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_wp_dashboard_recent_comments_row() WP 2.7.0

Outputs a row for the Recent Comments widget.

This is an internal function for using it by WP core itself. It's not recommended to use this function in your code.

Hooks from the function
Return

null. Nothing.

Usage

_wp_dashboard_recent_comments_row( $comment, $show_date );
$comment(WP_Comment) (required)
The current comment.
$show_date(true|false)
Whether to display the date.

Notes

  • Global. WP_Comment. $comment Global comment object.

Changelog

Since 2.7.0 Introduced.

Code of _wp_dashboard_recent_comments_row() WP 5.7.1

<?php
function _wp_dashboard_recent_comments_row( &$comment, $show_date = true ) {
	$GLOBALS['comment'] = clone $comment;

	if ( $comment->comment_post_ID > 0 ) {

		$comment_post_title = _draft_or_post_title( $comment->comment_post_ID );
		$comment_post_url   = get_the_permalink( $comment->comment_post_ID );
		$comment_post_link  = "<a href='$comment_post_url'>$comment_post_title</a>";
	} else {
		$comment_post_link = '';
	}

	$actions_string = '';
	if ( current_user_can( 'edit_comment', $comment->comment_ID ) ) {
		// Pre-order it: Approve | Reply | Edit | Spam | Trash.
		$actions = array(
			'approve'   => '',
			'unapprove' => '',
			'reply'     => '',
			'edit'      => '',
			'spam'      => '',
			'trash'     => '',
			'delete'    => '',
			'view'      => '',
		);

		$del_nonce     = esc_html( '_wpnonce=' . wp_create_nonce( "delete-comment_$comment->comment_ID" ) );
		$approve_nonce = esc_html( '_wpnonce=' . wp_create_nonce( "approve-comment_$comment->comment_ID" ) );

		$approve_url   = esc_url( "comment.php?action=approvecomment&p=$comment->comment_post_ID&c=$comment->comment_ID&$approve_nonce" );
		$unapprove_url = esc_url( "comment.php?action=unapprovecomment&p=$comment->comment_post_ID&c=$comment->comment_ID&$approve_nonce" );
		$spam_url      = esc_url( "comment.php?action=spamcomment&p=$comment->comment_post_ID&c=$comment->comment_ID&$del_nonce" );
		$trash_url     = esc_url( "comment.php?action=trashcomment&p=$comment->comment_post_ID&c=$comment->comment_ID&$del_nonce" );
		$delete_url    = esc_url( "comment.php?action=deletecomment&p=$comment->comment_post_ID&c=$comment->comment_ID&$del_nonce" );

		$actions['approve'] = sprintf(
			'<a href="%s" data-wp-lists="%s" class="vim-a aria-button-if-js" aria-label="%s">%s</a>',
			$approve_url,
			"dim:the-comment-list:comment-{$comment->comment_ID}:unapproved:e7e7d3:e7e7d3:new=approved",
			esc_attr__( 'Approve this comment' ),
			__( 'Approve' )
		);

		$actions['unapprove'] = sprintf(
			'<a href="%s" data-wp-lists="%s" class="vim-u aria-button-if-js" aria-label="%s">%s</a>',
			$unapprove_url,
			"dim:the-comment-list:comment-{$comment->comment_ID}:unapproved:e7e7d3:e7e7d3:new=unapproved",
			esc_attr__( 'Unapprove this comment' ),
			__( 'Unapprove' )
		);

		$actions['edit'] = sprintf(
			'<a href="%s" aria-label="%s">%s</a>',
			"comment.php?action=editcomment&amp;c={$comment->comment_ID}",
			esc_attr__( 'Edit this comment' ),
			__( 'Edit' )
		);

		$actions['reply'] = sprintf(
			'<button type="button" onclick="window.commentReply && commentReply.open(\'%s\',\'%s\');" class="vim-r button-link hide-if-no-js" aria-label="%s">%s</button>',
			$comment->comment_ID,
			$comment->comment_post_ID,
			esc_attr__( 'Reply to this comment' ),
			__( 'Reply' )
		);

		$actions['spam'] = sprintf(
			'<a href="%s" data-wp-lists="%s" class="vim-s vim-destructive aria-button-if-js" aria-label="%s">%s</a>',
			$spam_url,
			"delete:the-comment-list:comment-{$comment->comment_ID}::spam=1",
			esc_attr__( 'Mark this comment as spam' ),
			/* translators: "Mark as spam" link. */
			_x( 'Spam', 'verb' )
		);

		if ( ! EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS ) {
			$actions['delete'] = sprintf(
				'<a href="%s" data-wp-lists="%s" class="delete vim-d vim-destructive aria-button-if-js" aria-label="%s">%s</a>',
				$delete_url,
				"delete:the-comment-list:comment-{$comment->comment_ID}::trash=1",
				esc_attr__( 'Delete this comment permanently' ),
				__( 'Delete Permanently' )
			);
		} else {
			$actions['trash'] = sprintf(
				'<a href="%s" data-wp-lists="%s" class="delete vim-d vim-destructive aria-button-if-js" aria-label="%s">%s</a>',
				$trash_url,
				"delete:the-comment-list:comment-{$comment->comment_ID}::trash=1",
				esc_attr__( 'Move this comment to the Trash' ),
				_x( 'Trash', 'verb' )
			);
		}

