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  • Another comment-related question…

    I do have a database backup, BUT … I did delete the wp_commentmeta table believing it to be a spam-filled Akistmet file. Everything there seemed to have been logged by Akismet — and just spam comments (that I saw). The table was huge. That’s why I deleted it since we no longer use Akismet.

    My question: is wp_commentmeta a necessity? Or can we leave it “dropped”?

    The site seems to be working just fine. I was able to post a test comment and all. Just unsure if the “subscribe to comments” plugin is working, as I can’t test it without accessing the edit-comments.php file (currently unavailable — due to a whole other issue — as per my previous WP Forum post).

    Any assistance/suggestion would be much appreciated.

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