How to use Google Doc-Style Editorial Commenting in WordPress

Nimesh Patel Pooja Bhimani
How to use Google Doc-Style Editorial Commenting in WordPress

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    If you are an Editorial agency and looking for a Google Doc-style Editorial commenting plugin in WordPress, your search is over now. Yes, now you can add Google-style editorial commenting in WordPress quickly with the help of the Multicollab plugin.

    In this article, we’re going to walk you through how to use Google Doc Style Editorial Commenting in WordPress

    Step 1: Install Multicollab

    Multicollab Installation

    To begin using Multicollab, a free editorial commenting plugin, you must first install it from the WordPress plugin directory. To do so, type the plugin’s name into the search bar and click the ‘Install now’ option.

    Click the ‘Activate’ button once it has been installed. Your WordPress website will now be able to use Multicollab.

    Activate Multicollab Plugin

    Step 2: Adding a new page/post or Editing an Existing Page/Post

    To use Multicollab, you must open or create a page or post. Now, write something on this page or add Gutenberg blocks, such as a text block. Alternatively, you may also open an existing page/post (created using Gutenberg Editor).

    Step 3: How to add Comment

    • Select text from any block, and in the Block Toolbar, You will see a Comment icon. Click on it.
    How to add comment with Multicollab?
    • See the opened comment box. You may add your Comment here and press the “Comment” button to add the Comment for the selected part in the current page/post.
    Commenting with Multicollab
    • Remember to Publish or Update this page/post once you have added your comments. These comments could be seen from the “Activity Center” as ‘comments’ (activity) and as regular comments on the page/post (as it appears in the Google Docs)
    Commenting Demo

    Step 4: How to check Comments

    The Activity Center displays the current Comment and previous comments, actions made in response to comments, and a variety of related procedures. By clicking the black-colored comment icon (Multicollab’s logo) at the top of the editorial section of the Gutenberg Editor, you can access the activity center.

    How to check comments?

    Multicollab also provides other features like Reply-to and Resolve Comment, Team Collaboration, Comment Notification Emails, Hide/Show Comments, etc. For more details about features, you can check here. Would you like to try content collaboration through editorial commenting for your WordPress website? Check Demo or you can start with a free trial of Multicollab.

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    Author
    Nimesh Patel is the Product Manager and Growth Hacker at Multicollab. For the past 10 years, he has been a prolific marketer and product builder in the WordPress and e-commerce industry.
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    • Async collaboration with remote editorial teams is the future of publishing.