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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Comments on Author page

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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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How to limit users to one comment per post

I am using WordPress as a petition site and hacking the comments system to work as the petition signup. I would like to find out how I can limit a user to post only one comment per post. So far I can ...
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Genesis Child Theme Modifying Comments display

I'm using a theme which works with Genesis Framework. The theme is called pinsomo & I'm wondering how to "move" comments count div to the bottom of the post. Here is the demo: [[link has ...
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Comment Submission Timeout - Varnish / Cloudflare

Curious to see if anyone has encountered this before - when a comment is submitted by a non-admin user on a WordPress 3.6 site (standard comments setup, no plugins), the comment is submitted (hits the ...
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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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Function to prevent users from trashing comments

Is there any way to prevent/hide trash button for comments? Note that I only want to prevent users from emptying the trash for comments. Can't seem to find a way. Is there any possible way to do that ...
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Using Wordpress' WYSIWYG for comments

I've been trying to set up the comments section of a site I am working on to use the default Wordpress WYSIWYG (TinyMCE). But it's harder than expected. I used this tutorial to take me almost all the ...
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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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wp_trash_post retrashes already trashed comments?

I have a few mail- and update_user_meta functions that fires when a post, comment or child comment gets thrashed. So when I trash a comment with trash_comment, a mail get sent to the author: "Hey, ...
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Is there a plugin for posting inline comments, like in MS Word?

I want to make a cookbook style wordpress website, on which visitors can place comments inline. Like you do in a paper book with a pen: between the lines. Or like how MS Word handles comments. Does ...
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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: ...
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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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Let both the admin and post author update comment meta

I have a function which lets the post author set the "best comment". I want the admins to also be able to set the "best comment". Who can this be best achieved? // Set Best comment for post ...
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Do I need to deal with WordPress SQL Injection

Do I need to prepare strings against MySQL Injection when inserting into the database using a WordPress comments function such as this: $data = array( 'comment_post_ID' => $post_id, ...
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Store comments that can be searchable and displayed

I am using a theme and plugin that allows you to create a listing of a business and then users can review it like Yelp. The review function works off the comments section and allows users to add a ...
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How-To and Troubleshooting Canonical Links for Paginated Comments

It seems that when you paginate comments, the additional pages don't have their canonical links point back to the original page. This would seem to lead to duplicate content issues (i.e. same post, ...
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How to force users to nest their comments

I am trying to figure out how to force commenters to use threaded comments (and not the general comment box at the bottom of the post) on one particular post. I want only admins to be able to post new ...
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Custom Post Type loops and Disqus

I've created a CPT for a site I'm working on at the moment called "campaigns". I've created a page which displays some content as well a custom loop which displays the most recent Campaign. ...
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How to manage SI Captcha redirections after submitting (with or without errors)?

As reported on the title, is there a way to manage the submitting of a comment in all the possible scenarios? no inserted comment (NO COMMENT) wrong captcha (NO COMMENT) comment and correct captcha ...
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reCAPTCHA is not visible on comments loaded via ajax

I've a php template loaded on a popup and this template should contain on the bottom the possibility for a user -logged in or not- to write comments. for security reasons it was installed the plugin ...
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transition_comment_status gets called when untrashing comments

I can't seem to figure out why untrashing a comment, calls my "approve_comment_callback"-action. Any ideas? I just don't want it to send two emails at the same time, when I untrash a comment. Here ...
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How can I automatically delete comments that contain chinese / russian signs?

Once in a while, I get comments like these: 苍天有眼啊,让我在有生之年得以观得如此精彩绝伦的帖子。 They are absolutely useless to me. I don't even know if it's Chinese / Japanese / Korean / ... How can I tell WordPress ...
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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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Updating comments with replies

I looked around and didn't see any other questions on this topic, so here's a shot in the dark. I am trying to update the meta on a parent comment when it receives a reply. Here's the code I have so ...
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linking to an svg through comments_popup_link

I want to remove the text in the comment section and replace it with svg which falls back to png. This is my code so far <?php comments_popup_link('<object type="image/svg+xml" ...
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Comment visibility

There will be many people commenting on a post. So, when a commentator visits the post, he should be able to see 'only' his own comment(s).Post author can see all comments only on his own post. How ...
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Admin post comments not returning in get_comment function

I don't get the comments of the post submitted by admin in user side. From the users side, I want to show the admin post and each posts comments. I am writing the following code, $args = array( ...
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Broken comments section - Wordpress 2014 Theme

I recently switched my Wordpress theme to the "default" 2014 one. Everything looks great, except I'm having trouble with comments showing up correctly. Can somebody help me understand what's wrong? ...
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Count comments + last pub date for subcategories

How do I get the comment count for a subcategory in this loop? So every child category of 225 had comments. That amount I want to list per child. Tried some stuff with get_comments, but unsuccessful ...
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Email “child comment” author when attached post has been deleted!

