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How to change the email notification recipient (user) for new comments?

How do you change the user that gets the notification email announcement for new comments and comment moderation? WordPress sends the notices to the admin user. My client is the editor of the site. I ...
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How can I allow moderated anonymous contributors to post to my blog?

How can I allow moderated anonymous contributors to post to my blog?
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How to moderate posts

I am writing a plugin that will moderate all posts regardless of what level user posted them. It will check the post content and title against a list of words and if any are in the post, I want to put ...
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3 moderators to approve comment

Guys, I need to know how to do the following: When I receive a comment ... This comment must be approved by three moderators. To appear on the site. Anyone know how to do it or some plugin?
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How to auto-approve internal pingbacks?

Whenever I write a post on my blog and link to a previous post, that pingback shows up as a comment needing to be approved. I am running Disqus, but this was happening even pre-use of that plugin. ...
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How can I manage all multisite pending comments in one place?

I have a WP multisite installation with a large number of sites. Thanks to auto-approving comments from registered users and invite only registration we no longer need to receive email notifications ...
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Exclude internal links from comment moderation?

The first option on Settings - Discussion - Comment Moderation is: Hold a comment in the queue if it contains "1" or more links. (A common characteristic of comment spam is a large number of ...
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Multiple Comment Moderators and Notifications

I am looking for a way to make it so multiple authors/moderators within wordpress get notified when there is a new comment waiting approval. I'm thinking of switching over to Disqus for this type ...
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Stop wordpress from sending out moderation emails

This question was originally posted at stackoverflow: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11435952/stop-wordpress-from-sending-out-moderation-emails but after a tip from @MaxGherkins I'm posting a ...
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Edit/revise option for authors to suggest improvement to posts [closed]

I have a multiple author blog with 300 authors. Is it possible to add a edit type of button where authors can suggest improvement to other authors published articles? If an improvement suggesting is ...
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Hide comments awaiting moderation from user who submitted the comments

This is a strange one. I host a website that is primarily for children. All posts are moderated. Users are required to enter a user name and location (State), but are not required to be registered ...
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Add delete, approve, spam Links to Comments

Anyone know how to add quick comment moderation links for users who have permission to add/edit posts and comments? (Upprove / Unappove / Edit / Spam / Trash ). Note: in my comments.php I call the ...
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Get the number of comments awaiting moderation

Is there any 'official' way to get the number of comments, awaiting moderation? I've taken a look at get_comments_status - is it what I need or are there other methods?
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Capability for allowing user to post own comments without moderation

I work at a radio station that has several WP user roles -- for simplicity sake, let's say Admin, Programmer, Subscriber, in decreasing order of ability. Currently, Admin users need to approve ...
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Allowing logged in users to comment without moderation across a multisite installation

I currently do web admin for an internet community based on BuddyPress and Multi Site, and use the Comment author must have a previously approved comment setting to make it easier for users to comment ...
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Allow anonymous users to post to my site for moderation

I'm in need of the ability to allow anyone (they don't have to login) to fill out a form with email and a textarea and submit it to my site. This form would be treated as a post and appear somewhere ...
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Why do comment moderators need to have all create/edit/delete toboth posts and pages?

I struggled quitea bit to be able to set up my moderator account. Until I allowed all posts and pages capabilities and now the can finally moderate comments. I didn't deactivate one by one precisely ...
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How do I redirect users after submitting a replies for moderation on bbpress?

After a user submits a new reply for moderation, the forum shows up again the same page, and with no explanation that the reply is awaiting moderation. Can I redirect the user to another URL with an ...
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Community Moderation Plugin for Comments [closed]

Is there any wordpress plugin that allows the community to moderate the comments by themselves in Slashdot style? I found a plugin that allows the visitors to like or dislike the comments. But it ...
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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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Hold comments for moderation only if user is not logged in

Is there any way to allow logged-in users to post comments without them being held for moderation, while requiring that any comment from anonymous users be approved? I have developed a system for ...
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show if comment is in moderation

How to display a moderation-message with a comment after posting a comment. The workflow should be: post a comment wp thinks this one has to be moderated user sees his comment with a messe like "thx ...
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BuddyBoss (BuddyPress / bbPress) moderation filters not doing anything

I'm trying to prevent moderation of forum posts for users with the 'moderate' capability OR an active 'premium' membership plan (WC Memberships). I want replies from such authors to not be subject to ...
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Reject Comments Based on Author Email

I know that I can't guarantee emails are valid without signups, but I noticed a problematic user wanting to troll was using @example.com email addresses. How might I maintain a blacklist of such ...
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Author can only see own post comment and can moderate

I am trying to make things work like where author can see only them post comment in admin comment section and they can moderate as well. While admin should have all permission. I am having one code ...
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How to moderate (manually approve) comments of a specific (registered) User

I have a WordPress blog that gets a ton of comments. I have a freelancer that does support on the blog and replies to these comments. In a tryout phase, though, I'd like the comments of this support ...
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Related Links Page with moderated, user suggested link submissions

Updating an old dinosaur of a site to Wordpress (3.5.1),   one of the more popular pages on the old site is a “Related Links” page with links for and about kids. (e.g. fitness, nutrition, ...
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Comment Moderation and CDN Caching

I work on a site that is entirely cached by a CDN. We are about to roll out comments and will be moderating every comment before it goes live. When someone posts a comment and the page is rendered ...
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Wordpress comments - how to check if comment still needs to be approved?

