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  • <?php // Do not delete these lines
     if ('comments.php' == basename($_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME']))
      die ('Please do not load this page directly. Thanks!');
    if (!empty($post->post_password)) { // if there's a password
    if ($_COOKIE['wp-postpass_' . COOKIEHASH] != $post->post_password) { // and it doesn't match the cookie
        <p class="nocomments">This post is password protected. Enter the password to view comments.<p>
    /* This variable is for alternating comment background */
      $oddcomment = 'alt';
    <div id="comments">
    <div class="comments_list">
    <?php else: // this is displayed if there are no comments so far ?>
    <?php if ('open' == $post->comment_status)}: ?>
    <?php else: // comments are closed ?>
    <!-- If comments are closed. -->
    <p class="nocomments">Comments are closed.</p>
    <?php endif; ?>
    <?php endif; ?>
    <?php foreach ($comments as $comment) : ?>
      <li class="<?php echo $oddcomment; ?>" id="comment-<?php comment_ID() ?>">
       <div class="comments_author">
        <?php comment_author_link() ?>
       </div> <!- close comments_author ->
       <div class="comments_text">
        <?php comment_text() ?>
    <?php endforeach; ?>
    </div> <!- close comments list ->
    <?php if ('open' == $post->comment_status) : ?>
    <div class="comments_form">
    <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform">
    <?php if ( $user_ID ) : ?>
    <p>Logged in as <a href="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-admin/profile.php"><?php echo $user_identity; ?></a>. <a href="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-login.php?action=logout" title="Log out of this account">Logout &raquo;</a></p>
    <?php else : ?>
    <p><input type="text" name="author" id="author" value="<?php echo $comment_author; ?>" size="22" tabindex="1" />
    <label for="author"><small>Name <?php if ($req) echo "(required)"; ?></small></label></p>
    <p><input type="text" name="email" id="email" value="<?php echo $comment_author_email; ?>" size="22" tabindex="2" />
    <label for="email"><small>Mail (will not be published) <?php if ($req) echo "(required)"; ?></small></label></p>
    <p><input type="text" name="url" id="url" value="<?php echo $comment_author_url; ?>" size="22" tabindex="3" />
    <label for="url"><small>Website</small></label></p>
    <?php endif; ?>
    <?php smilies_clickable(); ?>
    <p><textarea name="comment" id="comment" cols="50" rows="10" tabindex="4"></textarea></p>
    <p><input name="submit" type="submit" id="submit" tabindex="5" value="Submit Comment" />
    <input type="hidden" name="comment_post_ID" value="<?php echo $id; ?>" /></p>
    <?php do_action('comment_form', $post->ID); ?>
    <div class="comment_meta">
     <?php if ($post-> comment_status == "open" && $post->ping_status == "open") { ?>
       <a href="<?php trackback_url(display); ?>">Trackback this post</a>  |  <?php comments_rss_link('Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed'); ?>
     <?php } elseif ($post-> comment_status == "open") {?>
       <?php comments_rss_link('Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed'); ?>
     <?php } elseif ($post->ping_status == "open") {?>
       <a href="<?php trackback_url(display); ?>">Trackback this post</a>
     <?php } ?>
    <?php endif; // If registration required and not logged in ?>
    <?php endif; // if you delete this the sky will fall on your head ?>
    </div> <!- close comments form ->
    </div> <!- close comments ->

    Ok my template seems fine although it doesn’t display my comments form and I get the following error: –

    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_ELSE in /homepages/23/d251010667/htdocs/wordpress/wp-content/themes/sindustries/comments.php on line 19

    any help would be awesome thanks

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