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bSocial comments


  1. This section needs development.
  2. Adds featured comments selected by editors
  3. Adds ability for users to flag comments
  4. Adds ability for users to fave comments
  5. Adds support for registering new comment types and statuses, similar to WP core’s register_post_type(), see the section on registering custom comment types


Featured comments were originally introduced in bSocial (plugin repo, github), but have moved here. New bSocial commenting features will be developed in this plugin.

In the plugin repo

Eventually here:

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Registering custom comment types

Custom comment types


$args = array(
‘labels’ => array(
‘name’ => ‘Faves’,
‘singular_name’ => ‘Fave’,
‘edit_item’ => ‘Edit Fave’,
‘update_item’ => ‘Update Fave’,
‘view_item’ => ‘View Fave’,
‘all_items’ => ‘All Faves’,
‘description’ => ‘Comment faves’,
‘public’ => TRUE,
‘show_ui’ => TRUE,
‘admin_actions’ => array( ‘trash’, ‘untrash’, ‘delete’ ),
‘statuses’ => array(

bsocial_comments()->register()->comment_type( ‘fave’, $args );

Custom comment statuses


$args = array(
‘label’ => ‘Feedback’,
‘label_count’ => _n_noop( ‘Feedback (%s)’, ‘Feedback (%s)’ ),
‘status_links_show’ => TRUE,
‘include_in_all’ => FALSE,

bsocial_comments()->register()->comment_status( ‘feedback’, $args );


  1. Place the plugin folder in your wp-content/plugins/ directory and activate it.
  2. Use the default options, or filter go_config to return the options you want (when the second arg = bsocial-comments).
  3. Have fun, feature some comments!


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