Comments wpDiscuz Plugin

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Contributors: gVectors Team
Tags: comment, comments, ajax comments, custom comment form, custom comment field
Requires at least: 4.4
Tested up to: 5.3
Stable tag: 5.3.5
Requires PHP: 5.4 and higher
License: GPLv2 or later
License URI:

AJAX powered realtime comments. Designed to extend WordPress native comments. Custom comment forms and fields. Making comments has never been so awesome!

== Description ==

AJAX realtime comment system with custom comment form and fields. Designed to supercharge Wordpress native comments. Super fast and responsive with dozens features. This is the best Disqus alternative, if you want to keep your comments in your database. wpDiscuz also the best alternative to Livefyre, Jetpack and Facebook comments. Making comments has never been so awesome!
Comments - wpDiscuz is Multisite and RTL ready!

* Support Forum: [](
* wpDiscuz Demo: [](
* wpDiscuz GDPR: [](
* wpDiscuz Addons: [](
* wpDiscuz Addons Bundle: [](
* wpDiscuz Documentation: [](

Integration with User Profile Plugins - Please read the [Integrations] Tab in wpDiscuz Settings admin page

* BuddyPress - Avatar, Profile page
* Users Ultra - Avatar, Profile page
* Ultimate Member - Avatar, Profile page
* UserPro - Avatar, Badges, Profile page

Integration with AntiSpam plugins

* Akismet
* WordPress Zero Spam
* WPBruiser {no-Captcha anti-Spam}

= Comments - wpDiscuz Features: =

* Brings fastest commenting experience (boosted core).
* Adds interactive comment box on posts and other content types
* Commenting can be allowed/disallowed on posts and other content types
* Responsive comments form and comment threads design
* Clean, simple and easy user interface and user experience
* Live update of new comments with notifier buttons
* Comment list sorting by newest, oldest and most voted comments
* Anonymous comments ( name and email can be set as not required )
* Full integration with Social Network Login plugins (Facebook, Twitter...)
* Multi-level (nested) comment threads, with maximum levels depth setting option
* Allows to create a new discussion thread and reply to existing comment
* Ajax button "Load More Comments" instead of simple comments pagination
* Lazy load wpDiscuz comments on scrolling
* Different comment date formats, reflects Wordpress date format settings
* Logged in users and guests can edit their comments (time-frame can be limited by admin)
* Automatic URLs to link conversion in comment texts
* Automatic image source URLs to image (HTML) conversion in comment texts
* Long comment text breaking function ("Read more" button)
* Multiple line-breaks (limited by Wordpress comment filter)
* Comment author notification options with special checkboxes on comment form
* Subscription activation via additional "Confirm Subscription" email
* Integration with Postmatic for subscriptions and commenting by email
* Ability to add comment system on attachment pages if it's allowed by Wordpress
* Fast and easy comment form with ajax validation and data submitting
* Fully integrated and compatible with Wordpress
* Uses Wordpress Comment system with all managing functions and features
* Secure and Anti-Spam features will not allow spammers to comment
* Comment voting with positive and negative result
* Smart voting system with tracking by logged-in user and cookies
* Post sharing options: Facebook, Twitter and Google+
* Quick Tags on comment form textarea
* Custom Comment Forms with custom fields
* Rating shortcode for posts via comment custom field [wpdrating] with a lot of attributes
* Option to overwrite comment template and style
* Highlighting new comments since last visit with different background
* Notification to comment author when comment was approved
* Display only parent comments with view replies (x) button
* Control commenters by roles (allow/restrict access to website comment area)
* Option to load all comments on first page load
* Built-in Gravatar caching
* Sticky Comments
* Closed Comments Threads (disable replies)
* Subscribe to User / User Follow

= Add-ons =

* | [wpDiscuz - Bundle](
* | [wpDiscuz - Emoticons](
* | [wpDiscuz - Media Uploader](
* | [wpDiscuz - Comment Author Info](
* | [wpDiscuz - Google ReCaptcha](
* | [wpDiscuz - myCRED Integration](
* | [wpDiscuz - Widgets](
* | [wpDiscuz - Front-end Moderation](
* | [wpDiscuz - Subscription Manager](
* | [wpDiscuz - Comment Search](
* | [wpDiscuz - Comment Translation](
* | [wpDiscuz - Comment Report and Flagging](
* | [wpDiscuz - Ads Manager](
* | [wpDiscuz - User & Comment Mentioning](
* | [wpDiscuz - Advanced Likers](
* | [wpDiscuz - Comments Censure](
* | [wpDiscuz - Online Users](
* | [wpDiscuz - Private Comments](