This function works great when trashing a comment or deleting a child comment, manually. But when I trash a post or even delete it, the action "delete_comment" doesn't seem to run. function ...
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How does “Your comment is awaiting moderation” work?

The question here is if someone could help me to make the comment "Your comment is awaiting moderation" work correctly for custom page. It works ok for standard Wordpress page but not for my own page. ...
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Non-threaded comment replies with link to original comment

I'll explain what I am trying to accomplish. I would like to have regular non-threaded (flat/classic) comments with a reply link to each comment. When someone replies to a comment the reply comment ...
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Comment Nav versus jquery Tabs

I have a page full of comments. These comments have 3 custom_fields assigned to it (using get_comment_meta): New In Progress Solved From my page I call the comments using: wp_list_comments( ...
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Make email not required comments.php

I need to edit my comments.php to make emails NOT required. I've attached my code below, I understand that I need to get rid of $req and $aria_req from my email field, but as the site is live I don't ...
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Copy and Paste Password for Comments

One of my newer clients has an extensive WordPress blog (on SE I am a Joomla man) and I am sure there must be some reason behind this. For comments it asks you to copy a password - and then paste ...
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Display DISQUS on homepage

I have installed disqus and I want it to show up on my homepage. It replaced the old wordpress comments system on pages and posts but I also want it to appear on index.php my index.php file now - > ...
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Prevent comments from being rendered as HTML

I would like users to be able to enter XML structured text in the comments, but wordpress consumes the tags and they are not rendered. How can I disable this functionality? HTML is not important to ...
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Display date and time in comments

I use wp_list_comments(); to display a list of comment in WordPress. But it does show the format characters instead of the correct datetime. How can I fix this bug? Thank you.
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What for is the table “wp_commentmeta” exactly?

I have been reading about the Database Description of Wordpress. I haven't understood the meaning to the use of the table wp_commentmeta. The documentation says: Each comment features information ...
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Comment box html [duplicate]

I want to allow users to be able to use the codes <ol>, <ul> & <li> in the comment section, but my google-foo is weak (100% chance I'm using the wrong keywords), mind helping me ...
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Comments broken. All comments gone & no new comments can be made. Possible jetpack issue?

So, my client has two self hosted wordpress blogs- one long-existing and one new one that she just launched. She clicked on a jetpack activation link- meant to connect her new blog to it's ...
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Trash a post, send associated comments into the trash bin (change status)

When trashing a post, all comments associated with this post get the status "post-trashed". They do not end up in the trash bin. In my theme the author gets a point for posting a post or a comment. ...
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Turn off comments for given CPT checkbox?

I'm wondering what's the best way of turning off comments for a Custom Post Type? I don't want to turn it off completely which is quite easy but to create a checkbox in wp-admin that will turn off ...
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Facebook comments box on front page

I have a WordPress 3.5.1 installation on my WordPress Shack, with the Facebook plugin 1.3.1 installed and the TwentyTwelve 1.1 theme. I have the settings on Facebook - Comments box so that I display ...
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Hook into trash_post_comments, update_user_meta

I have a theme where the author get points for posting posts and comments. When I trash a post, the user get 1 point removed from their score. This works fine with this function: However... When I ...
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I want to use ONLY Disqus and turn off default Comments

If I set "Comments: OFF" (Discussion > Allow comments > OFF) on post - Disqus (and default WP Comments) does not show on single post. I founded in settings (Comments > Disqus > Plugin Settings) ...
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Disqus: Get recent 5 comments

is it possible to get recent 5 comments of a specific disqus-account without using the (aweful) plugin? I want to put them into a content-slider and don't find any bit of API for that! Thaanks!