comment fields, remove required, allow anonymous (3 posts)

  1. tronicscribe
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Is there a way to make the text fields in the comments.php file non required? I thought I found the php next to each required field that causes the error page if you do not fill in a required field, but I removed that php and it still brings the user to the error page if they don't fill one in.

    Is there a way to allow for no name, and no email to be filled in, and wordpress will just set their name as guest or anonymous so that any visitor can post a comment if they don't want to fill in their info?


  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Settings/Discussion. Untick "Comment author must fill out name and e-mail".

  3. tronicscribe
    Posted 5 years ago #

    wow... thanks. I've been using wordpress since version 1.5 lol.

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