Comment Author's E-mail (8 posts)

  1. Sandman
    Posted 12 years ago #

    I am using 1.2b, and was wondering how I get the comment authors' e-mail addresses to show up when an e-mail is sent to me when they comment.
    e.g. - Joe comes to my site, and comments. He enters his e-mail address, but it is not displayed on the site - however, when that e-mail is sent to me, the from box is empty, so when I reply - there is no address in the to: box.

  2. carthik
    Posted 12 years ago #

    When the commenter leaves an email id, that is the reply-to address in the mail sent that contains the comment.

  3. Sandman
    Posted 12 years ago #

    Actually, it isn't - it's always blank.
    Under my comments section, WP says:

    Line and paragraph breaks automatic, e-mail address never displayed, HTML allowed...

  4. carthik
    Posted 12 years ago #

    Sandman, this could be a "bug" then. Let me check on my beta blog.

  5. carthik
    Posted 12 years ago #

    I got this mail when I posted a comment on my beta blog using the email address mail@2fargon.com
    The commenters address shows in two places, though not in the "from" field...

    From: "Carthik" <mail@2fargon.com>
    Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
    Message-Id: <E1BKgAG-00054d-00@smtp.perfora.net>
    Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 12:19:32 -0400
    X-Provags-ID: perfora.net abuse@perfora.net auth:not_set
    New comment on your post #1 "Hello world!"
    Author : Carthik (IP: , user-0c6s3cd.cable.mindspring.com)
    E-mail : mail@2fargon.com
    URI : http://2fargon.com
    Whois : http://ws.arin.net/cgi-bin/whois.pl?queryinput=
    nothing much actually.
    You can see all comments on this post here:
    I use Moz Thunderbird to check mail.

  6. carthik
    Posted 12 years ago #

    Click on the mailto link in the comment email that you get. This follows the "Email: " in the mail sent to you.

  7. Sandman
    Posted 12 years ago #

    Yeah, but why is it left out in the "Reply-to:" or simply "From:" part of the e-mail?
    It's simply blank, and only started doing that with v1.2b.
    Perhaps it is a bug of some sort, or a feature I can disable?

  8. carthik
    Posted 12 years ago #

    It could be improved the way you say it. Leave a comment in the beta testing thread so the devs can see it and fix it.

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