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I'm developing a theme based off of bones - I went ahead and edited the comments.php file - the comments form is hardcoded - I assumed this was the right way to do things so I carried on and structured/styled the comments form to fit in with the theme I am building.

Today I installed Jetpack with the aim of using their new comments system - this didn't work - after a few web searches it resulted that Jetpack comment_form() to work

So this is my question - How do I make use of Jetpack (therefore making use the comment_form() function) and keep a fall-back of my custom comment form. - I am imagining I would somehow need to place my existing comment form within a separate file/function and if Jetpack isn't present it would use it through comment form() - does this make any sense at all?

Any help is most appreciated.

Regards, Ian

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For anyone who may be interested, I think I may have found a solution - this tutorial outlines how to customize comment_form(), Jetpack will simply override the styles set.

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