[wp-hackers] Show unapproved comments on custom post type for some users

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Fri Jan 7 10:20:27 UTC 2011

On 6 Jan 2011, at 22:10, Ryan Bilesky wrote:

> Ok so a little background here, I am working on a plugin that registers a
> custom post type.  II am using comments with the custom post type and
> specifically I am using the "unapproved" designation for comments that I
> want to show to a select group of users, say those with the edit_posts
> capability.  Now I want to do this in a way that works with any theme.  I
> have found a way, modifying the comments.php template, to show unapproved
> comments.  What I am looking for is a way to use custom coding for the
> active themes comments.php for my custom post type within my plugin, so use
> is as simple and installing and activating the plugin.  Is there a way I can
> do this?

I wouldn't use the unapproved designation for these comments but rather use a separate extra status to mark them out.

I would then hook into the comment queries and return the comments when appropriate to the theme

Peter Westwood
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