- 1. In the admin panel, go to Users -> Roles and create new role, for example "Commentors".
- 2. Assign to this role same rights that "Anonymous" role has.
In the "Roles" screen, click anonymous role and uncheck "Create Comment"..Set up self registration
- 1. In the admin panel, go to Settings -> Advanced and under "Security Settings" section check "Enable self registration". This will add registration option to logon screen.
- 2. In the "Initial Role" dropdown, select "Commentors" role created in the first step.
With this in place, only logged in users should be able to post comments.