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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:

That said, I am unsure how to proceed with getting it implemented. I have created a custom post type to hold the comments, but I do not know how to make it so that each time a user/author signs up to our site (we are building a site with open registration), a post gets created in the custom post type to hold comments, and then automatically associated to their user profile.

Would much appreciate a more detailed answer than what was provided on the linked question, so that I am able to understand exactly how to get this up and running.

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Please have a look here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/comment_form unless I'm mistaken, you will need to add this to your author.php file. If your using a theme that gets updated your will have to make a plugin out of it.

<?php comment_form( $args, $post_id ); ?>
  • Yes it goes without saying that the comment form will need to be added to author.php - this is covered in the answer I provided a link to. – Zach Nicodemous Dec 11 '15 at 13:19

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