Add a Shout Box To Your Sidebar

A “Shout Box” allows your members and readers to leave quick “shouts” (shortly worded messages) in a small location on your sidebar. Social Media is all about interaction.

It’s great to get comments on your posts but when the post is “past” your comments might slow down.

This is a cool and neat way to get random comments and your readers talking in your WordPress website’s sidebar.

WP Wall is a “Wall” widget that appears in your blog’s side bar. Readers can add a quick comment about the blog as a whole, and the comment will appear in the sidebar immediately, without reloading the page.

All comments are internally handled by WordPress so that means you have normal comment moderation, SPAM protection and new comment notification.

The major appeal seems to be the fact that a user can read existing comments and leave one (or more…) of their own in seconds.

Community building made quick and easy with little effort!

Click Here to access the WP Wall PlugIn. If you’re a Smarter Websites Member make a comment below and we’ll talk to you about getting this set up on your site.

Here is a quick snap shot of the admin area. As you can see it’s not rocket science to set up. I did have a custom image set up above the “wall”.

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Peter B Butler

Passionate with serial ‘hobbiest’ tendencies. Love WordPress & software 'toys'. Raving 70's Jap Bike collector. By day we convert dead dormant websites into profitable sites, hence ‘Smarter Websites’ - making them 'work', one at a time if necessary. On target for world domination, albeit our part of the world...

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