What do Post readers think about the existing set of features? What changes would Post readers suggest? These are the questions being asked, both by current commenters and those who choose not to.

The newsletter will be a way to highlight the most interesting discussions around Washington Post journalism.

Last week, we asked Post commenters to take a look at the Comments Lab, an experimental site created by our colleagues at The Coral Project that showcases the features available in comment systems and details the research that’s been conducted around each feature. Within five hours on a Friday afternoon, we had more than 1,000 comments […]

Slip on your goggles and mind the flammables: It’s time to get experimental. The Post is constantly looking for ways to make the experience in our comments spaces better. That’s why we’re testing new ways to start off some comment threads with a question and to highlight some of the most compelling comments that users […]

Software developers on Friday night will temporarily disable The Post’s login process to perform site maintenance. The login outage is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. and last for up to an hour. The Post’s pay meter will be disabled during this period. Users wishing to comment on Post stories who have not logged in […]

Software developers on Friday night will temporarily disable The Post’s login process to perform site maintenance. The login outage is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. and last for up to an hour. The Post’s pay meter will be disabled during this period. Users wishing to comment on Post stories who have not logged in […]

In a blog post published on Wednesday, The Post pointed readers toward a survey of commenters and comment readers conducted in connection with The Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the New York Times and Mozilla to help publishers create and enliven communities around their journalism, and the Engaging News Project at the University of Texas […]

Providing our readers with a space to discuss current events and interact with each other (and with us) is important to us at The Washington Post. To learn more about how we can better serve you in our comment threads and other digital interactive spaces, we’re asking interested commenters and comment readers to complete a survey […]

Good news — alongside the scheduled maintenance last week, we’re adding two new features to the comments section. First, we updated the My Comments page for readers. If you don’t already know, the My Comments page is a place to find every post you’ve made on The Washington Post. Quick reminder: You can find the My Comments page […]

Site maintenance on Friday will disable the login flow for commenters.

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