Comment Pop-Ups

For a while now, I’ve had problems with the comment pop-ups on Blogger. If someone has selected ‘show comments in a popup window’ in their blog settings, whenever anyone clicks on the comments link, it opens a pop-up window with all the comments and the comment form. While I don’t know why someone would want this option, it wouldn’t cause a problem, except – the pop-up window is this tall, skinny box. It can’t be resized or maximized, and only about three words show up on each line. Actually trying to type a comment in? Practically impossible. If word verification has been enabled? Completely impossible, because none of the letters can even be seen, let alone typed into the box.

Now, I’m not willing to go away without commenting, so there must be a way to get around this. Yes, there is. First, I mouse over the comments link. If the link ends in ‘Popup=true’ I right-click and select ‘Open Link in New Tab’. Then I go to that new tab to submit my comment. It opens full size, and I can read all the comments and type my comment in easily.

Now, if someone can explain to me why so many pop-ups, and not just in Blogger, are popping up in such strange sizes, I would really appreciate it.

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