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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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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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 ...
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Count all comments of a custom post type

I know how to count comment per post, user and in total but i am having problems getting the total amount of comments post in a specific post type. I guess i can loop trough all the posts and count ...
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WordPress comments work locally only?

Here's my issue: on localhost: comments just work for both registered & logged in users AND for guests, live (on-line): comments work only for registered & logged in users, comments posted ...
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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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Apply comment to different post (not the current post) [duplicate]

I'm building a scrolling page website and on that page I have comment form and some posts from different categories. Comments applied to wrong post. Is there a way to choose the post I want ? ...
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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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Deleting the attached “comment replies” when trashing a comment

When sending a comment to the bin, the attached "comment replies" does not get trashed or deleted. How can you configure wordpress so that when you trash a comment, the comment replies automatically ...
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How do I set up real anonymous posting in bbpress forums? [closed]

I have bbpress-post-topics plugin installed so that my comments forms are replaced by a bbpress forum topic, it's working but I would like to enable anonymous posting. Currently, as you can see ...
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Conditionally process comments while ignoring replies

I use a WordPress theme that awards users points (kept track of in user meta-data) for posting comments. However, they are not awarded points for replying to a comment. When I move a comment to the ...
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What's the difference with trash_comment and wp_trash_comment?

I don't understand when I'm suppose to use trash_comment over wp_trash_comment. What's the difference?
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What is the point of get_comment_count() if you cannot limit by a comment type?

We are finding that large WooCommerce sites run very slow. Amongst many issues, this one has me scratching my head. WooComemrce stores order notes in the comments table, giving them a comment_type 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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Wordpress comment for virtual page

How to create separate comment section for all the virtual pages? Is this even possible? Do I have to create separate table to store the comments and do all the work myself or is there any ...
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check if a comment was made by a registered user

Is there any Conditional Tag to check whether a comment is made by registered user or not?
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Connect LDAP with Wordpress-Login

I have a wordpress-page where i offer webapps, mostly for free. Now, I want to connect this page with my LDAP-directoy from my first page. I tried several Plug-Ins but they did not work, yet. I am a ...
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Get comment content by comment ID

So I've been trying for a hour or so now to list comment by it's ID. I've tried the get_comment($id, $output) function but it didn't work well, so I went back to whatever is shown below, but it just ...
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Changing comment_count to views

I have a plugin installed to show the latest popular posts based on number of comments. But comments are disabled on my website. How can I change it to number of views? And do I need to install ...
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Number of unpublished comments for each post

How can I show the number of unpublished comments for each post in a theme? I have searched, but I found nothing. I also need to show published comments number for each post.
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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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Move the 'Reply' link to the end of existing replies

I'm using a custom theme based on _s but I think this is standard WordPress behaviour. Currently, if an existing comment already has several replies, the reply link remains just below the original ...
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Sort post by last commented

I tried this : <?php if ( have_posts() ) : query_posts(array('orderby_last_comment' => true)); ?> But it's not working
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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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Genesis framework comments broken?

I got a really weird problem. Im using a Child theme which using the Genesis framework. I was using Akismet plugin to stop the spammers and it was workin just fine. Recently i just made a comment by ...
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What is the earliest hook comment meta can be saved?

I'm trying to integrate a new security checker service into WordPress comments. My goal is to tell the service's api to scan all links in a comment. My question is: what is the earliest (or most ...
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User's Comments Number: Storing it in a meta field for different uses

As I am building a new website where tracking users' information is key to engage, etc..., I found it important to be able to store users' number of counts as a meta. The main reason for storing the ...
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Wrong IP address in comment section

I have noticed that the last few times in which I have linked to an old post of mine from my latest post, my IP address in the Comments section is wrong (sometimes my IP address appears in the form ...
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Display avatar with comment form?

I can display the current user's avatar alongside the comment form when posting a new comment with $current_user = wp_get_current_user(); if ( ($current_user instanceof WP_User) ) { echo ...
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Link to a User's Forum Profile From Their Comment

How do I link a user's forum profile from their name in their comment. So far I've got this code in functions.php but it doesn't seem to work: function force_comment_author_url($comment) { // does ...
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How can I change the label “Comments” to “Review” everywhere in the WP installation without translation

Got the way to change the labels everywhere for the post_type "Post". For a customer site, I need to use the WordPress comments. Just need to change the label from "Comments/Comment" to "Review" ...
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Applying same style to all the comments on the page

I have this code below: #comment-1, #comment-2, #comment-3 { width: 70%; margin: 1em 0 0.5em 0; } This CSS is to format the comments for them to be 70% of the parent div's width. I ...
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Removing <li> from Comment

I'm making a custom comment template, and I do not wish to use a list to display comments. By default, WordPress puts the following at the end of every comment: </li><!-- #comment-## --> ...