This comment system is also available for WooCommerce, Plugin name is WooDiscuz – WooCommerce Comments:

== Installation ==

= Note =

IMPORTANT: If you have a Cache Plugin, please delete all caches after wpDiscuz update.

= Installation =

1. Upload plugin folder to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory,
2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.

After installing and activating the plugin, click on **Comments** menu item in the left sidebar in your website admin panel.

== Frequently Asked Questions ==


* If you have a Cache Plugin, please delete all caches after wpDiscuz update.
* If wpDiscuz comment form is missing please read this support topic:
* wpDiscuz comment form is missing

= Comments - wpDiscuz Settings =

Basic configuration suits for most of cases, but if you want to configure **Comments - wpDiscuz** deeper, click on **» Settings** sub menu item which is under **Comments** menu item and change the settings as you want.

= Comments - wpDiscuz Phrases =

**Comments - wpDiscuz** has phrases for frontend, for those who want customize texts and messages without using .po/.mo files, but still you can use .po/.mo translation files with combination of **Comments - wpDiscuz** phrases. You just need to enable "Use Plugin .PO/.MO files" setting in **Comments - wpDiscuz** **» Settings** page

= Comments - wpDiscuz Documentation =

Here you can find more detailed answers for your questions -

= Support Forum =

For more deeper support please visit our **Support Forum**

= Does this plugin fully replace the current comment system? =

Yes! **Comments - wpDiscuz** changes default comment system to a new interactive system.

= What will happen to old comments? =

Nothing will be lost! **Comments - wpDiscuz** will show all old comments.

= Where comments are stored? =

**Comments - wpDiscuz** uses the default WordPress comment storage system, all comments are on your database and all comments are manageable in Dashboard > Comments admin page.

= Will my comments be lost if I install this plugin, and then remove it? =

**Comments - wpDiscuz** doesn't affect any data. You can install and uninstall whenever you want without any worries.

== Screenshots ==

1. wpDiscuz Comments - Default Style | Screenshot #1
2. wpDiscuz Comments - Dark Style | Screenshot #2
3. wpDiscuz Comments - Reply Form | Screenshot #3
4. wpDiscuz Comments - Sticky Comment | Screenshot #4
5. Custom comment form and submitted comment with custom fields and rating | Screenshot #5
6. Custom comment form creator user interface | Screenshot #6
7. wpDiscuz Settings | Screenshot #7

== Changelog ==

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.3.5 =

* Fixed Bug: Conflict with uBlock Origin.

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.3.4 =

* Fixed Bug: Comment Subscription bar agreement label content issue.

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.3.3 =

* Code Optimization (sanitization, filtering)

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.3.2 =

* Updated: WordPress 5.1 Compatibility
* Fixed Bug: Problems with session_start() function.


- Please delete all caches and press CTRL+F5 on website front-end after updating wpDiscuz

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.3.1 =

* Fixed Bug: Hard dependency of comment author name on email.

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.3.0 =

* Boosted: Another large change in core to make it twice faster than before. Finally wpDiscuz becomes many times faster than the native WordPress comment system.
* Adapted: Performs dozens and hundreds of thousands comments with ten levels of nesting without any issue.
* Added: New post_id attribute for [wpdrating] shortcode
* Added: Invisible antispam protection on subscribe form
* Added: Option to disable cookies collected for last visit information
* Added: Classes on custom field parent elements for CSS devs
* Added: Option to load scripts in footer
* Changed: Pagination issues
* Changed: Copy comment url to clipboard
* Changed: code optimization
* Changed: Display custom fields in admin comments list even if display on comment option is disabled
* Fixed Bug: Invisible antispam protection key issue
* Fixed Bug: Get single comment issue when parent is trashed
* Fixed Bug: Twitter link issue after editing comment
* Fixed Bug: Issue on editing more than 1 comment
* Fixed Bug: Agreement checkbox on subscribe form is by default unchecked now


