wpDiscuz Comment Author Info

WordPress Comment System has a lack of information about comment authors, people only see commenter name and avatar. wpDiscuz Comment Author Info addon is designed to provide extended details about comment authors. Using this addon people will be able to see comment author extended profile, activity, votes and subscriptions. Click on comment author info icon and open pop-up window with according tabs. In Profile tab you can see commenter quick statistic (number of comments, posts, likes, dislikes), biography, etc… In Activity tab all comments of this author, in Votes tab: all voted comments and in Subscriptions tab: all type of subscriptions to  new comments.

Official wpDiscuz Addon

Please note: this is an add-on for wpDiscuz plugin. This addon requires at least wpDiscuz 7.0.0 version. Please do not install this addon on lower wpDiscuz versions. wpDiscuz is a free, AJAX controlled, real time, flexible and responsive commenting plugin. It's available for free download on WordPress.org Extensions directory. The official wpDiscuz addons are only available here at gVectors.com Premium plugins store.

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wpDiscuz Comment Author Info addon provides an extended details about comment authors.

Hover on Comment Author Avatar to open Quick Info and click on Author Name or on Comment [ i ] icon (top right corner of each comment) to open Full Info.


It opens Quick Info and Full Info pop-up window with four tabs:

Profile Tab

  • Display Name
  • Nickname
  • Website
  • Biography
  • Last Activity Date
  • MyCRED Badges and Rank
  • Stat – Number of comments
  • Stat – Number of posts
  • Stat – Received Likes
  • Stat – Received Dislikes
  • Detailed statistic about number of approved, pending, spam and trashed comments.

Activity Tab

  • All comments posted by this user
  • Comment Author, Date, Excerpt and direct link
  • AJAX powered pagination

Votes Tab

  • List of all voted comments by this user
  • Like and Dislike icons according to vote for each comment
  • Comment Author, Date, Excerpt and direct link
  • AJAX powered pagination

Subscriptions Tab

  • List of all posts and comments this user is subscribed
  • Allows to see all own subscriptions and to unsubscribe using according button next to each item.
  • List of subscribed items with according entry data and direct link (post, comment)
    • Type: subscribed to replies to this comment (comment)
    • Type: subscribed to replies to own comments (post)
    • Type: subscribed to all follow-up comments of this post (post )
  • AJAX powered pagination

Following Tab

  • List of all users you are currently following
  • Unfollow buttons for each user

Dashboard Settings

  • Addon comes with many options, which allows you to have a full control over all features on front-end.
  • Option to enable/disable each tab
  • Option to display/hide comment author information for particular user roles
  • Option to display/hide comment author information for guests
  • Options to display/hide each profile information separately (name, website, biography, etc..).
  • All front-end phrases can be translated through dashboard settings

Comment Author Info Tabs – Full Info

Quick Info

Dashboard Settings


    Added: Allowing to disconnect license


    Compatible with WordPress 5.5


    Bug Fix: Quick profile info-box positioning issue on RTL websites.Compatible with wpDiscuz 7 version


  1. Compatible with wpDiscuz 7 version


  1. Optimized: Addon update checking system


  1. Changed : wpDiscuz v5.3.0 compability


  1. Changed : Show notice only to admins


  1. Fixed Bug : Author information not displaying if myCRED plugin is active


  1. Adapted: Compatibility with wpDiscuz 5.1.3


  1. Adapted: Compatibility with wpDiscuz 5.1.0


  1. Fixed Bug : Problem with translations when using .po/.mo files


  1. Added : Font-Awesome lib is updated to version 5


  1. Adapted: Compatibility with wpDiscuz 5.0.0


  1. Fixed bug: added get_footer hook for some themes
  2. Fixed bug: prevent popup open twice if already opened (avatar hover)
  3. Fixed bug: popup didn’t work on avatar hover and username click for guests
  4. Fixed bug: css issues


  1. Fixed bug: Divi theme conflict


  1. Added : new functionality (show only short info if all sections are disabled)
  2. fixed bug : tabs showing after disable
  3. fixed bug : first tab not active when profile tab is disabled
  4. fixed bug : disabling user roles do not take effect on avatar hover and username ajax
  5. fixed bug : do not show full info links when no sections enabled in settings page

Pre Sale Support

14 days 21 hours ago

Hey guys! Do you have a demo key? I want to check if the plugin is fit to me, before purchasing.

13 days 10 hours ago

Hi question,

I’m sorry but there is no demo version of the add-on yet. We’ll create demo pages for testing very soon.

29 days 1 hour ago

Your plugin is great
I need a shortcode to display each user’s messages in my personal profile.

Is there a shortcode that I can display to each user’s message list?

I saw another user ask this question but your answer was no!

Is it possible to include this feature in the next update?

28 days 5 hours ago

Hi rapfar30,

I’m sorry but this is not planned yet.

3 months 23 days ago


Does this plugin also have a short code?
I want to show each user’s messages in the WooCommerce user panel using the shortcode.

3 months 22 days ago

Hi ehsan,

I’m sorry but no.

