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oEmbed does not work for comments

I've got two websites, a staging and a production one. They have 99% the same setup and are hosted on the same server. They are multi-site WP installs. The issue that I've been trying to solve all ...
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Hide default “Recent Comments” Widget if there are no comments yet

Is there a way to hide the widget completely if there are no comments yet? I was thinking about maybe adding a php function to my functions.php file - is that a possible way? If so, can someone ...
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Comments_template doesn't work

If I use comments_template(); it does not work at all. But if I change it to global $withcomments; $withcomments = 1; comments_template( 'comments.php', true ); it displays the comments ...
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How to Define Custom Number of Items in Comment Feed

Seeking a hook or code to override the Reading-Settings value for Syndication feeds show XXX items specifically for the comment feeds. Ideally I'd want to roll into a plugin I can network activate ...
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Disabling Comment Notifications for Post Author

I am trying to disable comment notifications for post authors (or anyone else besides the site's admin) for a client's site. I've attempted to create a plugin that uses the pluggable function ...
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Which filter/hook to use for styling comments?

I would like to create a plugin that modify the styling of the comments section. Given that some users may be using other plugin to replace the default commenting system (facebook, disqus, ...), what ...
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Is there a better way to check for a new comment?

I have some code that runs on the client that checks every 30 seconds or so for new comments, and if a new comment is found the user is alerted. The check count the comments on a page, and returns ...
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Merge multiple posts comments

Edit: I now have a combined object by adapting this code to work with my comment objects, I can also pass this new object to wp_list_comments to display a combined list. I dont know how to override ...
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How to change the comment field validation rules

So I've created a comment form and have added my own "Terms and Conditions" field and was hoping you could show me the best way to change the validation rules when submitting a comment as I want to ...
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URLs to user page is broken

My domain is http://mongage.com I don't know what happened to my site. the user URL linking to author/user page is broken. I switched to a new theme, but no success. I am using thentythirteen and the ...
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get_comments not working consistantly with post_id

I am trying to get comments from another post. I am getting the post_id and doing a check to see if it has comments I can get the comments for the current post every time but for the other post I am ...
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Custom Nested Wordpress Comments with avatar

I am developing a theme and has no idea how wordpress handles the comment outputs. I have wp_list_comments in my comments.php, but I'm not sure how to customize the output to get the desired output ...
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Adding an input field to the comment form, and not letting it submit if any info is in it

I am working on a WordPress plugin that adds a hidden input field into the comment form. I have the code in place that adds the input field in, using this code. function hiddeninput_more_comments( ...
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Batch approve comments

Akismet went crazy and sent several hundred comments to spam. Right now, I have to manually mark each comment as "Not Spam" and then manually move all of them from Pending to Approved. Any way to do ...
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php function to display commenter username or login

I want to display the commenters username or login name in a comment template. I know there is a function comment_author_link(), but this displays the "display name publicly as" name and not ...
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User can post only one comment per day on one page

This code count comments per day on all pages. I want that will count only on one page for 1 day. So my case: on a page with an ID of 1, a user can comment with out any limit, but on a page with an ...
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Comments Template shows, but not the comments

I've customized a twentytwelve theme, changed the index and content, nothing else. Now, I've lost the comments. Google says to call this first: <?php comments_template(); ?> But, everywhere ...
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How should I get the original comment while processing the reply

I'm working on a comments section for my template. And I need to do something like this: Comment: -This was my original comment And this is my reply to the original comment. So I wanna cite the ...
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3rd Party Login in wordpress

I have two sites. One on wordpress and one non wordpress site. Now, I have used the header and footer from my non-wordpress site. What i want is that if user logs in on my non-wordpress site then he ...
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Convert comments to Custom Post Type

Currently, I use WordPress as a Q&A website where users can register, ask questions and give answers as well. I use the AskIt theme from ElegantThemes which uses the default WordPress Post Types ...
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How to change commenter links to /user/user_id?

I would like to change the commenter links as shown in this screenshot: In my test plugin at GitHub I have first tried the following code: define('PROFILE', '<a href="/user/%s" rel="external ...
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wordpress php show comments only from user AND replies

I'm trying to add a comment section to a user profile, it'll act as a way of communicating between the user and the admin. In the user section I only want to show comments from the logged in user, and ...
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Change id=“respond” to the comments container

On the same page, I have 3 comment threads. Each comment has a meta that tells in which tread they have to be displayed in. At the end of each thread, I have a form to post a comment in this specific ...
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Comment Notification window always loading and does not return anything

Previously, whenever people make comments I would get a little orange box lighting up at the top of the page indicating that there are comments to review. However recently I've noticed that it isn't ...
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Add comment meta

I need to add my custom meta to the new comments. Here is what I've done : /************************************************************************/ /* Add meta to comments ...
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Disable comments and pingbacks on old custom post types

This SQL code will disable pingbacks on old posts and pages: UPDATE wp_posts SET ping_status='closed' WHERE post_status = 'publish' AND post_type = 'post'; UPDATE wp_posts SET ping_status='closed' ...
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Add comments to any of several posts in an archive listing?