		$actions['view'] = sprintf(
			'<a class="comment-link" href="%s" aria-label="%s">%s</a>',
			esc_url( get_comment_link( $comment ) ),
			esc_attr__( 'View this comment' ),
			__( 'View' )
		);

		/**
		 * Filters the action links displayed for each comment in the 'Recent Comments'
		 * dashboard widget.
		 *
		 * @since 2.6.0
		 *
		 * @param string[]   $actions An array of comment actions. Default actions include:
		 *                            'Approve', 'Unapprove', 'Edit', 'Reply', 'Spam',
		 *                            'Delete', and 'Trash'.
		 * @param WP_Comment $comment The comment object.
		 */
		$actions = apply_filters( 'comment_row_actions', array_filter( $actions ), $comment );

		$i = 0;

		foreach ( $actions as $action => $link ) {
			++$i;

			if ( ( ( 'approve' === $action || 'unapprove' === $action ) && 2 === $i )
				|| 1 === $i
			) {
				$sep = '';
			} else {
				$sep = ' | ';
			}

			// Reply and quickedit need a hide-if-no-js span.
			if ( 'reply' === $action || 'quickedit' === $action ) {
				$action .= ' hide-if-no-js';
			}

			if ( 'view' === $action && '1' !== $comment->comment_approved ) {
				$action .= ' hidden';
			}

			$actions_string .= "<span class='$action'>$sep$link</span>";
		}
	}
	?>

		<li id="comment-<?php echo $comment->comment_ID; ?>" <?php comment_class( array( 'comment-item', wp_get_comment_status( $comment ) ), $comment ); ?>>

			<?php
			$comment_row_class = '';

			if ( get_option( 'show_avatars' ) ) {
				echo get_avatar( $comment, 50, 'mystery' );
				$comment_row_class .= ' has-avatar';
			}
			?>

			<?php if ( ! $comment->comment_type || 'comment' === $comment->comment_type ) : ?>

			<div class="dashboard-comment-wrap has-row-actions <?php echo $comment_row_class; ?>">
			<p class="comment-meta">
				<?php
				// Comments might not have a post they relate to, e.g. programmatically created ones.
				if ( $comment_post_link ) {
					printf(
						/* translators: 1: Comment author, 2: Post link, 3: Notification if the comment is pending. */
						__( 'From %1$s on %2$s %3$s' ),
						'<cite class="comment-author">' . get_comment_author_link( $comment ) . '</cite>',
						$comment_post_link,
						'<span class="approve">' . __( '[Pending]' ) . '</span>'
					);
				} else {
					printf(
						/* translators: 1: Comment author, 2: Notification if the comment is pending. */
						__( 'From %1$s %2$s' ),
						'<cite class="comment-author">' . get_comment_author_link( $comment ) . '</cite>',
						'<span class="approve">' . __( '[Pending]' ) . '</span>'
					);
				}
				?>
			</p>

				<?php
			else :
				switch ( $comment->comment_type ) {
					case 'pingback':
						$type = __( 'Pingback' );
						break;
					case 'trackback':
						$type = __( 'Trackback' );
						break;
					default:
						$type = ucwords( $comment->comment_type );
				}
				$type = esc_html( $type );
				?>
			<div class="dashboard-comment-wrap has-row-actions">
			<p class="comment-meta">
				<?php
				// Pingbacks, Trackbacks or custom comment types might not have a post they relate to, e.g. programmatically created ones.
				if ( $comment_post_link ) {
					printf(
						/* translators: 1: Type of comment, 2: Post link, 3: Notification if the comment is pending. */
						_x( '%1$s on %2$s %3$s', 'dashboard' ),
						"<strong>$type</strong>",
						$comment_post_link,
						'<span class="approve">' . __( '[Pending]' ) . '</span>'
					);
				} else {
					printf(
						/* translators: 1: Type of comment, 2: Notification if the comment is pending. */
						_x( '%1$s %2$s', 'dashboard' ),
						"<strong>$type</strong>",
						'<span class="approve">' . __( '[Pending]' ) . '</span>'
					);
				}
				?>
			</p>
			<p class="comment-author"><?php comment_author_link( $comment ); ?></p>

			<?php endif; // comment_type ?>
			<blockquote><p><?php comment_excerpt( $comment ); ?></p></blockquote>
			<?php if ( $actions_string ) : ?>
			<p class="row-actions"><?php echo $actions_string; ?></p>
			<?php endif; ?>
			</div>
		</li>
	<?php
	$GLOBALS['comment'] = null;
}