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October 28th, 2009, 12:03 PM #1Add Fields to Comment Form on WordPress 2.8.x
When you submit a comment on WordPress, your asked to fill in Name, Mail, and Website. I would like to include one or two more. Anyone have a tutorial on how to do this?
Off the top of my head, I would have to edit comments.php, wp-comment-post.php and add field(s) to wp_comments table, and probably some other php file I am forgetting.
A tutorial would be nice though.
October 28th, 2009, 12:23 PM #2
Hey Seymour, what is the ultimate goal with the extra fields? Do you want them to be displayed in the post along with the user's name/link?
I was having a look through the plugin repository and couldn't find how a plugin for doing this automatically. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tags/comment
So now I'm intrigued and will have to figure it out and then write it up.
October 28th, 2009, 12:33 PM #3
Yes, I would like them to be displayed in the post.
October 30th, 2009, 06:06 AM #4
I have still been searching for a plugin, but one doesn't exist for 2.8 version of WordPress. WordPress 2.9 may have this built into it, but I am not sure about that yet.
October 30th, 2009, 04:52 PM #5
That would be sweet if it was wrapped in to 2.9.
BTW - I haven't forgotten about this. I thought I was going to be able to finish it yesterday. Should get to it this evening.
January 6th, 2011, 10:38 PM #6
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Hi - you could take a look at this very comprehensive plugin
Wordpress Extra Comment Fields Plugin | Solaceten – "consolation in a time of [Wordpress] distress"
You can add as many extra comment fields as you like
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