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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177 open tickets in the Comments component

177 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
22 21 4 0
6.1 3 1 0 1
Awaiting Review 42 25 6 0
Future Release 22 28 1 1

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

22 tickets that have no replies

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  • #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
  • #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.
  • #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
  • #52514  Admin dasboard load verry slow at some active plugins – WP Advanced Comment performance
  • #52682  Total comment count is wrong with two meta queries on the same key
  • #52930  Can't close Insert/Edit Link Pop Up when Editting a Comment ui administration
  • #53038  Comment Moderation by Specific Post or Page
  • #53040  Prune IP and Email Addresses from Comments After X Days privacy
  • #53215  get_comments_number should also need comment_type
  • #53228  Unspamming a comment should respect `comment_previously_approved` setting
  • #53674  Approved comment isn't displaying when its parent comment is spam
  • #54234  comment_type of reply should be same as parent
  • #55409  Comment link navigation positioning messed with comment, when i try option “break comment to 50 top level” css

5 tickets slated for 6.1

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  • #53962  The bugbug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. allows to see the name(s) of a user(s) who has replied to a comment (not yet authorized). administration privacy
  • #54149  Audit `get_comment()` response checks. coding-standards
  • #54990  Unload handler for inline replies to comments displays "Are you sure.." alert when nothing has been entered
  • #55717  aria-hidden="true" attribute in comment template for visible text (required fields) accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (
  • #55779  autocomplete attribute needed for personal fields in the comment form accessibility

177 open tickets

Open enhancements: 75 View list on Trac
Open tasks: 2 View list on Trac
Open feature requests: 11 View list on Trac

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