get_comment_type

Retrieve the comment type of the current comment.

Description

(string) get_comment_type( (int) $comment_ID = 0 ); 

Returns (string)

The comment type.

Parameters (1)

0. $comment_id — Optional. (int)
WP_Comment or ID of the comment for which to get the type. Default current comment.

Usage

  1. if ( !function_exists( 'get_comment_type' ) ) { 
  2. require_once ABSPATH . WPINC . '/comment-template.php'; 
  3.  
  4. // Optional. WP_Comment or ID of the comment for which to get the type. 
  5. // Default current comment. 
  6. $comment_id = -1; 
  7.  
  8. // NOTICE! Understand what this does before running. 
  9. $result = get_comment_type($comment_id); 
  10.  

Defined (1)

The function is defined in the following location(s).

/wp-includes/comment-template.php  
  1. function get_comment_type( $comment_ID = 0 ) { 
  2. $comment = get_comment( $comment_ID ); 
  3. if ( '' == $comment->comment_type ) 
  4. $comment->comment_type = 'comment'; 
  5.  
  6. /** 
  7. * Filters the returned comment type. 
  8. * @since 1.5.0 
  9. * @since 4.1.0 The `$comment_ID` and `$comment` parameters were added. 
  10. * @param string $comment_type The type of comment, such as 'comment', 'pingback', or 'trackback'. 
  11. * @param int $comment_ID The comment ID. 
  12. * @param WP_Comment $comment The comment object. 
  13. */ 
  14. return apply_filters( 'get_comment_type', $comment->comment_type, $comment->comment_ID, $comment );