Depending on your settings, you may have to approve comments to get them to display publicly when readers post them without logging in. It is important to manage comments to weed out spam.
Check your settings by clicking Settings, and then Discussion.
To enable prospective students, alumni, or anyone else to comment on the blog, make sure the box next to “Users must be registered and logged in to comment” is unchecked.
Comments will always be held for moderation if the box next to “An administrator must always approve the comment” is checked.
Make the appropriate changes and click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.
Recent comments will be displayed in the dashboard where you can approve the comments directly.
Hover over the comment and click Approve. If the comment is approved, you will see “Unapprove”.
You will also be notified by the two comment features below:
Manage comments by clicking Comments on the left menu column.