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  • Resolved FKGO


    Dear WordPress-community,

    I have been working on this site to try to get the comments to work, but it doesn’t. I want them to appear after a post. I have created everything which is needed for a comment to appear and it all works: when commenting on a post, I can see it in the admin. However, I cannot see it on the page itself. Where is my mistake and does anyone have a solution? Thanks in advance!

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  • Hi FKGO,

    Can you post the url having the issue?

    Also have you checked if the “Allow comments” is ticked?

    I have checked and it is ticked. My apologies for not including the url, here it is:

    Have you received my test comment from this page?

    If so, can you double-check if it is placed in a queue for moderation?

    Also can you open single.php in your theme folder (you will need to FTP), and see if you can find the code something like below?

    <?php comments_template(); ?>

    and if there is a file called comments.php in your theme folder?

    These files exist and are in place. I have also noticed your comment; it did not need approval or anything. The problem probably lies deeper and I have no clue. I also tried working with the get_comments and list_comments codes, but they did not seem to be working (though to be honest, I have not tried them lately).

    That’s interesting!

    Can you post the code from comments.php? You can use

    I want to see if there is any error in your code because the comment form is appearing ok, but not the list of comments.

    Here is the link to the comments.php code on the Pastebin.

    It seems you need to assign a value to $comments_by_type.
    So add this

    <?php $comments_by_type = &separate_comments($comments); ?>

    right above

    <?php if ( ! empty($comments_by_type['comment']) ) : ?>

    Let me know how it went.

    It works perfectly now, thank you very much!

    Good to hear it was resolved!

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