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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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edit comments capability for authors

I am using wp site where registered users have authors roles. I want authors to have permissions to edit their own comments. Now only admin user have capability to edit comments and even editors do ...
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A friend wants to make a comment on one of my articles, she has to be logged to wordpress?

I have a friend, she does not have a blog or uses WordPress, she wants to drop a comment on one of my articles. Does she has to open a WordPress account? The blog demands a password to drop a comment? ...
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Where to add the permalink in this function?

Below is a function that displays the latest 4 approved comments on my homepage, I wrote this almost a year ago, and for the life of me, it's gone completely from my head, All i want to do is add a ...
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If modified on same day, show only time

I have a date on each post and comment which shows the date of placement. If I edit it, it shows me the date of the post and the modified date. That's fine, but now, I want to show only the post date ...
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Get all images in post and comments like Twitter before post title

I want to know if it's possible to get all the images that are in a post and his comments, make them a thumbnail and put it before (or in a sidebar or something) the post title to show, just like ...
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How to assign classes to all elements?

Is it possible to assign classes to elements of certain type? For example, all paragraphs in the post body or comment body should have class="paragraph", all unordered lists in post body should have ...
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Display Custom comments field number

I have some custom comments fields, I need to display the number of times that a meta value is used Example : I have a custom comments field "Do you like this post" with multiple choice : Yes ...
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Display User Role Next To Comment

I've search around but I can't seem to find exactly what I'm looking for and for the first time I don't even know where to start. How do I display the user role (Admin, Editor, Author Contributor, ...
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Allowing users to edit their comments

How can I allow users to edit only their comments? I tried some plugins like "WP Ajax Edit Comments" but users could edit all comments.
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Polls with respective comments?

I am using wp-polls plugin. It's working fine. Instead I need some more things in this which are : I want to use comments with each poll. (I think this can be possible when adding A New Poll, A New ...
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Admin comments and user restrictions

I have set a bunch of roles within wordpress with the help of the "members" plugin. But the capabilities regarding the comments moderation are very limited ("manage_others_comments" or not) What I ...
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How to list posts with disabled/closed comments, with pagination?

i'm interested how to display all posts (from all categories) that have closed/disabled comments? I have tried using the comments_open() function inside the loop, that works, i don't know how to ...
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What filter/action hook can I use to add a few links to the admin comments page?

I would like to add a link to every comment when it's displayed in the recent comments admin page (edit-comments.php). For the sake of this question, the link should just be this: <a ...
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Extra Title field for Comments

I want to display an extra title field for comments, that can be edited by the admin in the backend. NB, The extra title field also needs to display when the user is logged in. I have tried a range of ...
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Admin - Dashboard - Unset recent comments

I try to get rid of the comments list in the WordPress 4 dashboard section but it doesn't work. Here is what I tried: function remove_all_dashboard_widgets() { global ...
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Allowing comments on author pages

I need to be able to allow users to leave comments on author profile pages. I came across another answer here that has given me a basic outline of what needs to be done to allow it: Author page: ...
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Comments closed but enabled on edit screen

I have been trying different themes, and I just noticed "Comments closed" on every post. I know that it wasn't always that way, but I went back to the previous theme and then back to one from further ...
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How to enable comments meta box for other author posts?

I am working with a ticket system. which is a custom post type I created as ticket. And allowed to submit tickets in the front of my site. The registered users can post a new ticket, which Can be ...
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Converting restricted html in comments to bbcode

Problem: Wordpress multisite only allows the Admin account to include images in html for security reasons. It is possible to install a plugin that turns off these restrictions, but it apparently opens ...
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Comment section not appearing on posts

My comment section simply does not appear on posts, even though on my first couple test posts, it did appear. The current theme I'm using is Tesseract, in case that is relevant. Before that I was ...
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is pre_get_comments not working?

I am following through the "Professional Wordpress Plugin Development" book from WROX and I wanted to use this piece of code I found in it (I switched pre_get_posts with pre_get_comments) for my ...
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How can I eliminate all comments going into moderation?

