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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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When trashing a post, also trash related comments

As it is now, when I trash a post, the related comments get deleted at once. Is this standard? Instead I'd like them to be moved to the trash bin, when I trash the post. How can I achieve this? I ...
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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 ...