Adding a guestbook to your website is a great way to let your fans and clients add public feedback about your music. The ‘Guestbook’ feature includes options to make comments, create a member profile, and comment moderation.

This help article includes the following:

  • Adding the ‘Guestbook’ feature to your website
  • Adjusting your ‘Guestbook’ feature options
  • Managing your ‘Guestbook’ comments

Adding the ‘Guestbook’ feature

To add the ‘Guestbook’ feature to your website, follow these steps: 1. From the ‘Edit Content’ tab, click ‘Pages’ and open the page on which you’ll be working 2. Click ‘Add feature’ 3, Select ‘Guestbook’ and use the placement arrows to set the feature’s location 4. Click ‘Save’

Note: Only one (1) ‘Guestbook’ feature can be added to your website.

Adjusting your ‘Guestbook’ feature options

The ‘Guestbook’ feature offers several options for monitoring your guestbook activity. You can apply multiple options at once for more control over which comments display on your website. To adjust your ‘Guestbook’ feature options, follow these steps:

  1. From the ‘Edit Content’ tab, click ‘Pages’ and open the page your ‘Guestbook’ feature is on
  2. Click on your ‘Guestbook’ feature to open the feature settings
  3. In your ‘Guestbook’ feature, click on ‘Options’ in the left settings panel
  4. Apply any of the following options:
    • Send me an email when a comment is posted: When a new comment is posted on your ‘Guestbook’, you’ll receive a notification at the email address associated with your account
    • Require my approval before display: In your ‘Manage Guestbook’ options, you’ll see options to approve a comment before it is displayed on your website
    • Require user to be signed in to post a comment: On your website, guests will be prompted to create a profile in order to post a comment

Managing your ‘Guestbook’ comments

The ‘Guestbook’ feature provides options to delete, edit, and approve comments. To manage your ‘Guestbook’ comments, follow these steps:

  1. From the ‘Edit Content’ tab, click ‘Pages’ and open the page your ‘Guestbook’ feature is on
  2. Click on your ‘Guestbook’ feature to open the feature settings
  3. In your ‘Manage guestbook’ settings, click ‘All’ to see all comments posted, or click ‘Unapproved’ to view comments requiring approval
  4. Choose from the following options:
    • Edit: Click on the ‘pencil icon’ to edit a comment from one of your fans. Click ‘Save’ or ‘Cancel’ to complete.
    • Delete: Click on the ‘x’ at the top right corner of a comment to remove it from your website. Deleted comments cannot be retrieved once they are removed.
    • Approve comment/Delete comment: If you have applied ‘Require my approval before display’ in your ‘Guestbook’ options, new comments will need to be approved or deleted before they are displayed on your website. A notification will appear in your ‘Manage guestbook’ options and comments needing moderation will be clearly indicated in the ‘All’ or ‘Unapproved’ view.