wpDiscuz Private Comments

wpDiscuz Private Comments addon is an easy tool to allow commenters create private comment threads. These threads will be available for website administrators, moderators and for the thread owners. Addon adds a small button next to the comment submit button to set it as private, also it adds [Private] button to parent comments to make it as private after the comment is submitted. The buttons to set comments as private can be displayed / hidden for certain user roles in dashboard. Also, it allows setting certain user role to moderate private comments. This feature can be enabled / disabled for certain Comment Form in case you have many custom comment forms for custom post types.

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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Description

wpDiscuz Private Comments addon Features

  • Allows to create private comment threads
  • Adds new icon button next to the comment submit button to set the comment as private
  • Adds [private] button to parent comments to set the whole thread as private
  • The private comment thread is only available for website moderators and for the comment author.
  • Option to set certain user roles who are able to set comments as private.
  • Option to set moderators for private comments based on user roles.
  • Option to allow private comments feature for certain comment form and post types
  • Sends email notification to moderators when a new private comment is created.
  • Options to customize email notification subject and body
  • Fully responsive on all devices and RTL ready.

 

Installation and Configuration

  • This addon installs like any other plugin for WordPress.
    Access to wpDiscuz Private Comments is provided immediately after you’ve paid for your order. Upon completing registration/checkout, you may log in at gVectors.com. We will also email you after registration/checkout, with a link to the login page. Then download the installation package.
  • Navigate to Dashboard > Plugins > Add New admin page and upload addon ZIP file, then activate it.
  • Once the plugin is active, go to Dashboard > wpDiscuz > Settings > Addons Tab > Private Comments subTab to begin configuration…
  • It’ll ask you to activate with license key you got via email or in your account page, just insert the key and activate it.

If for some reason you cannot install this plugin using WordPress plugin upload system please do that with this alternative way. Unzip, and then upload the /wpdiscuz-private-comment/ folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory using an FTP application like FileZilla; or any other FTP program is fine also. Make sure you have not double /wpdiscuz-private-comment/wpdiscuz-private-comment/ directories nested inside each other, please correct this before you continue. Then in WordPress, go to WordPress Dashboard > Plugins, and then activate the wpDiscuz Private Comments addon.

wpDiscuz Private Comments – Frontend

wpDiscuz Private Comments – Dashboard Settings

7.0.6

Fixed bug: issue with double email notification to post author

7.0.5

Added: Allowing to disconnect license

7.0.4

Compatible with WordPress 5.5

7.0.3

Fixed bug: issue with making private comments in dashboard

7.0.2

Fixed bug: issue with “Initiate AJAX loading after page” button and Private Comment compatibility for post author user role

7.0.0

Compatible with wpDiscuz 7 version

1.1.5

Fixed bug: issue with insensitive keys in MySQL

1.1.4

Improved: Some functionalities of the addon

1.1.3

Optimized: Addon update checking system

1.1.2

Added: Option that allows post authors to moderate private comments

1.1.1

Fixed Bug : show private icon for child comments when threaded comments are disabled
Fixed Bug : pagination issue
Changed : refresh after setting comment to private/public
Changed : wpDiscuz v5.3.0 compability

1.0.5

Fixed Bug: Conflict with the user’s following emails

1.0.4

Changed: Show the notice “requires wpDiscuz to be installed!” only for admins
Added: Option to set all new comments private on the frontend
Added: Filter comments by private status on the Dashboard
Added: Set comments private or public from the Dashboard
Fixed Bug : Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to a member function getTreeByParentId() on null

1.0.3

Fixed bug: Private message icon

1.0.2

Adapted: Compatibility with wpDiscuz 5.1.0

1.0.1

Added : Font-Awesome lib is updated to version 5

1.0.0

Initial Version

Pre Sale Support


Customer
Aaron Bruski
4 months 19 days ago

Do you recommend using the private comments addons for both wpdiscuz and wpforo together at the same time?

Support
Tom
2 months 15 days ago

This addon is only designed for comments. This allows to set a comment thread private.
In the wpForo forum, you can set any topic or post private without any addon. It’s a buitin feature. wpForo Private Messages addon is a private user messenger, so it doesn’t have any relation to private comments either.

Guest
Evga
4 months 23 days ago

What about email notification? Will other users see notification about someone’s private comment/reply posting?

Support
4 months 22 days ago

Hi Evga,

In the case of private comments, the email notification will receive only the persons, who have permission to view the private comments.

Guest
aksakal
4 months 29 days ago

can we use it here as on your site? in tabs.

