Comment Box Missing (8 posts)

  1. agfreesafety
    Posted 3 years ago #

    The comment box is missing on our blog posts.

    I did some searching, and found this forum, however I couldn't find that code referenced in that thread in my own comments.php.

    What might I be missing here?

    Thanks in advance.

  2. agfreesafety
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I referenced this thread, and thought I'd try switching to the TwentyTen theme to see if the comment box showed up then, but it still doesn't show up.

    I also noticed that in the above-referenced thread, that the person with the issue had removed their single.php file, but mine is still there.

    Here are the contents of my single.php file, for reference.

  3. agfreesafety
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I also checked out this thread, and in that instance, there was something messed up with their permalink structure, but mine is fine, it's using the "postname" option, and it's working fine.

  4. agfreesafety
    Posted 3 years ago #

    In this thread, the person claims that they noticed this issue once they installed/activated the Contact Form 7 plugin.

    I had it installed as well, so I deactivated the Contact Form 7 plugin, but the issue persists.

  5. agfreesafety
    Posted 3 years ago #

    In this thread, the idea was presented that this might be happening because the Function Reference/comments template wasn't implemented in my single.php files. I added <?php comments_template( $file, $separate_comments ); ?> to the end of that file, but it's still not showing up.

    Here's a link to the contents of my single.php file, in case I entered that code wrong.

  6. agfreesafety
    Posted 3 years ago #

    OK, so I went into my Discussion Settings, and checked the box for "Allow people to post comments on new articles."

    I then refreshed an old post, but the comments still didn't show up.

    I created a test (new) post, and the comments box showed up.

    It appears that checking that box enabled comments on "new" posts (as the name implies), so how do I enabled them on "older" posts?

  7. agfreesafety
    Posted 3 years ago #

    OK guys, sorry for the confusion. I just noticed that the comments box shows up on some pages (like this one), but doesn't for some others (like this one)

    I don't see a setting from within the post editor where you can enable or disable commenting.

    And on the Posts screen, I don't see an option to massively enable/disable comments, either.

    What am I missing here?

  8. WPyogi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It looks like you put the comment under the footer (and now that code is actually outside the html tag which is totally wrong) -- on this page there are two comment sections as a result:


    So that also suggests that comments are already called in the single.php file. Have you reviewed this re: settings to control comments:


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