comment_text()WP 0.71

Display the text of the current comment.

Hooks from the function


null. Nothing.


comment_text( $comment_ID, $args );
WP_Comment or ID of the comment for which to print the text.
Default: current comment
An array of arguments.
Default: empty array



#1 Demo

Display the text of the comment with the name of the comment author in the LI list

	Comment: <?php comment_author(); ?>:<br />
	<?php comment_text(); ?>



Since 0.71 Introduced.
Since 4.4.0 Added the ability for $comment_ID to also accept a WP_Comment object.

comment_text() code WP 6.1.1

function comment_text( $comment_ID = 0, $args = array() ) {
	$comment = get_comment( $comment_ID );

	$comment_text = get_comment_text( $comment, $args );
	 * Filters the text of a comment to be displayed.
	 * @since 1.2.0
	 * @see Walker_Comment::comment()
	 * @param string          $comment_text Text of the current comment.
	 * @param WP_Comment|null $comment      The comment object. Null if not found.
	 * @param array           $args         An array of arguments.
	echo apply_filters( 'comment_text', $comment_text, $comment, $args );