let's say I have posts with hundreds of comments, and that I want to show only the last N comments and then a link to a page read them all. How would I display the last N comments?
Thank you, Dino.
Set the orderby parameter to your desired value, possible values are.
comment_agent comment_approved comment_author comment_author_email comment_author_IP comment_author_url comment_content comment_date comment_date_gmt comment_ID comment_karma comment_parent comment_post_ID comment_type user_id
Refer to the link already provided for info on setting other parameters, and general examples.