The gist To upgrade Ghost v0.5 to Ghost v1.x.x or later, you must first upgrade to version 0.7.1. This version can be found in the TryGhost GitHub repository. The team has updated the upgrade documentation since this original post.
unable to accept comments feeling a bit wary about not being able to allow comments on blog posts, i went to the ghost support page and performed a search on disqus. i recalled it having been mentioned in one of the threads that i had read when researching running ghost as a blogging engine, however, during that time, my focus was on getting the blog up and running. however, after moving over a few legacy posts, and publishing something new, the ability for readers to leave comments came to the to the forefront.