Most Pelican themes pass article URL to Disqus as the Disqus identifier.
This puts you at a disadvantage. If you are forced to change URL of an article you will lose Disqus discussion for that article because Disqus identifier for the article will change too.
Elegant offers you
comment_id property that you can set in your
article metadata. Set it to any unique string you want. It won’t be effected by
the article URL.
If you choose not to use
comment_id, Elegant passes article URL to Disqus.
In previous versions, we had
disqus_identifier. Though Elegant is backward compatible but we recommend you to change it to