I just had a client ask for this and I am not sure it is even possible (or doable in anything close to staying in our time constraints/budget). I have a custom post type that only consists of very ...
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Inserting comments via a procedure

I've been playing arround with procedures and tried putting the comment insert into a procedure. I've got some trouble and was wondering if you guys could take a look. function ...
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Long query apache error from spam comments

My hosting company recently turned on the error reporting for slow queries in php/apache and we have seen the error logs get flooded with errors all from queries requesting spam comments on the front ...
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Enable nested comments in Theme

I am trying to enable nested comments in my theme. I am new to all this stuff but I am doing my best. This is the code that I have in my comments.php <?php if ( get_comment_pages_count() > 1 ...
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Stylizing Threaded/Nested Comments

I'm creating my own theme to WordPress. I got problem with nested comments. I don't wanna limit the levels to reply, but I would like them to stay in that format: This is the code I'm using: <ol ...
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Strategies for coping with hyperagressive spambots?

A couple of my sites are getting slammed by a hyperagressive distributed spambot. It's just pure link spam. It all comes from one user name, but from a variety of IPs. Akismet is catching the spam, ...
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Send Notifications to All Admins

I want to, hopefully without a plugin, get and loop through all admin accounts and notify each admin when a comment has been posted or a user has registered, etc. I tried to look into this but all the ...
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comment files and s

I am building a custom template and would like to incorporate comments and replies using the standard WordPress core. What files and scripts do I need? I copied a comments.php file but the replies ...
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Showing recent post of category in page

Any ideas, how I should do this: Recent post (with comments) shown in page? I need fixed url example.com/question that shows the most recent post, style should be same as in normal one post? Can I ...
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Second comments section for one post/page

For a project, I need to have 2 comments sections related to the same post/page. Is there a way or a plugin to do that ? By default, Wordpress allow only one comment section for one post/page. Thanks ...
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woocommerce allow users to select or use avatar

I am working on constructing a ecommerce site that is run by woocommerce and the free woo theme artificer. Standard with the plugins there is a my account page which allows you to put in basic ...
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How to Block Access to Standard Login Flow and Comment Flow

I've set up custom flows on my Wordpress blog for login, signup, and commenting. I would like to password protect the standard login flow so only I can use it, and block access entirely to the ...
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comments in Admin

I'm confused about what the Comments section on the posts in the Admin actually does. I have Comments turned on in Screen Options for a post. When I display a post, I see a Comments box. If I enter ...
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Posting comment returns 404

I've been tracking an issue in one of our WP installations and keep coming up short of a solution. One of our websites is installed in a sub-directory of our main website. Both are WP installations. ...
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Custom comments list, right depth

I created a custom comments_list() function, it works fine, the only problem is to show child comments inside the parent div. It works well with first and second depth levels but not for others. This ...
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How do I disable comments on a page? [duplicate]

I want to disable comments on my pages. That means there should be no comment form, no message asking to log in in order to post comments, nothing. Under Settings > Discussion is the option "Allow ...
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Comments on Author page

Update: Ok,the DEBUG log says: PHP Notice: Undefined offset: 0 in /home/content/00/8437600/html/test/wp-includes/query.php on line 3105 PHP Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in ...
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Why are authors allowed to approve comments on their posts? How to revoke privilege?

I was under the impression that only admins/editor roles can approve comments however our authors are able to do so as well on their own posts. I want to disable the ability for an author to approve ...
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Hide comments and posts posted by other user

I've created a user with role Contributor, when i logged in as Contributor all the posts and comments are listed in the dashboard. How to disable this? I just want to see the post made by ...
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Changing theme from twentytwelve to twentythirteen comments not working

I have a wordpress blog located HERE. A couple of days ago I changed the child theme from this blog over from twentytwelve to twentyfourteen. As a result now, my comments box at the bottom of each ...
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Prevent moveform() to moving the original location of comment form

I have a post with comment enabled, also enabled threaded comment with max level 3. Each time I want to do a comment reply, the form comment box is moving to the comment which I want to reply. But I ...
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Success message in comment form

I am using wordpress 3.8. I am using comment_form(); I need to display a success message on successfully posted comment on blog. How to do this?
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Comments from other blogs are getting added to my blog?

Today I started receiving a ton of requests to moderate comments on my blog, but when I looked at the comments they are clearly from multiple other people's blogs. What could be the cause of this and ...
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set custom value on default admin columns based on row values

I added some foreign key to wp_comments db table. Some comments could be indipendent from post. For these comments I've comment_post_ID set to 0. So i need something like: ...