get_comment_type()WP 1.5.0

Retrieve the comment type of the current comment.

Used By: comment_type()
1 time — 0.000483 sec (fast) | 50000 times — 0.13 sec (very fast) | PHP 7.0.32, WP 5.1
Hooks from the function

Return

String. The comment type.

Usage

get_comment_type( $comment_id );
$comment_id(int|WP_Comment)
WP_Comment or ID of the comment for which to get the type.
Default: current comment

Examples

0

#1 Get the type of the comment

echo get_comment_type( 123 ); //> comment

echo get_comment_type( 125 ); //> trackback

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.
Since 4.4.0 Added the ability for $comment_id to also accept a WP_Comment object.

get_comment_type() code WP 6.5.2

function get_comment_type( $comment_id = 0 ) {
	$comment = get_comment( $comment_id );

	if ( '' === $comment->comment_type ) {
		$comment->comment_type = 'comment';
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the returned comment type.
	 *
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 * @since 4.1.0 The `$comment_id` and `$comment` parameters were added.
	 *
	 * @param string     $comment_type The type of comment, such as 'comment', 'pingback', or 'trackback'.
	 * @param string     $comment_id   The comment ID as a numeric string.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment      The comment object.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_comment_type', $comment->comment_type, $comment->comment_ID, $comment );
}