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Comments allow your website's visitors to have a discussion with you and each other. When you activate comments on a Page or post, WordPress inserts several text boxes after your content where users can submit their comments.

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How to implement just the wp commenting area on my custom site?

I'm searching for some site where I can find line by line explanation of an wp theme's code. Because, I want to implement on my site just commenting area. I don't need sidebar, gadgets, searching, ...
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How to update wp_posts with just the returned comment count from wp_comments (SQL GROUP BY)

I am doing a special migration from someone's custom CMS to a WP installation. I successfully got the posts and comments migrated into their respective tables. Now I need to get the comment count ...
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How to enable comments for pending and draft posts?

I have a custom post type with comments enabled. The comments metabox in the admin only appears when the post is published. I'm wanting to use the comments system as more of a discussion between ...
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Remove the deleted user comment

Problem I have a user based site, so when user deletes his profile somehow his/her comments stay visible. There is no name and blank avatar with the comment. Is there any way to delete the comments ...
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Same email for all comments

I have An administrator must always approve the comment checked, as well as Email me whenever Anyone posts a comment. This sends an email to the post author. I don't want that. I have one person in ...
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Allow guests comments on single post

I would allow guests comments who are not registered yet to comment only one single post. Other posts have to be commentable just for registered users.
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2 tick boxes appearing below comments

In my site I have two tick boxes appearing above each other underneath the comments section. I have tried disabling pingbacks etc. How do I remove these? example - ...
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Retrieve comments from current post using SQL

I am trying to use this code below to auto-refresh comments but at the moment it is displaying all comments. I would like to only show comments for the current post. I am not very experienced with SQL ...
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Importing old Disqus comments into WordPress

Anyone got a working way to import old Disqus comments into WordPress? Presumably by converting the Disqus XML export format to the WordPress XML import format. Note that this plugin is for some ...
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Allow variable amount of comments before pagination

There is an option in the admin settings allowing you to define how many comments should be listed before creating a new page for the next ones. I would like to have the same number of comments for ...
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How to use filter on comment submission/insert

I am working on a small project for my family to share info, recipes etc. And I added a "@" mention feature. Now that the mention feature works I need to notify the user they were mentioned. I ...
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Comments view limited to 20 results - any way to increase to 50 or 100?

Each day I manually delete the spam posted on my blog. The comments view allows a maximum of 20 comments in the view. When I have 200 spam entries - I need to click through 10 times to get rid of it ...
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How to Auto Approve Comments on a Specific Page?

I am using WordPress comments on a page as a Contact page and I am able to show those comments only to logged in admin. Now I would like to automatically have any comments placed on my Contact page ...
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Is this a wordpress bug? get_comment_link auto shoots when user visits his dashboard

If user is editor, this function auto-shoots when user visits his dashboard! How is this possible? This function should only work when user successfully posts comment, so what is happening? could be ...
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My posts show 2 comment forms

We have a Wordpress site, lifering.org, hosted on GoDaddy. We recently upgraded our virtual server's Linux operating system, which involved rebuilding the site from a backup. Now I our single ...
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comment_post_ID 0 (cannot remove from dashboard)

Ran across something a bit odd that I haven't seen before. A client has a pretty active blog and uses Akismet (paid) to protect against spam. At least once a day, they're reporting a spam comment that ...
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How to resolve 404 errors for wordpress comments/feed when I have disabled comments

I have disabled comments in my wordpress site. So comments/feed url is giving 404 error. So how should I resolve these errors? doaminname/feed works fine. But domainname/comments/feed is giving error. ...
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Get only one comment per post with get_comments

Is there a way to limit get_comments results to just the latest comment from every post?
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Comment_Reply_Link Not Showing?

When I use the following code, everything shows except the reply link! Anybody know what I've done wrong? I'd like the link to show up with the word 'Reply.' Live example: ...
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How can I change the link in comment form “Log in to post a comment”?

Right now there is a link and I am using a plugin for a modal box and I would like to change the link in the code. Where is the html and php file with the code located? I have looked in my theme ...
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How to prevent multiple comments

We have an internal WordPress blog and a sort semi-trolling type situation going on. Almost all posts are flooded with comments by a single person. Basically the person is keeping a blog in the ...
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Actual comments not showing, but form is?

I have edited the comments form to remove a few fields and now the approved comments don't show up, just the form itself. What am I missing from this? <?php $comment_args = array( 'fields' ...
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Admin comments and user restrictions

I have set a bunch of roles within wordpress with the help of the "members" plugin. But the capabilities regarding the comments moderation are very limited ("manage_others_comments" or not) What I ...
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Comment as post - understanding wp_list_comments

I'm creating a site where a central question will be posed on the front page with excerpted first-tier comments linking to a page with the full first-tier comment, presented almost as a post, with ...
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how to properly use comments-template.php

I want to modify comments form for both logged in users, and for those who are not. I modified the form for those who are not logged in by changing my comments.php but I'm not quite sure how to ...
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Why does akismet prevent jetpack comments from appearing in my moderation queue?

