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Quick Embed Code to Add Comments To Any Site

November 30th, 2006 by Seb Chan

Via Techcunch comes this nifty bit of code which will come in handy for many small organisations.

JS-Kit is an entirely free little javascript embed that allows you to add threaded comments to any web page in one line.

JS-Kit works by running Lev’s javascript code, which along with the website’s referral, fetches the appropriate comment data from his server. The comments are fully customizable by CSS and multiple comment instances can be displayed on the same referring URL by changing the “path” attribute of the comment. That way you could have a photo page with unique comment threads for each picture. However, while JS-Kit allows for a lot of customization, it still lacks some of the more advanced administrative features of fully integrated comments, such as those of our WordPress blog.

Lev Walkin is a Cisco Security Engineer out of Santa Clara, and originally came up with the idea as a way to help he wife, a web designer, easily add comments to her sites.

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  • Hey there. I don’t know if you will respond to this. This might be a bit of a newbie question, but how do I add this to my site. I tried copying the code into the head tag of my site. When the page is lauched a pop up comes up and says to install it on a real website. What am I doing wrong.

  • Mark

    Best you contact the author of the code! http://js-kit.com/