To use Disqus for commenting, follow the steps below:

Configure Disqus

  1. Create a Disqus account and follow the steps to install Disqus on a website
  2. During the Disqus setup, select Ghost from the list of platforms and copy the Universal Embed Code provided
  3. Find the post.hbs file located in your current theme’s directory, e.g. content/themes/your-theme/post.hbs
  4. Paste the Universal Embed Code before the closing {{/post}}, where Disqus should display on your publication
  5. Under RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATION VARIABLES:, make the following changes:
var disqus_config = function () {
    this.page.url = '{{url absolute="true"}}';
    this.page.identifier = 'ghost-{{id}}';
  • Save the post.hbs file
  • Upload the theme to your publication