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How do you override the default comment template?

I have a custom user database that is integrated with a wordpress website using a custom built plugin. I also want to integrate this user system into the comment system. I have found and completed ...
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Display category-specific comments in sidebar

I'm trying to display comments in the sidebar from only the current category. So far I've got this: <?php // Posts per page setting $ppp = 8; //get_option('posts_per_page'); // either use ...
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Allow contributors to moderate comments comments on posts they write

I run a multi-author wordpress site where we have a large number of contributors that can write articles, which are published after they are reviewed by an editor. (This is all standard wordpress ...
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Hide/Disable Comment Rating Field Plugin when replying to a comment

I'd like to hide/disable the star rating when replying to a comment. I've already posted my concern to the plugin support forum but don't have answer yet. Hope you could help me do the trick. This ...
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“Categories” for comments?

For example post has comment area with 3 differnet tabs, e.g comments, reviews and questions. I've looked into it for some time know but I haven't came up with a perfect plan.. I figured it's time to ...
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Check the Comment in Reply or Normal State

I'm currently working with custom comment meta, and I have some custom additional field such as rating etc, when user write a comment ( not comment reply ) I want to show the rating field, but when ...
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Comment count wrong with orphaned comments

I have a news site set up with nested comments enabled. When a comment is marked as spam it is correctly removed from the article page however so to are any replies to that comment. This makes sense ...
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Change Comment Author Display Name

I am trying to change the comment author name (or more specifically, the review author in WooCommerce) to be First name Last Initial (e.g., "John D." for "John Doe"). I got most of the way there with ...
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Replying to comments

As the administrator for our blog, can I post replies to comments as someone else. If so, how do I do this? Each time I try to post a reply, it says it is coming from me and I want it to look as if it ...
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Removing the “Website” Field from Comments and Replies?

In an effort to combat comment spam, I'd like to hide or remove the "Website" field from the "Leave a Reply" section for page and site comments. I have no desire to increase others page rankings by ...
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How does “Your comment is awaiting moderation” work?

The question here is if someone could help me to make the comment "Your comment is awaiting moderation" work correctly for custom page. It works ok for standard Wordpress page but not for my own page. ...
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How to limit comment indentations to one level?

When you reply on a comment then that replied comment is indented. When you reply on the reply comment then that comment is indented a bit more than the previous one and so forth. I want to know ...
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Sort/list/arrange comments by comment author in un-nested/no thread comments

I've looked far and wide and found nothing about this. I'm wondering if it's possible to sort/arrange all the front end comments, in an un-nested comment by comment author?
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Can features like Disqus or Intense Debate be done in a normal WordPress plugin without a 3rd party involved

I was searching for a real good feature rich comment system for Wordpress, I used Disqus a few times and may still not know the whole list on features and why it's so popular. Would features like this ...
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Get comment id of the individual comments in comment list when modifying comment posted using comment text filter

I am trying to modify the comment displayed in the comment list and for that i am using the following code: add_filter( 'comment_text', 'modify_comment'); function modify_comment( $text ){ ...
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Actual comments not showing, but form is?

I have edited the comments form to remove a few fields and now the approved comments don't show up, just the form itself. What am I missing from this? <?php $comment_args = array( 'fields' ...
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Get all child comments ids from parent comment id

I want to get all child comments ids from parent comment id. Do i have to write custom sql or can i use get_comments() to achieve the following output. eg 1 I want to get 2,3,4,5,6,7,8 ids from ...
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Restrict characters in comment section

I am using Travelify theme and I am having some trouble restricting the characters in the comment section (textarea) or where the name or mail goes into the input tags. I read some articles about ...
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Pull & display new comments without refreshing the page

I've just managed to implement ajax on comment submission and now members don't have to leave the page when they comment but still have to go one extra mile when they want to see new comments. I've ...
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Expanding the allowed HTML tags in comments?

I have no problem doing this in a comment, as an administrator: <b>bold test</b> <i>italics test</i> <u>underline test</u> <font color="#ff9900"> color ...
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How to rearrange fields in comment_form()

Im using a custom filter to change the fields, but can´t figure out how to change the order of the fields in the comment form. Desired order: comment field (first/top) name email website This is ...
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Comment as post - understanding wp_list_comments

I'm creating a site where a central question will be posed on the front page with excerpted first-tier comments linking to a page with the full first-tier comment, presented almost as a post, with ...
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How to display comments on different page

I am creating a reviews site and I want to display the customer reviews (comments) on a separate page from the single-restaurant.php. I'll just have a link that says (Read reviews/ add yours). I ...
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One comment per user email per post

i have this code to limit the comments per user. <!-- #only one comment --> <?php global $current_user,$post; $args = array('user_id' => $current_user->ID,'post_id' => ...
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js solution to… Commentor can only post one comment BUT can reply to their comment tree unlimited [duplicate]

