Created: 2011-07-15 10:24
Updated: 2016-04-19 00:25
License: gpl-2.0

Commentpress Plugin

Commentpress is an open source theme and plugin for WordPress that allows readers to comment paragraph by paragraph in the margins of a text.

Annotate, gloss, workshop, debate: with Commentpress you can do all of these things on a finer-grained level, turning a document into a conversation. It can be applied to a fixed document (paper/essay/book etc.) or to a running blog.

Please note: this plugin only works with the official Commentpress Theme. Please make sure you have the same version of the plugin and theme.

For Wordpress Multisite: do not network activate this plugin. Consider using Commentpress for Multisite, which will handle the setup of sub-blogs for you.

For further information and instructions please see the Commentpress site


This plugin only works in combination with the Commentpress Theme. Please install and activate the theme before doing the following:

  1. Unzip the .zip file and, if needed, rename the enclosing folder so that the plugin's files are located directly inside /wp-content/plugins/commentpress
  2. Activate the plugin
  3. Visit settings page and configure plugin
  4. You are done!
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