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  • Hi everyone
    I’m new to wordpress (installed today). But I have a (or many?!) Question: How can I completly remove the “comment” so nobody is able to see “Comments Off” (of course I could make the color white but that seem to me not very clever).
    Thank you for helping!
    regards
    Matthias, Switzerland

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  • Mark (podz)

    (@podz)

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    What is it you want to do ?
    – completely remove the ability for any comments at all
    or
    – change the color/appearance only when you choose not to have comments on a post
    Each needs a different approach 🙂

    Hi podz 🙂
    – comletely remove the ability for any omments at all
    <- that’s what I want :-).
    regards
    Matthias

    If you just want the link to not appear, you can look in your index.php file for this line:
    <?php comments_popup_link(__('Comments (0)'), __('Comments (1)'), __('Comments (%)')); ?>
    And change it to:
    <?php comments_popup_link(__('Comments (0)'), __('Comments (1)'), __('Comments (%)'),'',''); ?>

    Ok I think … that should be enough. Remove the ability to give some comments is probaply more complex.
    thank you for your help.
    regards
    Matthias

    Mark (podz)

    (@podz)

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    It’s not 🙂
    It’s just that you’ll need to alter what the program outputs when you have ‘Comments Off’.
    You could change that to anything you wanted.

    hmm I copied your line but it didn’t change anything. Could you help me again (perhaps a mistake on my side?)

    Mark (podz)

    (@podz)

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    Do this:
    <?php // comments_popup_link(__('Comments (0)'), __('Comments (1)'), __('Comments (%)')); ?>
    The two // comment out the commenting 🙂

    sorry but *lol* I’m a stupid? … ehm it didn’t help me either …
    regards matthias

    Hi ringmaster and podz
    Both version failed … I can still see “Comments off”. Any ideas?
    regards
    Matthias

    Mark (podz)

    (@podz)

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    \wp-includes\template-functions-comment.php
    Line 58
    Change the text there ?

    That’s severe, but it should work best. It’s the only place in the whole program that those words appear.

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