get_comment_ID()WP 1.5.0

Retrieve the comment id of the current comment.

Used By: comment_ID()
Hooks from the function

Return

String. The comment ID as a numeric string.

Usage

get_comment_ID() // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidFunctionName.FunctionNameInvalid;

Examples

0

#1 Output a link with an anchor to a comment

The text of which will be the commenter's name. The code should be used in the comment loop:

<div id="comment-<?php echo get_comment_ID() ?>">
	Comment by <?php comment_author() ?>: 
</div>
<div class="comment-text"><?php comment_text() ?></div>

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.

Code of get_comment_ID() WP 6.0.1

function get_comment_ID() { // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidFunctionName.FunctionNameInvalid
	$comment    = get_comment();
	$comment_ID = ! empty( $comment->comment_ID ) ? $comment->comment_ID : '0';

	/**
	 * Filters the returned comment ID.
	 *
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 * @since 4.1.0 The `$comment` parameter was added.
	 *
	 * @param string     $comment_ID The current comment ID as a numeric string.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment    The comment object.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_comment_ID', $comment_ID, $comment );  // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidHookName.NotLowercase
}