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Add text around comment form

  • This should be easy, but I am stumped. I keep trying to add a simple paragraph of text to my comments.php file, and it doesn’t show up on a post. I have tried putting it in a lot of different places….tried viewing it logged in and logged out….and no matter what I do, it doesn’t show up. Maybe I am writing the wrong comments file, but I can’t figure out where else to do this. My theme only has one comments.php file. I’ve examined core files. Is there something I am just completely missing here?

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  • I think your theme has disabled the ability to write to the comments.php file–and in fact that is usual practice. I ran across a word of wisdom to this effect a week or two ago; someone else could easily correct me.

    Also, not to leave you with no solution, either of these two plugins may provide what you need:
    Genki Announcement, and/or

    CForms II

    I am not sure I understand this part about restricting to write into the comments.php. Once opened in a plain text editor – your can write whatever you want in any file, including comments.php

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