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[resolved] get comments box to appear on categories page after each post (6 posts)

  1. pgb
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have a series of posts appearing underneath each other on a category page. I want the comments box to appear underneath each post. It does appear on the single post page but I want it to appear under each post on the category page. Is this possible?

  2. vtxyzzy
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    It is certainly possible, but would require coding a special template. That is probably too much to accomplish in this forum.

    You may need to hire someone to do the job. You can post a free job request on jobs.wordpress.net.

  3. pgb
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks. I will look into the code. Can anybody point me in the right direction?

  4. alchymyth
    The Sweeper & Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/comments_template

    consider adding this within the lop, after the line with the_content():

    <?php global $withcomments; $withcomments = 1;
    comments_template('/categoryarchive-comments.php'); ?>

    the created a new file in the theme's folder, named categoryarchive-comments.php

    use a copy of commments.php to start with, and remove any code with wp_list_comments() to avoid outputting comments texts; just leave the general conditional coding and the line with comment_form();

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/comment_form

  5. pgb
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thank you very much alchmyth. As ever your advice is excellent and what you suggest works perfectly. Thank you also for the relevant links to the WP codex, that's just what I was searching for.

  6. pgb
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

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