wpDiscuz User & Comment Mentioning

wpdiscuz-user-comment-mentioning-128x128 wpDiscuz User and Comment Mentioning allows to mention certain comments and users in comment text using #comment-id and @username tags. It comes with User Search bar, so you can find and tag any user/guest very easy. It also displays #ID of each comment to let you tag them. All mentioned users and comment authors will be notified via email. This addon replace @author and #comment-id to links with avatars. It opens a pop-up window with user and comment information when you hover on @author and #comment-id links. Please note, that the Comment Rich Editor must be enabled for this addon.

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 User & Comment Mentioning


  • Make sure the comment rich editor is enabled, and insert @ symbol then type user nicknames, it’ll do an automatic user search and suggest you user for mentioning.
  • Once comment is posted the mentioned user will be notified via email that he/she has been mentioned in other user comment.
  • On the comment list this addon displays @username tag as a link on comment, on mouse hove it opens pop-up window with mentioned user avatar, name and other information. Also, it goes to user page once you click on this link.
  • Adds button on top right corner of each comment. It displays current comment ID to make it easy copy and put e.g. #17 in comment. This will be tracked as comment mentioning.
  • Once #17 posted in a comment, the author of #17 comment will be notified via email that his/her comment has been mentioned in other comment.
  • On the comment list #17 becomes a link and on mouse hover it opens pop-up window with comment author information and comment text. Also, it jumps to real comment on click.

  • This addon has options to manage, enable/disable all functions and components mentioned above.
  • You can customize “Comment Mentioning” and “User Mentioning” email content through backend setting page. It also allow to enable/disable email notifications.


Installation and Configuration

  • This addon installs like any other plugin for WordPress.
    Access to wpDiscuz User & Comment Mentioning is provided immediately after you’ve paid for your order. Upon completing registration/checkout, you may log in at gVectors.com. We will also send you an email 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 > User & Comment Mentioning 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-user-comment-mentioning/ 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-user-comment-mentioning/wpdiscuz-user-comment-mentioning/ directories nested inside each other, please correct this before you continue. Then in WordPress, go to WordPress Dashboard > Plugins, and then activate the wpDiscuz User & Comment Mentioning addon.

Front-end – wpDiscuz User & Comment Mentioning


Dashboard – wpDiscuz User & Comment Mentioning


  1. Added: Allowing to disconnect license


  1. Compatible with WordPress 5.5


  1. Changed: admin email to no-reply email
  2. Added: new [commentContent] shortcode


  1. Fixed bug: Issue with RTL


  1. Fixed bug: some small js errors.


  1. Compatible with wpDiscuz 7 version


  1. Optimized: Addon update checking system


  1. Improved: Comment mentioning by ID


  1. Changed : wpDiscuz v5.3.0 compability
  2. Changed : copy comment url to clipboard
  3. Fixed Bug : issue with dropdown menus
  4. Fixed Bug : issue with comment mentioning


  1. Changed : Show notice only to admins


  1. Fix Bug : Invalid argument supplied for foreach()


  1. Adapted: Compatibility with wpDiscuz 5.1.3


  1. Fixed Bug : array_unique() expects parameter 1 to be array


  1. Fixed Bug : HTML entities issue


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


  1. Fixed Bug: User search doesn’t bring results for mentioning in comment reply form


  1. Adapted: Compatibility with wpDiscuz 5.0.0


  1. Fixed Bug: Missing Author Name in user mentioning email.


  1. Fix Bug: PHP Warning: trim() expects parameter 1 to be string


  1. Fix Bug: Syntax error


  1. Added: Guest Mentioning
  2. Added: User search in comment textarea (type @ to initiate user search based on entered text).


  1. Fixed Bug : In user name “-“


  1. Fixed Bug : mentioned user in comment when it tag user nikname


  1. Changed: FROM email on user and comment mentioning. Set website administrative email.


  1. Added: Compatible with Ultimate Member (Username, Profile URL…).
  2. Added: Shows Display Name instead of user login.
  3. Added: Option to change User Tagging Logic. UserID instead of Username.
  4. Fixed Bug: FALSE output before username on user search result.
  5. Fixed Bug: Comment link problem. Tooltip doesn’t work.


Initial Version

Pre Sale Support

3 years 2 months ago

Hello there, very interested in your product however I need to dynamically control which users can be tagged on a post by post basis. Do you give access to any hooks that would allow me to filter the user list dynamically (thinking via functions.php or external plugin). Thank you

3 years 2 months ago

Yes you can do this using these filter hooks:

1. ‘wpdumc_user_search_result’ (filters users in user search button opened search process)
apply_filters(‘wpdumc_user_search_result’, $users, $postID, $sarchKey);

2. ‘wpdumc_mentioned_users’ (filters users in textarea search process)
apply_filters(‘wpdumc_mentioned_users’, $data_uses, $comment);

3 years 9 months ago

Does the mentioning system work with only users that have replied to a comment or can we mention any user that exists in our WP users table?

3 years 9 months ago

You can mention any user (not guest). It doesn’t matter that user has posted a comment or not.

4 years 3 days ago

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