- Please delete all caches and press CTRL+F5 on website front-end after updating wpDiscuz
- wpDiscuz uses FontAwesome version 5. If you have created custom comment fields with custom icons, please edit and update with new version icons.
- Please update all addons once the wpDiscuz is updated to 5 version. Old addons are not compatible with wpDiscuz 5.
- If you have customized wpDiscuz CSS or comment walker php file in WordPress theme folder please remove those. wpDiscuz 5.x.x versions don't support old template files.
- If you have JetPack installed please deactivate Jetpack comments, it affects wpDiscuz
- If you have a Cache Plugin, please delete all caches after wpDiscuz update.
- If you use CDN and found some issue please purge it.
- If your server PHP version is lower than 5.4, [please change it to higher](

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.2.2 =

* Added: Asterisk in required fields placeholder
* Added: Hide "Notify of new replies to this comment" button when email field is not required and not filled
* Optimized: Avoiding CPU and Memory overloading on very busy websites
* Fixed Bug: Child count of sticky comments when only parent comments are enabled to load
* Fixed Bug: Comment position issue if there is a sticky
* Fixed Bug: Reloading page after deleting comments

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.2.0 / v5.2.1 =

* Fixed Bug: Comment replies not displaying
* Boosted: Revolutionary changes in core made for rocket speed.
* Boosted: Database queries with custom AJAX processor (disabled by default)
* Fixed Bug: Guests commenting issue
* Fixed Bug: Avatar displaying issue
* Fixed Bug: Comment editing issue for high level of users
* Fixed Bug: Issue with Rating custom comment field

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.1.6 / v5.1.7 =

* Added: More speed based on custom AJAX processor (30% faster).
* Added: Option to enable/disable WP native ajax processor (admin-ajax.php)
* Added: Remembers comment ordering type you've selected on your last visit.
* Added: Allows post authors to post comments in closed comment threads.
* Added: New shortcodes for email notification templates.
* Added: Unapproved comments are now editable for comment authors (owners).
* Added: Ignore subscriptions with email addresses.
* Fixed: Bug: Media uploader addon attached images are not displaying:
- on single comment load via ajax
- on most reacted comment thread
- on hottest comment thread
* Fixed Bug: CSS issue on subscription success action
* Fixed Bug: Hide comment subscription bar if commenting is closed.
* Fixed Bug: Facebook login issues
* Fixed Bug: Problem with Hide Header Text option
* Fixed Bug: Guests commenting issue
* Fixed Bug: Avatar displaying issue

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.1.5 =

* Added: Option to hide/show Stick comment button
* Added: Option to hide/show Close comment button
* Added: Option to disable Drop Animation on comment form and subscription bar
* Fixed bug: Follow users table not created on <= MySQL 5.5 versions
* Fixed bug: Edit comments issue

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.1.4 =

* Fixed bug : Fatal error on update
* Fixed bug : Follow icon is visible for non logged in users

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.1.3 =

* Added: Subscribe to User / User Follow
* Added: User Follow email configuration
* Added: New HTML field type in comment form builder
* Added: Facebook OAuth2 login type
* Added: Privacy agreement checkbox for comment subscription bar
* Added: Subscription email body editing with rich editor
* Added: Content deleting request via email in more secure way
* Fixed bug: Comment form statistic data caching optimization
* Fixed bug: Change subscription email when profile email is updated
* Fixed bug: Don't display unapproved comments by direct comment link
* Fixed bug: Date field validation

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.1.2 =

* Fixed Bug : Quotes in emails
* Fixed Bug : Problems with hashing user IP addresses
* Fixed Bug : Comment styling issues after editing
* Fixed Bug : Social login issue
* Fixed Bug : Cookies Consent checkbox

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.1.1 =

Please follow to this instruction to create an agreement checkbox for GDPR compliance:

Please follow to this instruction to create a Cookies Consent checkbox:

