There are many ways to gauge the popularity of a post and the easiest way of them all is to check the posts with the most number of comments. Here’s now you can display the popular posts (most commented) in the sidebar.
By default, in a multi-authors blog, you can get WordPress to notify the post author when a new comment is posted. To do this, you just have to update the “Email me whenever” field in “Settings -> Discussion”. Now if you are using Disqus as your comment system, you will find that it won’t notify […]