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Walker_Comment::start_lvl() public WP 2.7.0

Starts the list before the elements are added.

It's a method of the class: Walker_Comment{}

No Hooks.

Return

Null. Nothing.

Usage

$Walker_Comment = new Walker_Comment();
$Walker_Comment->start_lvl( $output, $depth, $args );
$output(string) (required) (passed by reference — &)
Used to append additional content (passed by reference).
$depth(int)
Depth of the current comment.
Default: 0
$args(array)
Uses 'style' argument for type of HTML list.
Default: empty array

Notes

  • See: Walker::start_lvl()
  • Global. Int. $comment_depth

Changelog

Since 2.7.0 Introduced.

Code of Walker_Comment::start_lvl() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function start_lvl( &$output, $depth = 0, $args = array() ) {
	$GLOBALS['comment_depth'] = $depth + 1;

	switch ( $args['style'] ) {
		case 'div':
			break;
		case 'ol':
			$output .= '<ol class="children">' . "\n";
			break;
		case 'ul':
		default:
			$output .= '<ul class="children">' . "\n";
			break;
	}
}