* Added: Cookies Consent checkbox (custom field in comment form)
* Added: Option to display "Please login to comment" on comment form
* Added: Redirect back to comment area after social login
* Added: Vote ips hashing via ajax from tools page
* Added: Tool to hash voter IP addresses in database (Comments > Tools > Other)
* Fixed Bug: Gravatar caching problem
* Fixed Bug: VK social login issue
* Fixed Bug: Empty space under the footer area
* Fixed Bug: Issue with active rating stars color
* Fixed Bug: Update process overloads MySQL server on websites with a large database

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.1.0 =

* Added: [Documentation -beta-](
* Added: Comment GDPR | New Custom Field - Agreement checkbox
* Added: Comment GDPR | Pre-authorization social login agreement
* Added: Comment GDPR | Individual and bulk comment deleting features
* Added: Comment GDPR | Individual and bulk cancel subscription features
* Added: Comment GDPR | Button [Delete Cookies] for guests
* Added: Comment GDPR | Doesn't save IP for comment votes and likes
* Added: Comment GDPR | [Documentation](
* Added: Comment Form | Redesigned
* Added: Comment Form | My Content and Settings button
* Added: Comment Form | Discussion statistic (threads, replies, followers)
* Added: Comment Form | Button - Most reacted comment
* Added: Comment Form | Button - Hottest comment thread
* Added: Comment Form | Recent comment author avatars
* Added: Social Login | built-in social login buttons
* Added: Social Login | Social Login/Share admin Tab (in Comments > Settings)
* Added: Social Login | Facebook, Twitter, Google plus, VK and OK
* Fixed Bug: MyISAM engine type not supported
* Fixed Bug: Wrong user mentioning in email notification
* Fixed Bug: Undefined index on stick/unstick and close/open actions
* Fixed Bug: Many small bugs

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.0.7 =

* Updated: Ultimate Member 2 integration code
* Changed: JS code optimization to prevent json parse errors
* Fixed Bug : Refresh CAPTCHA link jumps on top of site

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.0.6 =

* Fixed Bug: "+" symbol in Comment Author Names
* Fixed Bug: Problem with "Most voted" comment sorting
* Fixed Bug: Spam protection issue on hosting with hard caching
* Fixed Bug: Option to insert Antispam key (CAPTCHA Alternative)

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.0.5 =

* Added: Shortcodes for Notification Emails Subject
* Added: Tool to import subscriptions from "Subscribe To Comments Reloaded" plugin
* Added: Filter hook to change trackback avatar image `wpdiscuz_avatar_trackback`,
* Added: Action hook for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) checkbox `wpdiscuz_submit_button_before`,
* Added: Filter hook to manage user labels `wpdiscuz_user_label`
* Changed: Export / Import wpDiscuz Options using .txt file
* Fixed Bug: Gravatar cache issue when passed variable is object
* Fixed Bug: Delete Gravatar cache problem on "cron job" mode.

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.0.3 / v5.0.4 =

* Added : Font-Awesome lib is updated to version 5
* Added : Option to set child comments order.
* Added : New hooks after sending notification email
- do_action('wpdiscuz_notify_post_subscribers', $postId, $commentId, $subscriberUserId, $subscriberEmail);
- do_action('wpdiscuz_notify_all_comment_subscribers', $postId, $newCommentId, $subscriberUserId, $subscriberEmail);
- do_action('wpdiscuz_notify_comment_subscribers', $parentCommentId, $newCommentId, $subscriberUserId, $subscriberEmail);
* Added : Shortcodes in Emails (Comments > Phrases > Emails)
* Added : New hook for gravatar size - apply_filters('wpdiscuz_gravatar_size', 64);
* Changed: CAPTCHA directory in wp-content/uploads folder to avoid permission issues

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.0.2 =

* Added : Closed Comments
* Added : Button to set comment thread closed (disable replies).
* Fixed Bug : Comment text size option doesn't work
* Fixed Bug : Notify of replies to this comment checked by default
* Fixed Bug : Error message "Undefined variables if comments are closed"
* Fixed Bug : Comment edit permission issue
* Fixed Bug : Comment edit timeout (time frame limit doesn't affect admins, editors)
* Fixed Bug : Gravatar caching issue
* Fixed Bug : Gravatar HTTPS protocol compatibility

