I have a new person working on making some changes to the website and below is 1 idea I had—but I don’t know if it is a good or bad idea.
I could put in a ‘registration’ page so that commenters could set up their registration and then would no longer have a need to continually enter ‘name’ and email addresses—once you are logged in no further actions are required.
To me this seems pretty logical–that it would be preferred to the current method. Currently I think I am the only person to have to log in—but it makes everything easier.
As I understand it I could set it up so that the registration would be ‘username’ and email address. The email address would have to be ‘real’ as the registration would kick out an activation link for the registration.
Additionally the addition of the registration would further reduce spam–which I see, but thus far we have kept it out of the comments as far as I know.
Having a registration would also set up other opportunities–i.e. get notifications of a reply to a comment etc.
What am I missing? Opinions of this idea.