I have turned on anonymous commenting on the site, so you can comment without leaving an email address. Ideally i’d have it so you leave an email address, but it doesn’t get displayed on the site – but i haven’t worked out how to do that yet (if anyone who knows MT can provide clues i’d be grateful).

Previously it only displayed your email if you didn’t put in a website, but since not everyone has a website this isn’t ideal.

Update: Aha! I’ve fixed it. I’ve turned anonymous commenting off, but now if you only leave your email address it isn’t visible on the website (although i should get to see it so i can reply to you personally if need be).

Here’s how i did it had to edit the ‘Comment Listing’ template (through the web interface) so that

<$MTEntryAuthorLink show_email="0"$>

Before it was set to spam_protect=”1″ but it evidently wasn’t working.

Thanks to Matt for advice and to the MT support forums (here and here) for getting me started