WordPress comments

WordPress comments

How to see comments in WordPress?
WordPress comments is a feature in WordPress which allows user to have a discussion with you and each other. You can see comments at Dashboard –> comments

Structure of WordPress comments.
Basic comment form includes

  • Name
  • Email
  • Website
  • Comment

Following image shows basic WordPress comments structure.

WordPress comments structure


You can change comments structure by using plugins such as Facebook comment box, Google+ comment box etc.

You can set the comment holds for approval or post automatically in settings–>discussion.

You can see comments by clicking on menu available on WordPress dashboard named as Comments. Comments page will open. You will see various comments commented by visitors. Comments page enlists all the comments based on Author, comment date and path of post where comment done. When you hover the mouse on comment You will see some option such as Approve/Unapprove, spam, trash.

  • Approve= Visitors can see only Approved comments.
  • Unapprove= Visitors can not see these comments. This is basic setting given by WordPress. When user commented on your website, comment will go in Unapprove folder. And admin has job to approve or not.
  • Spam=Sometimes user does unwanted comments. If you put unwanted comment in spam then that user cannot put comment again from same device.
  • Trash= All deleted comments are categorized here. But these comments are not deleted forever. It works like recycle bin.