Comments component

The Comments component covers all aspects of Comments within WordPress. This includes the API and UI of comment display, submission, editing, moderation, spam, and trashing. and deleting.

What’s going on right now?

  • Usable comment error pages (#4332)
  • Improve the Moderate Comment screen (#34133)
  • Send Notification Email When a Comment is Approved From Moderation (#33717)
  • Paged wp_list_comments() should always output something (#11248)
  • and more

Future projects

Subcomponents: Pings/Trackbacks.

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132 open tickets in the Comments component

132 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
4.8.1 2 1 0 0
Awaiting Review 17 21 6 0
Future Release 40 41 2 1
4.9 0 1 0 0

132 open tickets. Last 7 days: +2 tickets

18 tickets that have no replies

View list on Trac

  • #34389  Comment pagination settings should discourage infinite comments-per-page ui performance
  • #35432  `wp_list_comments()` should perform a more modest fallback comment query performance
  • #35650  title_reply_to should work when javascript is enabled
  • #36593  Adminpanel Edit comment then added only space value saved. javascript administration
  • #36854  Fix for comment reply button focus on button elements in js javascript
  • #37398  Decrease the comment number before pagination to 20 performance
  • #37703  Optimise `wp_delete_comment` as called from `wp_delete_post` performance
  • #38009  #reply-title.comment-reply-title not updating when replying to an individual
  • #38074  comments_template needs a filter for $top_level_args
  • #38925  Allow override of depth limits on comment reply link
  • #39028  Comments on private posts or specific edge cases can get a confusting white screen error.
  • #39084  Introduce singular capabilities for managing individual comments
  • #39505  Add an option to add custom classes to comment_reply_link() template
  • #40664  Handling of empty comments ui
  • #40741  REST Comments Controller: Don't use count() if $request['post'] isn't an array rest-api
  • #40901  get_comments_number_text() third argument parsing weirdly template
  • #40975  'Empty Spam' and 'Empty Trash' comment buttons not displayed on mobile administration
  • #41009  Add filter to comment form class

1 ticket slated for 4.9

View list in Trac

  • #36784  wp_update_comment should work with meta

132 open tickets

Open bugs: 59. View list on Trac

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  • rachelbaker
  • wonderboymusic

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