Support
4 months 29 days ago

The addon is designed for the wpDiscuz plugin. If the wpDiscuz plugin is used for the discussion board on the tab, then yes you can. If there is another plugin like WooDiscuz, you cannot use the addon.

Guest
Ivy
6 months 23 days ago

Hi,
If a comment is marked as private, does it show up in any activity feeds that is made public. Specifically, I don’t want posts marked with comments as private to show up in BuddyPress Activity Feed. This is an urgent request. I want to make purchase of this addon today.

Thanks.

Guest
Eric
6 months 24 days ago

Hello,
I am interested in purchasing the private comments addon. Can the private comments be made and have other users either request approval to view or be added to a list of users email address, or username/screen name? Also, I want to purchase 3 other addons (2@$25.00 and 1@$11.00-all for 1 site), and I would like to know if I can get a bundle price for the purchases?

Thanks

Support
6 months 23 days ago

I am interested in purchasing the private comments addon. Can the private comments be made and have other users either request approval to view or be added to a list of users email address, or username/screen name?

We’re really sorry, but the add-on doesn’t have such feature.

Also, I want to purchase 3 other addons (2@$25.00 and 1@$11.00-all for 1 site), and I would like to know if I can get a bundle price for the purchases?

We offer Sale Packs for our customers who are going to purchase more than two products at once. More info here: https://gvectors.com/gvectors-store-discounts-sale-packs/

Guest
Giacomo
1 year 7 months ago

Hi,
if i create a comment private for my moderetor in a public page, the other user cen view that there is a private content, or it is hide for them?

Support
Tom
1 year 2 months ago

Hi Giacomo,
Private comment threads only available for website moderators and for the private comment owner. It doesn’t matter the post is public or not. Private comment threads are not available for other guests and user even if the post is public.

Guest
Dirk
1 year 8 months ago

Hi,
I’m considering the purchase of wpDiscuz Private Comments but I would like to know whether I will have the possibility to enable/ disable the Private Comments function per page?

Best,
DIrk

Support
1 year 8 months ago

Hi DIrk,

Thank you for your interest in wpDiscuz Private Comments add-on!

Yes, it is possible. You just need to create a new comment form and enable private threads for this comment forms. Finally, you should oose the custom comment form location using Display comment form for post IDs option.

More info here: https://wpdiscuz.com/docs/wpdiscuz-documentation/getting-started/custom-comment-form/comment-form-settings/#post-types

Guest
Dirk
1 year 8 months ago

Thanks a lot!

Guest
Eirik
2 years 1 month ago

Hi,
Would it be possible and easy to extend the plugin with an addon that will deal with the “trolls” in the comment section in a more automatic and community driven way…?

1. Users can hide globally all comments from users by choice with a individual users blacklist. >> achieving hiding all comments from that blacklisted user >> and optionally be not disrupted by the comments on that blacklisted user either

2. If comments from a user is blacklisted by X amount by other users, he blacklisted user ability to post comments are deactivated and must be reviewed by moderator.

Support
2 years 1 month ago

Hi Eirik,

your question has no relation to wpDiscuz Private Comments add-on. This add-on is designed to create private comment threads. This means that if the user creates a private thread, this thread will be available for website administrators, moderators and for the thread owner.

Please check out the wpDiscuz Report and Flagging add-on’s description: https://gvectors.com/product/wpdiscuz-report-flagging/

Guest
David
2 years 2 months ago

Hi. is possible set private messages by default (without select private option button)?

Support
2 years 2 months ago

Hi David,

I’m sorry, but there is no option for this yet. We’re going to add it in next version release.

Guest
Ivy
6 months 25 days ago

Any update on this feature, pls?

Support
6 months 24 days ago

The option is already added. It’is called “Set new comments to private”.

Guest
BJ
4 months 18 days ago

If the default for all comments is set to private, who can see them?

Support
4 months 17 days ago

Hi BJ,

The private comments will be visible only for the current user (who has written the comment) and high-level users like admins, moderators, etc.

Member
UsernameMi
2 years 5 months ago

Hi, when using wpDiscuz Private Comments together with wpForo Cross-posting, will the private status of a comment synchronize with the private status of the correspondent reply (or whole topic) on the forum (and vice-versa) ?

Support
Tom
2 years 9 months ago

Dear buyers,
this is the right place where you can ask all per-sale questions you have, before purchasing this plugin. We’ll be in touch and reply within 1-2 hours for GMT +1 to +12 and within 4-6 hours for GMT -1 to -12. Our customer support representatives are available 7 days a week from 6am to 10pm (GMT 0:00, London) ; excluding all major holidays.

 
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