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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...