a “paid” effect which means that you’ll have to spend a certain amount of your points to add a video to a comment.   To add a video to your comment open the “Comment” menu in the user toolbar and click the “Embed video”...

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Effect: "Edit comment" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Edit comment” effect enables you to make changes and corrections to your comment.     To edit your comment just click the “Edit” button in the user toolbar and after all corrections and/or changes are made click the “Apply” button:     Once the “Edit comment” effect has been applied, other effects such as “Add a remark” and “Add format” will no longer be active.   The...

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SolidOpinion offers users various types of effects, which can be applied to a comment itself as well as to its author. In terms of duration, there are two types of the effects:   1. Temporary effects – these effects can be applied for a certain time, set by a user. Temporary effects include:   Change author's name Change author's picture Add a remark Prevent author...

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Effect: "Сancel all effects" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Cancel all effects” effect enables to cancel the following effects if they have been applied to the author as well as to their comments:   • Change author’s name • Change author’s picture • Prevent an author from posting • Add a remark • Add format   To apply this effect go to the “Comment” menu in the user toolbar and select the “Cancel all effects” icon.   Click...

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Effect: "Change author's picture" Location: "Author" menu The “Change author’s picture” effect enables you to change the picture of another user for a certain time. To apply this effect you should open the “Author” menu located under the comment of the user, whose picture you want to change. Then click on the “Change author’s picture” icon in the user toolbar. Choose and upload an image file you want to...

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Effect: "Change author's name" Location: "Author" menu   The “Change author’s name” effect enables you to change the name of another user for a certain time.   To apply this effect you should open the “Author” menu located under the comment of the user, whose name you want to change.   Then click on the “Change author’s name” icon in the user toolbar, put a new name in the textbox, select the...

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Effect: "Add a remark" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Add a remark” effect enables you to comment within other users’ comments.   To apply this effect you should open the “Comment” menu located under the comment you want to say something about.   Then make sure to click on the “Add a remark” icon in the user toolbar.   After the box with the comment appears, highlight the text you want to put a...

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Effect: "Add an image" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Add an image” effect enables users to add images to their comments.   To apply this effect you should open the “Comment” menu located under the comment you want to add an image to.   Then click on the “Add an image” icon in the user toolbar.       Paste an image URL in the text box or click the “Upload file” button to upload the...

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Effect: "Add an emoticon" Location: "Comment" menu   The “Add an emoticon” effect enables you to show emotions in the comment.   To add an emoticon to a comment open the “Comment” menu located under the comment and click on the "Add an emotion" icon.   Then select one or several emoticons and press the “Apply for X points” button.       In case you selected the emoticon and then decided to change it for...

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Effect: "Add format" Location: "Comment" menu   The "Add format" effect enables you to change formatting of your and other users' comments (bold, Italic and underlined fonts are available for use):   "Add format" is a permanent effect, which means that once it has been applied there is no opportunity to remove it.   To apply formatting to a particular part of the comment text you need to open the "Comment" menu located...

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How does localization work?   Our widget adapts to the language of the website it is installed on, or to the one selected as your browser language. If your language is not supported by SolidOpinion yet, then the widget language is going to be set as English by default.   Currently supported languages are listed below:   English Dutch French Canadian French German Indonesian Italian Japanese Polish Portuguese Russian Spanish ...

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