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[resolved] Problem with the Comment Threads (6 posts)

  1. rubberboundcop
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    It seems this problem has never been addressed with WP.
    If a viewer adds a comment to a post then the admin of that post replies to the comment, the admin gets a banner or badge over that says admin which is good but if any replies to the admin reply they also get labeled as admin in the thread. I am told that is a bug in WP but why is it still a bug?

  2. alchymyth
    The Sweeper & Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    depending on how the 'banner or badge' is done, this seems to be more a 'bug' in the css of your currently used theme; possibly due to css inheriting the formatting of parent elements.

    please post an example.

  3. rubberboundcop
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Okay here is a link to a post that has the problem, Just to clarify it only happens to viewers who reply to a comment or reply that a admin makes.

    http://rubberboundcop.com/2012/11/tryitsoon2000-gives-it-a-try/

  4. alchymyth
    The Sweeper & Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    your theme seems to be adding this span <span class="author-badge"></span> to all coments, and is then trying to style it only for the post-author:
    in /wp-content/themes/duotive-fortune/css/main-theme-dark.css

    #comments .commentlist li .avatar-wrapper {
    	background:url(../images/main-theme-dark/comments-avatar.png) repeat-x top;
    }

    through the inheritance of styles, it also gets applied to the span further down in sub lists.

    try a css hack:

    <style>#comments .commentlist li.bypostauthor li span.author-badge { background: none; }

    for details, please contact the developer of your theme for support (via themeforest).

    commercial themes are not supported by this forum.

  5. rubberboundcop
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    That just hides it all together does not solve the initial problem if you do want the admin on the admins

  6. rubberboundcop
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    You css hack does work though so you get extra points for that thanks. I did originally contact them about it and they where the ones that said it was a WP bugs and they usually are very well informed, hummm. Anyways thanks. :)

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