get_comment_text()WP 1.5.0

Retrieve the text of the current comment.

Used By: comment_text()
1 time — 0.000284 sec (fast) | 50000 times — 0.58 sec (very fast)
Hooks from the function

Return

String. The comment content.

Usage

get_comment_text( $comment_id, $args );
$comment_id(int|WP_Comment)
WP_Comment or ID of the comment for which to get the text.
Default: current comment
$args(array)
An array of arguments.
Default: empty array

Examples

7

#1 Change comment texts of specific comments

To do this use the hook get_comment_text.

/**
 * For comments with ID 723 or 15
 */
add_filter( 'get_comment_text', 'change_org_comment', 10, 2 );

function change_org_comment( $text_content, WP_Comment $com ) {

	if ( ! is_admin() && in_array( $com->comment_ID, [ 723, 15 ] ) ) {
		$text_content = 'You\'ve Just Been Erased!';
	}

	return $text_content;
}
0

#2 Get the text of the commentary

$comm_id = 2021;
$text = get_comment_text( $comm_id );

echo $text;

Notes

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.
Since 4.4.0 Added the ability for $comment_id to also accept a WP_Comment object.
Since 5.4.0 Added 'In reply to %s.' prefix to child comments in comments feed.

get_comment_text() code WP 6.6

function get_comment_text( $comment_id = 0, $args = array() ) {
	$comment = get_comment( $comment_id );

	$comment_text = $comment->comment_content;

	if ( is_comment_feed() && $comment->comment_parent ) {
		$parent = get_comment( $comment->comment_parent );
		if ( $parent ) {
			$parent_link = esc_url( get_comment_link( $parent ) );
			$name        = get_comment_author( $parent );

			$comment_text = sprintf(
				/* translators: %s: Comment link. */
				ent2ncr( __( 'In reply to %s.' ) ),
				'<a href="' . $parent_link . '">' . $name . '</a>'
			) . "\n\n" . $comment_text;
		}
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the text of a comment.
	 *
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 *
	 * @see Walker_Comment::comment()
	 *
	 * @param string     $comment_text Text of the comment.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment      The comment object.
	 * @param array      $args         An array of arguments.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_comment_text', $comment_text, $comment, $args );
}