= Comments - wpDiscuz v5.0.0 / v5.0.1 =

* Added : New Look and Feel
* Added : Redesigned Comment List and Comment Form
* Added : Better responsive design
* Added : Default and Dark styles (Settings > Styling admin page)
* Added : Admin settings and options page is redesigned, re-grouped.
* Added : Sticky comment threads
* Added : New filter to see sticky comments in backend
* Added : Option to change voting buttons (arrows, likes, +/- and smiles)
* Added : Option to hide comment date
* Changed : Loading bar new style
* Changed : Hide loading bar on live update requests
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz Private Comments](
* Fixed Bug : "+" symbol in comment author name
* Fixed Bug : Issues on Microsoft Edge browser
* Fixed Bug : Missing Reply button on some comments
* Fixed Bug : View/Hide replies translation issue
* Fixed Bug : WP User Avatar plugin conflict
* Fixed Bug : Replies are not showing after page refresh
* Fixed Bug : Changing global "wpDiscuz" variable name to "wpdiscuz" to avoid errors in wpDiscuz Addons

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.1.4 =

* Changed : Loadin bar style
* Fixed Bug : Avatars caching table creation issue

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.1.3 =

* Added : Built-in Gravatar caching
* Fixed Bug : Dismiss button doesn't work for Dashboard Notification.

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.1.2 =

* Added : Display only parent comments with view replies (x) button. This increases page loading speed and keeps pages light. If visitor wants to read replies he/she just clicks on [view replies (x) ] button located on each parent comment.
* Added : Now you can control commenters by roles. You can allow/restrict access to website comment area to certain user roles.
* Added : New option "Load all comments" on first page load
* Fixed Bug : Incorrect phrases

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.1.1 =

* Added : Option to enable first comments loading before scroll position is on comment box

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.1.0 =

* Speed: v4.1 comes with new acelerated engine, it's twice faster than older versions
* Added: Lazy load improvement, loads comments once scroll position is on comment box
* Added: With wpDiscuz v4.1 guest are also allowed to edit own comments
* Added: Highlights new comments since user last visit.
* Fixed Bug: Issues with live update function
* Fixed Bug: Style issue on RTL pages if avatars are disabled
* Fixed Bug: Lazy load doesn't work if scrollbar at the bottom of page after page loading

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.15 =

* Now wpDiscuz requires at least WordPress 4.4 version
* Added Option : Send notification to comment author when comment was approved
* Added Phrase : Comment approved notification email subject
* Added Phrase : Comment approved notification email message
* Added Phrase : Top bar subscription submit button
* Fixed Bug : Comment showing only after page refresh

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.14 =

* Fixed Bug: Use backslash symbol in comment textarea: '\'
* Fixed Bug: Loose custom field data on comment editing

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.13 =

Fixed Bug: CSS changes and Style issues

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.12 =

* Fixed Bug: Facebook share button conflict with Social Login buttons
* Fixed Bug: Problem with Twitter share button
* Fixed Bug: Unable to change some options in custom fields (phone number, etc...)

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.11 =

* Fixed Bug: Parse error: syntax error on some servers

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.10 =

* Fixed Bug: captcha setting reseted on update

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.9 =

* Fixed Bug: Subscription doesn't work when commenting from dashboard
* Fixed Bug: Wrong subscription confirmation link on second comment subscription
* Fixed Bug: Comments sorting problem if comment sorting type is set "older".
* Fixed Bug: Design issue with phrase tabs.

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.8 =

* Changed: Keep displaying comments under moderation for comment author (doesn't hide after refreshing page)
* Fixed Bug: Comment editing issue when wpDiscuz Comment Search addon is activated
* Fixed Bug: Undefined variable notice in comment form
* Wordpress 4.8 compatibility

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.7 =

[Release Summary](

* Added: Shortcode for Post Rating `[wpdrating]`
* Added: Option to display Post Rating on Top/Bottom and with Shortcode
* Added: Advanced options to Comment Form Custom Fields to change custom field key
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz - Comment Author Info](
* Fixed Bug: Update post total rating when comment is deleted
* Fixed Bug: Server Error 500 on new comment submit
* Fixed Bug: jQuery.cookie.js/jQuery.cookie.min.js scripts fail to load
* Fixed Bug: Custom Field displaying order

