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[resolved] posts are showing up as comments (5 posts)

  1. thehierophant
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    In my comments box there are a bunch of comments waiting for approval but they are all just my first post, not comments at all.

    Is this normal wordpress behaviour?

    thx

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Unless you provide a link to a page demonstrating the problem, no one will be able to offer much in the way of assistance.

  3. thehierophant
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It's only on my dashboard page, there are no comments on the actual post. Could it have something to do with akismet? What should I link to? If I link to the page it just looks like a normal post with no comments.

    I could maybe do a screenshot of my dashboard comments.

  4. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Have you tried:

    - deactivating all plugins to see if this resolves the problem. If this works, re-activate the plugins one by one until you find the problematic plugin(s).

    - switching to the Twenty Eleven theme to rule out any theme-specific problems.

    - resetting the plugins folder by FTP or PhpMyAdmin. Sometimes, an apparently inactive plugin can still cause problems.

    - re-uploading the wp-admin and wp-includes folders from a fresh download of WordPress.

  5. thehierophant
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I recently did upload a fresh install of wordpress due to me buggering up some code. I'm only new to this and I suspect the problem may have been caused by the way I put posts up.

    Instead of leaving them in draft mode I would publish and then ad more to the posts.

    Anyway I copied some of the posts and tried deleting and trashing the comments and it did not seem to affect the posts themselves so I trashed all the comments and deleted them permanently and everything looks OK at the moment.

    thx

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