Advanced Comment Form

Description

Advanced Comment Form enables you to customize the WordPress comment form right from your dashboard.

You can find the settings page under Comments > Comment Form in the dashboard.

Remove Fields

  • remove the email field for standard, and non standard comment forms
  • remove the website field for standard, and non standard comment forms

Change Text

  • remove the message that emails are not published and which fields are required
  • remove the text about which html tags are allowed
  • insert custom text before the form
  • insert custom text after the form

Layouts

  • use a two columns layout for the comment form

Shortcode

  • [comment-form] shortcode to insert comment form into posts and pages

Important Notes

  • the plugin works only, if your theme uses the standard WordPress comment form function
  • options that where submitted with the comment_form function in your template overwrite most of the plugin functions

Screenshots

  • Comment form before and after applying some of the plugin options
  • Two-column comment form layout

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Visit the settings page under Comments > Comment Form to customize the form

Reviews

སྤྱི་ཟླ་དང་པ། 8, 2024 1 reply
Very easy to use and it worked for my site. Much cleaner looking comment field now. Thanks
སྤྱི་ཟླ་བདུན་པ། 31, 2023 1 reply
This plugin does what it says. Thank you for creating it!
སྤྱི་ཟླ་གསུམ་པ། 20, 2023 1 reply
<!– wp:paragraph –> <p>Super to reduce spams, and all those just looking after backlinks, which are no more useful nowadays</p> <!– /wp:paragraph –>
སྤྱི་ཟླ་བཅུ་གཉིས་པ། 7, 2021 1 reply
I love this plugin for some reason. Just awesome. Thank you!
སྤྱི་ཟླ་བཅུ་པ། 10, 2021 1 reply
Wanted to remove the website url line and email line from the comment form, plus leave a quick please stay on topic and be nice message, and this plugin allowed me to do it in just a few minutes. Thumbs up and thank you Thomas.
སྤྱི་ཟླ་གསུམ་པ། 17, 2021 1 reply
I’ve spent WEEKS looking for a plug-in that would edit the website field OUT of the comment section for Pods Custom Post Types, this is the ONLY plugin that would do it by using the built-in CSS option! THANK YOU DEVELOPERS!!
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Contributors & Developers

“Advanced Comment Form” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2.3

  • Small tweaks

1.2.2

  • Ignore two-column style on screens below 480px

1.2.1

  • sanitize the input into text options using wp_kses_post to prevent the usage of scripts and disallowed tags and attributes.

1.2.0

  • added two columns layout
  • restructured admin area

1.1.0

  • renamed the plugin to Advanced Comment Form
  • hopefully fixed some issues with the readme file
  • remove website field using css as an alternative method
  • added [comment-form] shortcode to insert comment form into posts and pages

1.0.1

  • so many plugins written and still not getting the readme.txt right

1.0

  • first version of the plugin