Hello all, hope you're having a great weekend. I'm reaching out for a bit of webdev advice on a new site project I am building this month. While I'm working, I'd love to hear from you with any experience/comments you have about the following:
- For reader/member commenting: what you think of Disqus commenting system (like it? prefer another system?)
- For setting up a community site: would recommend WordPress (hosted versus self-hosted?), or do you prefer Squarespace or some other?
- Widget hunt part 1: I'm seeking the best side column widget feature that will feed in bookmarked news items from other sites, and allow me to include a short written note about the link - any one of you have a favorite for that purpose?
- Widget hunt part 2: also looking for the best live-chatting widget for the side column. Any favorites?
- Once the site is online I am also seeking the simplest, best way to activate a mobile version for readers on the move. Looking for recs...
Thanks in advance for any advice!