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How to fix incorrect comment numbering (4 posts)

  1. table4five
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I've seen this question asked before, and I also Googled it, and I still don't understand how to get the numbering right. I have four comments, and when I look at Manage-->Comments they are numbered correctly. But in the blog itself, they are numbered 2 3 4 6. Could someone please tell me if there is a setting I missed somewhere or something I need to download? My address is table4five.net. Thank you!!

  2. Joshua Sigar
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    The numbering you see in Manage > Comments is auto-generated by html tag <OL>

    The one you see in the blog are the comment IDs. The gap is caused by deleted or spam comments.

    If you want 1..2..3 numbering, use <OL> to list your comments, or make your own counter.

  3. table4five
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Thank you! I didn't even think about the spam comments, of which Akismet is catching plenty. There's something about the gaps in the comment IDs that bugs the perfectionist in me. I'll insert the

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  4. charlduplessis
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    My visitors commented to the incorrect blog entry, can I manually correct the comments to the correct blog entry?

    Please advise - Regards

    Charl

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