I've been asked to rescue an authors' blog following a sketchy plugin explosion. Following their debacle, one of the things that occurred is that all of the comments made by members are being held ...
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Modify comments_popup_link output

The following function generates the plain output eg. No comments, 1 comment etc. comments_popup_link( __( 'No comments', 'textdomain' ), __( '1 Comment', 'textdomain' ), __( '% ...
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Make custom Wordpress comments list

i'm making a custom Wordpress template and I've made this HTML code for single comment template: <div class="comment" id="1"> <div class="useravatar" ...
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Comment form Dissappeared in posts

I suddenly noticed that comments and comment form never shows up in my website's posts: Comments in page shows up. but in post there is no comment. In single.php I have the <?php ...
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Comments enabled, but disabled at the same time

I have comments enabled under the "Discussion" settings (http://postimg.org/image/pvc3cb8yp/). However, every new post has comments turned off by default (http://postimg.org/image/ivagy6uuv/). When I ...
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Custom post type updated to support comments, yet comments don't appear

I have several different custom post types. One post type did not display the comment section, today I found out it was because I forgot to add it to the "supports array" ...
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How to import facebook comments to Wordpress database?

I want to get rid of Facebook Comments from my website, but I have a lot of comments there. Is it possible to import facebook comments to normal Wordpress comments system or something else (i.e. ...
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Woocommerce Theme Reviews / Comments

Ok so i'm creating a Wordpress theme and i'm at the point where i'm trying to get a list of the reviews but the default comments_template() HTML isn't how I need it. I don't have a /comments.php ...
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edit-comments.php in Admin - how to change 'Comments' title?

How can I change the title 'Comments' on the edit-comments.php page in the admin area? Thank you
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How to get replies of a comment?

Is there a way to get replies of a comment by its ID? I have searched on google but could not find anything about it. For example, I have a comment with ID 123 I want to display all the replies that ...
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Jetpack Comments Change Placeholder Text

Is there a hook or template file where I can change the placeholder text on the #comment textarea w/in the comment form? Jetpack loads the form via an iFrame which prevents changing the placeholder ...
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Comments as part of a post

Is there a way to show comments as part of a post, and not adding it with comments_template()?
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How to have a specific image show up for everyone who comments?

How can I have an image I created be a avatar for everyone who comments on my wordpress posts? So it will have my logo or something instead of a blank square? Thanks!!
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Remove comments validation (remove filter?)

How i can remove wordpress comments content validation, I do not want to or examined the earlier there was no such comments. I see for: ...
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A Space being added to url generated by custom plugin

<?php /* Plugin Name: Convert Comment tag to link */ add_filter( 'comment_text', 'mh_commenttaglink' , 5000 ); function mh_commenttaglink( $text ) { // RegEx to find #tag, #hyphen-tag with ...
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Getting error while trying to use custom comment function

I'm trying to write a function that will allow me more control over the display of comments on a post page. However I'm confused about how to set it up so WordPress can use it. right now I get the ...
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How to add custom comment fields but *only on the comment reply form*?

I've been searching high and low for this but can't find anything that explains how to add custom fields to only the reply form. I've seen and got working custom fields on the comment form, but when a ...
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How to wrap comment_form $fields in one div?

Is there a decent standard WP way of wrapping the 3 standard fields (name, email, website) in a div? I'm using bootstrap and would like them to be in their own row. Example: <?php ...
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Problem displaying replies as part of author's latest comments on author page

I've based a lot of my method on this thread here I can currently display 5 latest comments on an author template page. I want to display the latest 3 replies from any user for each 'main' comment ...
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Can wordpress comments have titles and taxonomy?

I have a business directory theme that has a custom post-type for businesses and replaces wordpress comments with its own commenting feature called reviews. I was wondering if its possible to ...
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Prevent Contributor to show comment list

How can I change WP so the Contributors will not show to comment for other post, So they will see only the comments to their post?
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Redirect first time comments

So I want to add a comment redirect code to my comment form. I know I have this part right here: <input name="redirect_to" type="hidden" value="http://domain.com/thank-you" /> So what I want ...
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Posting XML in comment section

Users post XML data in my comments section frequently due to the nature of my content, but due to the way the comments work, the elements are consumed and do not appear properly. In fact, when I look ...
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Trying to post a wordpress comment on my site redirects to 127.0.0.1

My commenting system used to work fine, but now it redirects to 127.0.0.1 whenever I try to post one. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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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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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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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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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 ...