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 modify core when there is no hook?

I want to add a custom HTML5 attribute to the <form> element in the comments form. Since the form field itself is generated by comment_form(), and there is no hook to edit within the opening <...
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HTML tags in comments

I'm using latest Wordpress & Thesis theme. I have a technical blog where i want users to be able to put comments in the code. When i try to add a code to the comment (as a non logged in user) ...
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Creating a comments voting system

I am trying to put together a voting system for comments and I can't figure out how to make the jQuery function to work. Here is the php function that updates the comment meta with the new vote count ...
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How to create a designated comment page with custom fields

I'm creating a site where I want to use the comment box to auto-generate a FAQ page. In essence, when a comment is posted it won't appear on the same page as the comment box. Instead, it will be ...
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How can I see whether a commenter has subscribed to be notified of replies / other comments to a post

When someone asks a question in the comments, I reply in the comments. Is there a way I can see whether the commenter checked the "Notify me of follow-up comments by email" checkbox? Can't seem to ...
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Getting most popular posts based on Facebook comments count

I have modified a widget to display the total number of Facebook comments on a post rather than the total wordpress comments. I can get that part to show correctly, but I would like to get the most ...
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Override “Automatically close comments on articles older than” per post?

I need to set a custom closing date for the comment field, per post. I havent started researching on how I should do this, so a indication on how to do this would be just as good as a plugin that do ...
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How to change comment-page-1#comment-25 to any string?

How can we change the slug "comment-page-1#comment-25" to somthing like review-page-1#review-25
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Edit own comments in other users' posts

On my site I am only going to allow logged in users to post comments. I would like to allow logged in users to edit (and remove) only their own comments in another users' post (e.g. admin). For the ...
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Can't check “Allow people to post comments on new articles” option

Comments are disabled on my client's website. But if I try to check "Allow people to post comments on new articles" option and hit "Save Changes", the page reloads with the option unchecked. I just ...
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Why do comments only come through on 2 of my posts and not the others?

Good day. I have posted 88 posts, however, comments only come through on 2 of the older posts. Why is this happening? It is really frustrating.
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Blank white screen after I log into WordPress Admin

I went to log into WordPress this evening and after inputting my user name and password I was redirected to the dashboard, however instead of seeing the dashboard I had a white screen with nothing on ...
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Comments closed only for contributors

I am having a very funny issue right now. My WordPress is currently with comments activated and it always worked, but now that I've opened the website for contributors, only their posts are coming ...
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How to limit one IP to post only only comment per post?

I'm making a review website. How can I limit one IP address to be able to just post one comment on the same post?
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change text written in english into hindi

i want to change the text written in english into hindi inside my search bar, i am developing a hindi newspaper website by using wordpress cms so when user type in english to search related news in ...
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Custom Comment Form Error Messages

When submitting a comment with invalid data, an error page is displayed which doesn't conform to the website theme template. I've been trying to change this by attempting to display the errors in the ...
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Lost for direction on how to continue building a theme

I'm a complete beginner to WordPress. I decided to start building a theme. I've got the very basics down (header, sidebar, content, footer) but I just cannot find any direction on where to look for ...
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Comments pagination and WP_QUERY

I have a list of posts using wp_query On each post theres a list of comments What Im trying to do is to limit the number of comments to 2 and display a link for the next page of comments which I'm ...
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Disable comment moderation in multisite

I'm looking for a way to disable comment moderation in wordpress completely over the whole of multisite. This is important because my site requires users to log in to use it, and every new site has to ...
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Disqus comments only show up on newest post

I've setup Disqus comments on our company blog (link) By creating a comments.php file with: <div id="disqus_thread" style="margin-top:50px;position:relative;"></div> <script type="...
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Comments and Bootstrap 3's media-list

I'm developing my first custom theme for WordPress based on Bootstrap 3 framework. I'm newbie and I can't understand few things, so I'd like to ask you for some help, especially with comments.php, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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spacebar is not working in input and textarea

i have displayed comments box with <?php comments_template(); ?> and now when i am styling the input and textarea. Surprisingly both are not allowing spacebar. That means when i type something ...
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Comments - Ensure the correct field is highlighted for nested replies

I've got my comments working great, well.... Just about Great!!!! I'm a passionate UX guy doing my blog. I've got the comments form to beautifully reposition its self under neath a comment so that it ...
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wp-editor-area textarea disapear on cancel-comment-reply-link click

I am using this tutorial to implent the wp_editor in comments. everything went fine except when i click on cancel-comment-reply-link. the form move on to its initial position on the bottom of ...
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How to load comment form with AJAX?

