WordPress tip of the month

CSS, is there anything you can't do?

If you have a blog on your website and get a fair amount of comment traffic, this is a great tip passed on from +Sallie Alys Montuori, where you can very easily visually distinguish the post Author's comments from other comments in the comment string by using CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). This can help visitors to immediately know the comment author is responding. It is especially helpful when questions are posed in the post's comment thread and people can quickly see if the post author responded.

The CSS class you call:
.bypostauthor

If you have a blog and would like your own comments to stand out but need help implementing it, let me know & I can help!

Thanks again for sharing, Sallie!

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Did you know about this feature already, +Jean Egan?

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Highlight author comments in WordPress
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