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.
Fixed bug: issue with double email notification to post author
Added: Allowing to disconnect license
Compatible with WordPress 5.5
Fixed bug: issue with making private comments in dashboard
Fixed bug: issue with “Initiate AJAX loading after page” button and Private Comment compatibility for post author user role
Compatible with wpDiscuz 7 version
Fixed bug: issue with insensitive keys in MySQL
Improved: Some functionalities of the addon
Optimized: Addon update checking system
Added: Option that allows post authors to moderate private comments
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
Fixed Bug: Conflict with the user’s following emails
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
Fixed bug: Private message icon
Adapted: Compatibility with wpDiscuz 5.1.0
Added : Font-Awesome lib is updated to version 5