We have a Wordpress website with a large number of logged in users. Hence, we cache as much as possible, which includes post pages. We've setup our website so that that the page is mainly dynamic, so ...
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Comment-Meta doesn't work with latest wordpress update

I already had this script working, but since the last update of the wordpress core it doesn't save the comment-meta anymore. /** * Comments Winner */ // Add new heading to comments tables ...
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Listing comment author role code problem

I use the following code on comments template: <?php $user = get_userdata($comment->user_id); echo $user->roles[0]; ?> But the weird thing is that it is ...
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Comments orderby comment date not working

I have a template to get the comment replies to a user and display it on a static page. It works reasonably well in so far as the correct comments are displayed but whatever I try I can't get the ...
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loop with the last commenter on each post on specific category

Hi i have the following code that lists the posts from specific category and the date, post author, the last comment author, last comment date and the avatar for comment author for each post on the ...
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Does not show comment list

I can not see comments on my post. There is the code I use: <?php if($comments) : ?> <ol class="post_comment_list clearfix"> <?php foreach($comments as $comment) : ?> <...
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your comment awaiting moderation message sometimes not appearing

On a new wordpress site I realise that sometimes when testing the comments feature for posts that the "your comment is awiting moderation" message does not appear. When a comment is posted, the url ...
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External link not showing on post but showing on comment

Why is this? For example, if I input this in a post: <a href="http://i2.wearecdn.net/images/2012/11/47/article/vans/so6099412/vans-authentic-schuhe-bright-green-black-1755-zoom-0.jpg">This ...
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selectively disable akismet

I need to disable Akismet for comments written by one of my registered users, since there is a problem that when such plugin is enabled they do not appear. I have some familiarity with php but I am ...
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Can't post comment to blog in wp-multisite

I'm running a wp-multisite install with ~100 blogs. I recently discovered a blog that I can't post a comment to (though I've been able to previously). When I try to submit a comment, I get the ...
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How to prefill comment-author, -site and -mail inputs when user writes a second comment?

How to prefill comment-author, -site and -mail inputs when user writes a second comment? I think it is saved in a cookie. Are there some functions? THX
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How does add_action 'comment_post' work?

I found an example how to How To AJAX-ify WordPress Comments. I tweak it little bit and so far everything works fine but I want to understand the code. Where did the arguments $comment_ID, $...
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Getting 'SELECT + FROM comments…' in comment notification email

I just got a notification from my installation of Wordpress that someone has posted a comment there is no text in the comment area apart from the following: Comment: SELECT * FROM comments ORDER BY ...
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Display Comment Form on dedicated Page for each post

I have the following requirement to complete and i didn't figure out how to do it. Inside a post, for each post, to call comment form on a dedicated page, in dedicated page the user post a comment ...
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How to delete/hide this character after user post nothing

When user did post a blank comment or post it will come out the extra character which is "-1". How can I hide/delete the character?
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Wordpress Comments jQuery Doesn't submit

I am trying to check if the commentform is filled in after submition, and only submit it when it is filled in. I am using: $('form').submit(function (e) { e.preventDefault(); // Handle ...
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Commentform - Hightlight invalid fields instead of prompting towards error page

I have a huge problem. I used the comments.php from "EmptyCanvas". Code of it can be seen here: http://pastebin.com/YHDy2q4a However, it prompts me towards an error page when I do not fill out the ...
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Theme comment callback results nothing

I made theme and now im finally editing the look of wp_list_comments. I made function, wrote callback link to arguments and tried it. It returns nothing - only elements hard coded in comments.php are ...
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Trying to get threaded comments working

I'm making a Wordpress theme from scratch, but I can't seem to get threaded comments working. I've got them enabled through the control panel, but comment_reply_link() doesn't seem to do anything. I'...