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[Solved] Disqus causing admin panel issues in wordpress

By: Deepak Mittal

Disqus comment system was causing javascript errors, which in chrome console looked something like this:

Uncaught Syntax error, unrecognized expression: [href=edit-comments.php?page=disqus]

It caused unmovable widgets, screen-options didn’t open and other related javascript issues in admin panel.

After some researching it turns out, there’s a simple fix.

In /wp-content/plugins/disqus-comment-system/disqus.php, find:


and replace it with:



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    I’ve read on another blog that Disqus is selling users’ data to third party. I hope they’re not because I love disqus. Thanks for the the post. helped me with my own admin issues

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    I too does not agree with these words as disqus has become the best way to represent the comments in websites and many blogs too.I hope they help with more advanced features too.

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    I think uninstall first then download freshly version then install it.

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    Thanks for the simple fix! Seems to be working fine now :)

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    Web development

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    I do agree with all the ideas you have presented in your post. They are very convincing and will definitely work. Thanks for the post.

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    Sounds pretty good !! it’s working greatly now. Disqus is the best :)

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