Comment on a blog or a video

Comment on a blog or a video or comment on another comment.

Before you begin

You can only comment in a forum if you have been assigned the correct permissions in the forum.

Role required: sn_communities.community_user

About this task

If you create a comment, you can edit or delete it. If you created the blog or video and add a comment, your comments are labeled Author.

Procedure

  1. To find the blog or video entry to comment on, use the search field or navigation
  2. Click Comment, and enter your answer.
  3. You can add attachments to your post.
    1. Click Add Attachments.
    2. Drag your file into the Add Attachments box or Click to Upload.
    3. Click Add.
      Your attachment is added and displayed in your post. If a user attaches a file to your comment, you receive an email notification.
      Note:
      • You can add up to three attachments per post.
      • The maximum file size per attachment is 2 MB.
      • Your system administrator may have set a limit on the total number of attachments allowed across the community.
      • File types supported are PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, DOC, DOCX, TXT, PDF, PNG, BMP, JPG, JPEG, GIF, ZIP.
      • If the attachment size is large or you have a slow connection, a progress indicator is displayed.
  4. Click Comment.
    The comment is added below the blog or video entry and any other comments. The answer is available to users in this forum.
    Community users who are subscribed to the forum receive a notification that content has been posted. Activity and content feeds are updated accordingly.
    Note: If you are a user whose content is due to be moderated, the content is not posted until approved by a community moderator.