Comments component

The Comments component covers all aspects of Comments within WordPress. This includes the APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. and UIUI User interface 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

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162 open tickets in the Comments component

162 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
22 22 4 0
Awaiting Review 30 24 4 0
Future Release 24 27 1 1
5.7 0 2 1 0

162 open tickets. Last 7 days: -1 ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.

13 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
  • #39505  Add an option to add custom classes to comment_reply_link() template
  • #42952  Add comments about JSJS JavaScript, a web scripting language typically executed in the browser. Often used for advanced user interfaces and behaviors. removal of message query_arg docs administration
  • #44226  Link to Privacy Policy in comment consent privacy
  • #44485  Allow some functions from comments-template.php to accept a comment or post ID
  • #46479  Set rel=noopener in comment fields
  • #47447  Allow client-side storing of comment metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. javascriptJavaScript JavaScript or JS is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. WordPress makes extensive use of JS for a better user experience. While PHP is executed on the server, JS executes within a user’s browser. https://www.javascript.com/.
  • #48519  Comment reply form in adminadmin (and super admin) incompatible with most custom fields plugins administration
  • #49669  Duplicate comments from the same user could be inserted to the database
  • #49869  Apply comment field filters to backend
  • #50361  Highlight if link targets in comments don't refer to the link text
  • #51492  Wrong order of comments when using numbered pagination

3 tickets slated for 5.7

View list in Trac

  • #33627  In-Context Comment Moderation administration
  • #33717  Send Notification Email When a Comment is Approved From Moderation
  • #33735  Reduce Duplication and Improve Comment Notification Email Functions

162 open tickets

Open enhancements: 75 View list on Trac
Open tasks: 1 View list on Trac
Open feature requests: 10 View list on Trac

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