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.6 =

* Fixed Bug: HTML filtering
* Changed: Removing "img" quicktag

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.5 =

* Added: Spoiler quicktag and Spoiler in comment content
* Fixed Bug: manage non-https source URLs in comment content
* Fixed Bug: Image quicktag doesn't wok for guest commenting
* Fixed Bug: Incorrect HTML filtering in comment form top hook

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.4 =

* Changed: wpDiscuz Tip messages only left in wpDiscuz admin page.
* Changed: One click permanent dismiss of all Tips messages (no need for each one).
* Added: CSS to display post rating sections horizontal
* Added: Disable Profiles URL option in case you have profile URL conflict with other plugins
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz - Subscription Manager](
* Fixed Bug: Pending comments now appearing for Frontend Moderation addon, during live update(admins and editors).

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.3 =

* Added: Option to enable wpDiscuz on home page.
* Added: Supports network activation in WordPress MultiSites
* Fixed Bug: Comment template and style overwriting problem in child theme folder.
* Fixed Bug: Missing Frontend Moderation button on replies (the addon is also updated).
* Fixed Bug: Error output in dynamic CSS file
* Security: Proper data filtering

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.2 =

* Fixed Bug: Translation Issues
* Fixed Bug: Error open_basedir restriction in admin menu
* Fixed Bug: Comment field validation issue, no message on Mac and iPhone
* Fixed Bug: Submit button stopped working after update

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.1 =

* Fixed Bug: Unable to disable comment author labels
* Fixed Bug: Twitter share button wrong title
* Fixed Bug: PHP Fatal error - conflict with WPBruiser no-Captcha anti-Spam plugin
* Fixed Bug: Missing arguments for this function: "renderAdminCommentMetaHtml()"

= Comments - wpDiscuz v4.0.0 =

* Comment Template: New, modern and clean comment list layout and design
* Comment Template: [Comment template and style overwriting option]( Allows to create custom comment layout and style using copy of wpDiscuz comment template and style.css in WordPress active theme folder.
* Added: Supports PHP7
* Added: Custom Comment Forms with Custom Fields
* Added: Drag and Drop Custom comment form builder
* Added: Custom Fields - Text, Number, URL, Date, Color, Text Area, Single Choice (radio), Multiple Choice (checkbox), Select/Dropdown, Rating.
* Added: Comment form icons based on Font-Awesome.
* Added: Custom comment form fields validation and tooltip description
* Added: Full width and two column comment form layout
* Added: Custom field information on submitted comment (option to disable/hide certain field on comment)
* Added: Option to have different comment forms on different languages
* Added: Option to have different comment forms for different post types
* Added: Comment rating system, rating counter and total rating information for each post based on comments rating
* Added: Dutch (nl_NL) translation, thanks to R.H.J. Roelofsen (DreamDesign Solutions)
* Added: Chinese (zh_CN) translation, thanks to Tim Liu 刘挺
* Added: Arabic (ar_AR) translation , thanks to Ibrahim
* Fixed Bug: Tooltip problem
* Fixed Bug: Jumping to website top when mouse hovers like/dislike buttons
* Fixed Bug: Missing like/dislike buttons
* Fixed Bug: Facebook sharing problem (added an option to set Facebook API key)
* Fixed Bug: Image alt attribute
* Fixed Bug: Lots of minor bugs
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz - Ads Manager](
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz - User & Comment Mentioning](
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz - Advanced Likers](

= 3.2.8 =

* Added: Compatible with WordPress 4.5
* Added: New Like/Dislike view. Option to set separate or total voting statistic mode.
* Added: Tools - Export / import options
* Added: integration with [WPBruiser no-Captcha anti-Spam]( plugin
* Added: Option to disable guests subscription confirmation
* Added: Option to disable wpDiscuz font-awsome
* Changed: Plugin text domain hook
* Changed: Deprecated function get_currentuserinfo() to wp_get_current_user()
* Fixed Bug: CSS Issues
* Fixed Bug: RTL Issues
* New Addons: Comment Report and Flagging, Comment Translation
* Added: Armenian (hy) translation, thanks to Taron Antonyan