I created a comments.php template and which contains the following code: <div class="amb-single-comments amb-container-parent override"> <div class="amb-single-comments-...
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How to disallow participant from publishing topics(bbpress)?

OK, I am really stuck on this. I tried many things and yet nothing works. I have BBpress install and running and want to disallow users(Participant Role) from publishing TOPICS. Every time when user ...
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How to "Global Ignore" / "Hell Ban" someone, restrict post visibility to the author only?

I'm looking for a way to deal with trolls by making any post they make invisible to everyone except them. This is known as a number of names "Global Ignore", "Hell Ban", "Troll Hack", "Tachy Goes to ...
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Why does akismet prevent jetpack comments from appearing in my moderation queue? [closed]

On the blog I run, when I have Akismet activated, it somehow prevents comments posted via Jetpack from appearing in the moderation queue. I know it's Akismet because I have disabled every plugin but ...
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how can i allow users to view their own pending posts in a front-end page

i want to allow users to view their own pending posts in a front end page but when i access the links created for pending post in the database the links doesn't work until the post is approved If I ...
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How do I redirect users after submitting a topic for moderation?

I'm using bbPress (Version 2.5.3) with the plugin bbPress Moderation (Version 1.8.3) on WordPress 3.8.1. After a user submits a new topic for moderation, the forum shows up again without the new ...
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How Do I Allow Comment Moderation for Other User's Posts?

I want to setup a user account that only has access to moderate comments - for all posts - but doesn't have access to edit any posts. When I give the user the moderate comments privilege (using an ...
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Sending comment notifications to different recipients depending on taxonomy terms

I try to add a filter to the comment notification recipients function, for adding different recipients/moderators depending on the taxonomy terms of each post. This is my code so far, but it doesn't ...
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bbpress plug-ins and buddypress [closed]

Is it possible to use the standalone bbpress plug-ins with a buddypress site - using bbpress forums site-wide and disabling the buddypress forums. I need to add moderation. I have decided not to use ...
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Let registered users add posts

I want registered users to add new posts and comments, but I as admin must moderate all their reactions. Is there a plugin for user registration and post moderation? Thanks
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Allowing Users to Register Themselves and Post : Does WordPerss Handle these Problems?

If one allows visitors of a WordPress blog to register themselves and post to the blog without moderation(i.e. without submit for review), malicious visitors may try to 1)Post a large number of posts ...
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Who approved a comment, to show up in dashboard

About 10 years ago (!) this message was posted Find out which moderator approved comment? That perfectly works but I would like the "Approved by [---]" to show up in the "comments" ...
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How to Moderate Edits to User Profiles?

I would like to moderate WordPress users’ edits to their own profiles. As I understand it, the default would be for the profile changes to go online immediately. Instead, I’d like to leave the older ...
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How to prevent comment moderation flood?

I'm a OS administrator rather than a WP administrator, and i found that one WordPress installation sends an email every single time a spammer tries to post a comment. This is flooding the email daemon ...
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Can I allow registered users to comment without being logged in or having to be approved?

I am assisting a friend by admining a website for his podcast (http://www.castlereport.us). I've had a little bit of experience with WordPress, but have no coding and customization skills. Only my ...
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Comment moderation

I am using a plugin (dwqa) that overrides wordpress' Settings->Discussion options (eg: I select "Comment author must have a previously approved comment" but comments are approved regardless). If I ...
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Disable comment moderation in multisite

I'm looking for a way to disable comment moderation in wordpress completely over the whole of multisite. This is important because my site requires users to log in to use it, and every new site has to ...
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Connect Wordpress comment moderation with bbPress Moderation plugin

Is it possible to connect the bbPress Moderation plugin with WordPress's first comment moderation so a Wordpress comment moderation would also approve people for the forum, and a moderated first topic/...
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wp_allow_comments checking for blacklisted words effectively

I have a big list of prohibited words on the DB. The problem Im running to is that no comment is getting through. They are all getting sent to spam. I was looking at comment.php and found the ...
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Comment Blacklist

I have a list of words that I placed in my blacklist_key option values update_option( 'blacklist_keys', $words);. But I still can make a comment with such words. Any ideas? I can't answer my question ...
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comment awaiting moderation

I use worpress 3.3.2 and there several users in my multiblog. Only registered users can leave comments, but comments must be approved by post author or administrator. When some user makes a comment ...
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Get moderation notifications on one post only

I'm running a web based community using wordpress multi-site and buddypress. All users are invited by existing users so no spam accounts exist on site. Therefore we feel no need to moderate logged ...
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