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Is it possible to hook into the default Recent Comments widget to enable it to display comments for attachment posts? If so, how?

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you can use the widget_comments_args filter to modify the default args of the recent comments widget:

function wpse80087_widget_comments_args( $args )
{
    $args = array( 'number' => 5, 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'status' => 'approve', 'post_status' => 'inherit' );
    return $args;
}
add_filter( 'widget_comments_args', 'wpse80087_widget_comments_args', 10, 1 );
  • It displays the widget title only, no comments. – Bosco Jan 10 '13 at 22:05
  • Yes, sorry, post_status should have been inherit, I edited my answer – diggy Jan 10 '13 at 22:13
  • Check that: now it displays only the comments on attachment posts. – Bosco Jan 10 '13 at 22:20
  • Apologies for not being clear: Is it possible for the widget to display all comments, including attachments? 'post_type' => array('attachment', 'page', 'post'), – Bosco Jan 10 '13 at 22:45
  • Works perfect! To merge all comments you limit it to 'status' => 'approve' Thanks! – Bosco Jan 10 '13 at 22:58

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