This question is very similar but not exactly the same as this.. One comment per user per post but be able to reply to existing comments I'd like a js solution so it doesn't need to modify any of my ...
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How to add internal, revision comments to page updates

I'm not sure the proper WP parlance for this, but I'd like to add historical comments to submitted page updates for version control purposes or as a supplement to the Revisions Browser. (Something ...
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Posting a comment redirects admin/users to blank page

I have looked a lot on this problem on forums and tried out a few of the solutions but nothing seems to work for me. When I try to comment here: http://www.chicitout.co.nf/crochet-lace-skater-dress/ ...
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Show count of all comments by meta_value from a users posts

I'm trying to display the total number of comments for a users posts limited to a comment meta. I've tried using both get_comments() and WP_Comment_Query() but I get the same result of "1" for the ...
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Can wp_list_comments output into variable?

Is there any way how to output wp_list_comments() into a variable? Something like $output = wp_list_comments(array('reverse_top_level' => false ), $comments); I am writing a plugin and it would ...
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List author comments with Ajax

I have an author.php template to show author's posts, comments and contact details. I use this function for to show author's comments: function profile_comments() { $curauth = ...
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Get Top Post by top comment and Top Views

I need to get top post by calculate it by get the post more views and more comments. I use this plugin to get post views : https://github.com/lesterchan/wp-postviews/ Now how can get this post ...
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Reorder comments section in divi theme

I want to reorder the comment section in divi the current order is 1. Comment 2. Name 3. Email 4. url i want 1. Name 2. Email 3. url 4. Comment <?php endif; ...
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Post Comments using WP REST API v2 in WordPress

I am using an AngularJS application with WordPress backend. I am able to retrieve comments using WP REST API v2., using the following url /wp-json/wp/v2/comments?post=1324 But is there a way to post ...
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How to load comments based on URL parameter(s), not post ID?

I've modified my wordpress install to grab data from an external db instead of relying on the post system. The problem is, the same comments are loaded regardless of the URL - of course this is to be ...
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Include comments form in plugin page

I want to include the comments form on a page generated by my plugin. I got the post id I want to attach the comments to, but I can't get any of the Wordpress comments functions to work. Tried to ...
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Custom post type: can't enable comments by default

I want to enable comments for custom post types just like they are for standard posts, but can't seem to get it to work. In functions.php, as part of registering my custom post type, I have this: ...
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“Allow people to post comments on new articles” works only for administrator posts

I have a strange situation about comments. On my blog there is the check mark near the: "Allow people to post comments on new articles" and in fact in the db I see: 'default_comment_status', ...
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Is it advisable to use $post->comment_count instead of get_comments_number( $post_id )

I was learning from the WordPress codex about global variables and after var_dump($post) I found out that $post has a property called comment_count I was wondering whether I can directly use ...
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limiting comments in contributor post-editor

Currently a 'contributor' post-editor page shows comments from everyone. Is there a way to limit/control the comments the contributor sees to only what has been commented on his/her post in ...
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How can I make Disqus comments not show up on pages?

I use Disqus to manage my comments. I'd like it to appear only on posts, and not on pages. How can I do that? If there's a way to selectively show it on some pages that'd be great, but in general ...
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Insert image in comment reply

I have searched everywhere but can not find a plugin that allows users to upload an image into their Reply to a comment. It is a photographic blog so has to have this ability. I did try a couple but ...
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Use has_filter on comment_post

I hook to comment form (on comment_form_logged_in_after if user is logged in and comment_form_before_fields if not) to add 2 fields (rating and title). These fields can be mandatory or comment will ...
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How to use the 'comments_number' filter?

I'm not sure how to use this filter. Could someone show me an example? I'm trying to change ('0', '1', '%') to ('0 Comments', '1 Comment', '% Comments'). I'm using this function to get the comments ...
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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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How do I get my comments back after trashing a post (and undoing the 'trashing')?

I accidentally hit the trash icon under my latest post. A message came up that asked if I wanted to undo the action. I clicked on 'undo'. My post was restored, but all my comments disappeared. I ...
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comment visible only for author post and admin and user comment

i have a custom post called "service" in this custom post i want a possibility to send proposal-comment by user. but i want this comment are visible only for admin + author of post + user that send ...
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How can comments be submitted when I don't have a comment box on a page?

I've blocked access to xmlrcp, and removed most everything that is generated in wp_head. However, I'm still getting notifications in the admin about comments being posted on posts even when there is ...
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comment_notification_text filter for custom post type

Is there a way to add the comment_notification_text filter to a custom post type? I'm trying to send a custom email when a comment is left on a custom post type I am currently using this filter: ...
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Bots posting comments on pages

I'm wondering how it's possible for a bot to post a comment on page where there is no call to the comments template in the template that the page utilizes? The only place that I'm calling the ...
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comment_reply_link not work with me

I have this code that get me last comments in my site : function bg_recent_comments($no_comments = 30, $comment_len = 80, $avatar_size = 48) { $comments_query = new ...