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How can I fix the even/odd child classes comments so that the comments are unaffected by the top-level even/odd?

Sorry if the title was confusing, I'm having a bit of trouble explaining here. I'm working on a theme for my site, and I'm using a slightly modified version of a custom comments template found here. ...
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comments_number fails to print

I want to display the number of comments on a post using the template tag <?php comments_number( $zero, $one, $more ); ?> However, for some reason this tag does nothing and it is ...
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Allow Authors to edit all their own comments, even on others' posts

I recently found on my multiuser WordPress site that people with Author access can edit their own comments only if they are commenting on their own posts. As far as I know, this is all the edit_post ...
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Comments not enabled for custom post types

I don't get this at all. I've looked online and I think I did everything I was supposed to, but my custom post type does not display a comments form. In functions.php. where I define the post type I ...
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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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How to check if post has previous_comments_link() and next_comments_link()

I'm using the following code for comments pagination (based on 2014 theme) <?php if( get_comment_pages_count() > 1 && get_option( 'page_comments' ) ) : ?> <ul class="pager"> ...
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page creator to leave comments ONLY

I am trying to set it so that the person who created a Page is the ONLY one who can comment on that particular page. This will be a logged in person. I haven't had any luck with Role Editor Plugins. ...
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wp_update_comment not working

I've created a custom comment editor and for some reason, wp_update_comment is not working. It returns 1, which means it should have been successful but it's not actually updating anything. Listed ...
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Front End User(bloger) turn on and off his comments

I have a wordpress site with bunch of users, each of them having their own page with comments. I would like to implement a checkbox for users on the front end, to turn(toggle) on and off the comments. ...
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Adding restrictions to open comments

I've got my discussion settings set to allow people to comment without registering, so the comment form has the standard Name, Email, Website and Comment, and this is working exactly as I want. The ...
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Conditionally load class in the comment section of the post page

I want to be able to conditionally load a class containing the word 'AUTHOR' in the comments section, next to the name of the person who was the author of the post. I know it has something to do with ...
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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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Removing categories, Comments etc from posts?

im wondering if there is a way to completely remove this feature from my website as i have no need to categorise any of my posts - i plan to post projects in pages from my left sidebar with a static ...
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Recent posts with comment count in “Sidebar” template [closed]

I tried this code, but it totally broke my site. I suppose it's because I'm doing something wrong in the WP_Query's sacred posts context in the sidebar template. Could some WP guru please correct this ...
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Display attachment, post and page in recent comments widget

The following code (old post is here and author is diggy) is useful, but i'd like display post and page on recent comments widget, not only attachments. function wpse80087_widget_comments_args( $args ...
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Why do I get accidental comments without (the required) email address?

Somebody translated one of my tutorials here (with my permission). All fine but I got comments that seem unintended on two of my tutorials that the translation links to. Now the weird thing is that ...
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Where is the Leave a Comment link set

I have a self hosted WordPress blog and use the Isabella Theme from BluChic. The initial installation of this was set up via an auto installer that the host provider offered. I moved the blog from ...
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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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Display on page every post in blog WITH comments

I am trying to create a page which displays all the posts in the blog, with the comments to each post listed below the respective post. By looking around the internet I figured out how to create a ...
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Add Div to Comment Form

I have some code that displays my comment form and my custom validation, what I'd like to do is add a div right underneath the title, but I'm not sure how to do that because that code is generated... ...
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Adding comments section to website integrated WordPress instance

We've integrated a WP instance into our website, and I was wondering how to render the comments template into the page. I've tried simply adding: comments_template( '', true ); But it doesn't ...
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To whom do emails get sent via the Wordpress comments form?

I am working on a Wordpress 3.9.1 site, specifically the comments form. I have a copy of the site on my server and I want to test the form in the following three ways: Adding a new comment ...
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comment-reply.js always focuses on comment textarea

When replying to an already posted comment, comment-reply.js (or the 'min' version) is used to move the comment form up to below the comment being replied to. It also gives the focus to the actual ...
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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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No comments on static front page

I have had this problem before. I want my homepage to be very simple, and I don't want it to be a discussion forum or a place where you can leave your comments. I wrote yesterday and got some good ...
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Comment text area in single blog post and show comments if approved

I'm modifying some existing code and trying to add the ability for user to leave comments on single post and then echo those comments based on approval. I need to add right below <?php ...
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I need to delete all posts from my homepage & create a static front page [closed]

I want my homepage to be clean and without any posts or comments from my visitors. I have tried to do almost everything, but it doesn't work. I don't want people to discus anything, all they have to ...
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wp-comments-post.php file returns a blank page

When i post a reply to my blog, it's return a blank page to me. It seems that happens because of this code in wp-comments-post.php if ( 'POST' != $_SERVER['REQUEST_METHOD'] ) { header('Allow: ...
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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 ...
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How to stop a specific person to comment on my blog? [closed]

I need to permanently prevent a specific person to comment on my blog on wordpress.com How can I do this, please ? My theme is iTheme2
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save_post action hook for comments

Is there a action similar to save_post for comments? Already tried comment_post which does not fire when clicking the update button on a comment in WordPress.
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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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How to get comment id in callback function?

I am trying to get the comment ID in the custom callback function that I can use in wp-list_comments. Any help on how to do this? Thanks in advance I am using wp_list_comments as: ...
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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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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 ...