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I need a way to change the encoding type for my comment form, without hacking the core files.

I'm aware of the function to work on the post editing form: post_edit_form_tag.

I've tried this:

jQuery('#comment_form').attr("enctype","multipart/form-data");

But it doesn't work, the only next step I know of is to hack the source code... Any help would be very much appreciated—thanks in advance!

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  • How is this not working? Any errors, warnings, strange behavior? The ID is correct? And it is an ID (and not a class)?
    – tfrommen
    Commented Mar 11, 2013 at 14:58
  • @t f, It's just not doing anything, I'm using an id and it is correct...
    – Circle B
    Commented Mar 11, 2013 at 16:50
  • Posting answers as comments just results in cluttered comment threads... Commented Mar 12, 2013 at 19:36

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One Trick Pony answered the question, here's his solution:

jQuery('#comment_form')[0].encoding = 'multipart/form-data';

And here's a jsFiddle of it.

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The ID in the form tag can vary in some themes. Instead, you can handle the process by adding a custom ID.

function custom_comment_form_id($comment_form)
{
        $existing_control = isset($comment_form['class_form']) ? $comment_form['class_form'] : ""; 
        $comment_form['class_form'] = trim($existing_control . ' vono_image_attr_id');
    return $comment_form;
}
add_filter('comment_form_defaults', 'custom_comment_form_id');

Afterwards, add the generated custom ID to the jQuery code.

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