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

Ryan Bilesky rbilesky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 15:06:49 UTC 2011

Ok also I know that a theme can specify a callback function to format
comment output, is there a way to do this via a plugin, these comments that
are being displayed only to some users I want to apply custom styling to
them if possible to make them stand out.

On Jan 7, 2011 2:20 AM, "Peter Westwood" <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk> wrote:
> 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
>> is as simple and installing and activating the plugin. Is there a way I
>> 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
> Cheers
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