On the blog I run, when I have Akismet activated, it somehow prevents comments posted via Jetpack from appearing in the moderation queue. I know it's Akismet because I have disabled every plugin but ...
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Hide comments awaiting moderation from user who submitted the comments

This is a strange one. I host a website that is primarily for children. All posts are moderated. Users are required to enter a user name and location (State), but are not required to be registered ...
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Recent Comments from Specific Category Widget

I've been trying to create a sidebar widget to display recent comments from specific category. I'm having difficulties in determining how Wordpress knows from which categories the comments are. I ...
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customizing TwentyEleven comments template

Typically I don't utilize comments on my sites, however I'm using the comments functionality as a sort of live-feed testimonials page. To do this, I've borrowed comments.php and the comments portion ...
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how to find user ids of all commenters in a post

Is there a function in wordpress that grabs all the users(user ids) who have commented on a post? I have the post id available.
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custom comment_form fields not displaying

My ideal comment form will have 3 fields- Name, Location, Comment. I'm using the following bits of code- comments.php <?php comment_form( array( 'fields' => apply_filters( ...
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custom comments form for custom post type

Hello everyone I am creating a theme dedicates to hotels display and booking in which I have created a custom post type 'Hotels' so now I want a mechanism to book the hotel rooms and a "book now" ...
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How to convert WordPress comments to bbPress replies

I have a old blog that I would like to upgrade to a blog/website with bbPress forums and would like to convert the post to topics and the comments to replies. I already created my topics and now I ...
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comments_number not displaying

Live site I'm using <?php comments_number( $zero, $one, $more ); ?> on home.php to display number of comments in the post-meta. Problem is, it's not showing the number despite there being one ...
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Show comments fields in two columns

I am using comment_form(); in loop-single.php file to show the comment form. I have the following fields in it: Name, Email, Website, Title, Comment. Currently all these form fields show underneath ...
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Making a Comment on a page without being on that page?

I have a built a Wordpress site that enables comments on pages and I am using them as reviews, what I would like to do is for someone to be able to make a comment on a page without being on that page. ...
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How to add text to comment form #content textarea?

I have a plugin that does validation on user submitted comments. When validation fails, I want to redirect them back to the comment form, and have their comment still appear in the comment box, so ...
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Show posts in “image” format when viewed in category page, but with comments in blog

I am working on an artist's website. She wants each image to show up in the blog, and to category pages like "paintings", "calligraphy", etc. When viewing the category pages, the images should be ...
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Jetpack Comments with fall-back

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 ...
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Post comment as different user than logged in

When I reply to a comment in the WP backend in the "Comments" section (edit-comments.php) I can only post the reply as the logged in user. Is it possible to select a certain user like in the "Add new ...
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Highlight comments made by registered users of the site

How can I highlight comments that have been made by registered users of my blog?
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List User Comments on User Profile BuddyPress [closed]

Does anyone know if there’s a way to create an option on the BuddyPress user profiles where it can list the users’ comments, so that the user can see a list of everything they commented on. I searched ...
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ask and edit an extra comment field

I have been trying for two weeks to add a edit custom meta field to the admin edit comment form. I managed to show the field in the form, but it can't get it to update. I would also like to add this ...
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How to hide trackbacks on wp-admin/edit-comments.php

How to hide (or not to show, better said) trackbacks on wp-admin/edit-comments.php page? I want to hide the comments with no email (also known as trackbacks) and comments with a specific email from ...
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How to stop comments widget conflicting with theme comments

I have a widget that retrieves and displays the latest comments for a WordPress site. It displays the comment author, Gravatar, comment and date / time. The function to display the comments is in a ...
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How to disable or hide WordPress.com as a social media login option for Jetpack Comments [closed]

I am looking for a method to hide or remove WordPress from the login options in Jetpack Comments. I have tried adding a#postas-wordpress {display:none !important} to the theme's style.css, but no ...
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check if comment submitted was successful

I want to use php to understand if comment submission was successful. Is there any get/post data I can use to make if function for this?
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How to allow only Admins or Logged In Users to post links in comments?

I know how to disable HTML in comments, but I'd like the ability to only have Admins be able to post links, or only Logged In users if need be, to have the ability to post links. Is this possible? I ...
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I need to disable Disqus comments pre-approval, but i can't find where

I've tried contacting Disqus support but they haven't answered. I need to disable pre-approval for comments but i can't find where to set that option. Could anyone help me? Thanks.
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how should the comment form really work?

taken on someone elses code and trying to get a clear understanding of just how the comments forms should work. they're being used as feedback for someones visit to the venue, so not as a comment on a ...