This blog – nay, this InterTubes HomePage – runs on WordPress.
This website allows you to comment. Like a blog. Let’s call it a blog. That’s shorter than “website”.
To comment you’ve got to fill in your name and email and website every… single… time…
Well, I don’t have to, because I have an account.
So I completely forgot about everyone else’s plight. That is, until one young soldier Rodney Ramdas, ask a good question:
hey is there an openid enabled commenting thingy [for your blog]?
So I found OpenId plugin for WordPress.
Now you can create an account on my site using OpenID and never have to fill all that crap in again.
UPDATE: See comments below for how to use your blog domain name/url as your OpenID url. As it is this url that is appearing below people’s names, and that’s not what you want. That is, I can use
drnicwilliams.com as my OpenID, even though it is actually
You can check that you’ve setup up your blog as your OpenID with this helper site.
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