[wp-hackers] Comment Moderation UI limited for the Author
dan at sproutventure.com
Mon Apr 27 16:36:05 GMT 2009
> 1. You want the edit comments page to work normally for other users
> (editors, admins, etc.) and only want the filtered view for authors.
> 2. Since this is (I'm assuming) for a client or someone other than
> yourself, you wouldn't want to hinder their ability to do upgrades in
> the future.
Yep, those requirements are accurate. Especially since we don't want to
modify the WP core "unless we have to".
> A. Altering the final query sql itself with a query filter that
> catches it under the right conditions
I've tried this but found it's not possible to filter on post author
attributed to the comment.
> B. Pluging in a new admin comment management
This is one of the solutions I originally had but it's going to take too
As Jesse mentioned, the hooks aren't quite there for this to be done
easily in a plugin, although I'm guessing a patch to add a hook inside
of _wp_get_comment_list may be accepted since it seems like this type
of thing might be a common useful feature for plugins to be able to
This is the route we may have to go if we can't figure this out via a
plugin. I'm just worried it will take too long to get approved--especially
with 2.8 around the corner.
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