1 year 2 months ago

Hello, I got another question. I have a website where different authors post articles. each article has a contact form underneath for discussion. My question is: Is it possible to mark the author of an article, that he/she gets highlighted in some way and people in the comments discussion know immediately that its a post of the article author? or is there any workaround? Thank you very much in advance

1 year 2 months ago

Hello, is there any way that I can show a users number of comments, upvotes and last written comments in their profile page? via shortcode or so? that would be super awesome!

Nico Marcuz
2 years 4 days ago

Hey there!

Is the a way to unblock not confirmed eMail adresses from not registered useres?

You just subscribed for new comments on our website. This means you will receive an email when new comments are posted according to subscription option you’ve chosen.
To activate, click confirm below. If you believe this is an error, ignore this message and we’ll never bother you again…”

So if a not registered user want to follow the thread but click not of the activate button or forget it his eMail will be blocked in the future.

So if the user want that we unblock his eMail my question is can we do this with this AddOn? Its important for us to do this with “guest users” that are not logged in

thnx for helping

2 years 4 days ago

Hi Nico Marcuz,

Please note guests are not able to follow users at all. Also if the user doesn’t Confirm Follow the email will be re-sent automatically. This has no any relation to wpDiscuz Comment Author Info addon. It’s default wpDiscuz feature.

wpDiscuz Comment Author Info addon is designed to provide extended details about comment authors. Using this addon people will be able to see comment author extended profile, activity, votes and subscriptions.

Nico Marcuz
2 years 3 days ago

Astghik, thnx for your fast reply. I try to explain my question from a other side.

If you go to our side you have no possibility to register (log in). (www.hello-world.net)

If you want to leave a comment you can do this. you have to insert your name and your eMail in the comment formulare. and if you want you can follow the thread or the comments to your comments (not follow the users!).

So my question is can I see this unregistered peoples in the database of our product “wpDiscuz Comment Author Info”? If so I would buy it.

The real problem behind this question is the following…:

If people come to our side – and pls remeber they can`t registered or login – and leave a comment – AND want to follow these thread, they got a eMail to subscribe. so far so good!

Now the problem:
If they dont answer to this eMail (maybe because they forget or the eMail is in the spamfilter) and come back to our side after maybe 3 weeks, leave a new comment and want to follow these new thread they get a error msg! (because her eMail is blogged by wpdiscuz). so far so good!

These users write us an eMail and told us the problem and want that we unblock her eMail-Adress. So we dont know where to look because there is not database frontend where we can see this emails and there status.

Hope you understand my problem. I think its also a problem for wpdiskuz (btw: really great product)

thnx for helping in advance

2 years 3 days ago

Hi Nico,

you need to check wpDiscuz Subscription Manager addon. You can monitor and manage all subscribers from dashboard.

As you mention in your post you don’t allow users to register or log in, so all users list you’ll find in Dashboard > Comments > Subscriptions admin page.

Also, we’ve already added in our to-do to allow filtering subscribers ( display the registered users or guests only ).

More info here: https://gvectors.com/product/wpdiscuz-subscribe-manager/

2 years 2 days ago

Hey Astghik!

Thnx for the support. Buy that recommended plugin yesterday. Great work. thnx

nice WE

2 years 3 months ago

Can users change their Avatar using this plugin?

2 years 3 months ago

Hi Dora,
I’m sorry but not. This plugin is designed to display user information. This doesn’t add user data management features. Avatars and other profile data should be edited in Profile Plugins or in Dashboard.

2 years 7 months ago

I’m trying to hide the avitar altogether. Is this possible or do I need to purchase this add-on

2 years 7 months ago

Hi nick,
It is possible to hide avatar without wpDiscuz Comment Author Info addon.
Please navigate Dashboard > Settings > Discussion, disable “Show Avatars” option.

Joel Miller
3 years 23 days ago

Is there a way to show “full-info” of user below avatar instead of embedded in a hidden popup? I would like to see “# of comments / date user joined / # of mycred points”. Basically I like the way that this information is shown on WPForo, but the WPDiscuz takes this info away and hides it.

3 years 23 days ago

Hi Joel,
I’m really sorry but there is no way. We’ll take this under consideration and add in future update to-do list.

2 years 5 months ago

I would still love this feature if at all possible

Joel Miller
2 years 11 months ago

Can i pay to have this custom done ? This is one of the few things I am waiting on before launching my website.

3 years 1 month ago

What would be the price for adding comments tab to buddypress profiles just like in your wpDiscuz Comment Author Info add-on – the same way, but as a tab in buddypress?

Here is an example: https://buddypress.org/support/topic/my-comments-tab/

3 years 1 month ago

As far as I know BuddyPress has a tab for user activity including comments.

3 years 1 month ago

Is there a way I can show this information within the users buddypress profile? Can I copy the template code and add it to a profile tab?

3 years 1 month ago

Hi Ben,
I’m sorry but not. There is no update save way to do such customization.

3 years 4 months ago

Pls is it possible for a user to follow a particular author ?

3 years 4 months ago

Hi Francis,
Thank you for this suggestion, this is already in our to-do list. I’ll provide ETA soon.

3 years 5 months ago

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