Disqus API

Why Do I Need API Access?

You need API access to utilize Disqus Comments.


To access the API, you will need:

Register And Bind Your Site

To register a website, please do as follows:

  1. Log in to your Disqus account
  2. Go to
  3. Fill in the required info. The most important is the Website Name as it will be your unique Disqus ID. Choose a name that best matches your site, e.g. your domain name
  1. Click Create Site to continue
  2. In the next step, choose the Basic plan by clicking Subscribe Now. You can upgrade to the paid plans later if necessary
  1. Next, choose WordPress platform
  2. You will be asked to install the Disqus plugin, don’t do that. Scroll down and click Configure to skip the token verification.
  1. Now, you can set the Website URL and Comment Policy URL if you wish, but it’s not obligatory. Click Next when you’re ready
  1. Click Complete Setup on the next screen
  2. Clicks Dismiss Setup on the next one to finish
  3. Your site is created, choose it from the menu on the top
  1. When it’s loaded, click Edit Settings on the right
  1. You can always find your Shortname here
  1. Copy Shortname and put it into the WP Dashboard > Settings > CommentAce > Disqus > Disqus Shortname to activate the Disqus Comments.
  2. Save changes

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