How to develop with Disqus on localhost

I assume you already have an account on

1. Setup your site on  This is your live site, don’t create localhost as a site there.

2. Follow instructions and copy paste the snippets into your pages.

3. Run your app at your local using FireFox (IE8 for some reason didn’t show this message), and it’ll show that it didn’t work correctly and asks your to go visit

4. On this page you’ll learn that you need to insert the following snippet into your <head>. 

   1: <script type="text/javascript">


   3:     var disqus_developer = 1; // this would set it to developer mode


   5: </script> 

5. Finally just test everything out by posting some comments, everything should work now.