= 3.2.7 =

* Added: Basic Comment Quicktags (using WordPress quicktags plugin)
* Added: Option to change Anonymous commenter name
* Added: Option to turn on/off image URL to image HTML conversion
* Added: Changed image icons to Font-Awesome versions
* Fixed Bug: Specific avatar and no-label for Trackbacks and Pingbacks
* Fixed Bug: Alt attribute for all icons, images and avatars
* Fixed Bug: No more vulnerability: #1961704.
* Fixed Bug: JavaScript error "undefined index isShowSubscribeWrapper"
* Fixed Bug: Super Socializer setting page error (You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page).
* Fixed Bug: Single comment tree by anchor issue
* New Addons: Widgets, Search, Front-end Moderation.

= 3.2.6 =

* Added: Text character countdown if the max limit is set by admin
* Added: Option to on/off certain notification types in subscription bar
* Added: Option to enable "new reply to my comment notifications" by default
* Added: Front-end Hungarian (hu_HU) translation, thanks to Balazs E. Pataki
* Fixed Bug: Back-slashing issue with apostrophes and quotes
* Fixed Bug: Small bugs with live update
* Fixed Bug: Problems with Lazy load on some servers
* Fixed Bug: Lost "Notify of new replies to this comment" subscription option
* Fixed Bug: Solution to avoid ultimate member upload avatar issue
* Fixed Bug: On some cases Read More function was not working after [Load More]
* Fixed Bug: Ultimate member avatar issue after deleting account
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz - Emoticons](
* New Addon: [wpDiscuz - Media Uploader](

= 3.2.5 =

* Fixed Bug: ERROR: Invalid field entry
* Fixed Bug: ERROR: Some fields are missing
* Fixed Bug: Message: Please fill out required fields


- This update is only for wpDiscuz users who have these errors
- This release does not require CDN Purging, you only need to delete page cache after update.

= 3.2.4 =

* Fixed Bug: Guest comment form warning message - Cannot modify header information - headers already sent...

= 3.2.3 =

* Fixed Bug: Unable to post a comment as guest on some servers
* Fixed Bug: Post comment button doesn't work on some servers

= 3.2.2 =

* Added: Comment section reflects post password protection
* Added: Changing CAPTCHA generation type to "session" if temp directory is not writable
* Fixed Bug: Multiple voting issue on Google Chrome
* Fixed Bug: Comment author label issue with multiple user roles
* Fixed Bug: CAPTCHA image display issue on first load
* Fixed Bug: Form layout issue when avatars are disabled
* Fixed Bug: Incorrect comment escaping/slashing on some servers


- If you have JetPack installed please deactivate Jetpack comments, it affects wpDiscuz
- If you have a Cache Plugin and CDN, please delete all caches and purge CDN after wpDiscuz update.

= 3.2.1 =

* Fixed Bug: Notice Error Message - wp_register_script was called incorrectly.
* Fixed Bug: Comment author Display Name issue
* Fixed Bug: Anonymous commenter details
* Fixed Bug: RTL issues
* Fixed Bug: Form CSS issue
* Added: New Addon/Feature notifier.

= 3.2.0 =

* Added: Simple CAPTCHA generation and storage types (file system or sessions)
* Added: Guest commenter username control (max/min length)
* Added: Uses guest email to detect registered account (Sometimes registered users comment as guest using the same email address. wpDiscuz can detect the account role using guest email and display commenter label correctly.)
* Added: Addon system for wpDiscuz extension.
* Added: Better symmetric and responsive comment form. However please note, this change doesn't have any relation to the new wpDiscuz UI/UX. It'll available next month.
* Added: German (de_DE) translation, thanks to Richard Rein
* Updated: Polish (pl_PL) translation, thanks to Radosław Rak
* Changed: Anonymous user emails and filled comment form
* Security: Prevented possible Reflected XSS found on wpDiscuz 3.1.4. Thanks to Kacper Szurek
* Fixed Bug: Incorrect comment escaping/slashing
* Fixed Bug: CSS issues related to hard clear both attribute
* Optimized:
* CAPTCHA reloader icon: 352 > 208 Bytes
* Comment individual link icon: 1,184 > 132 Bytes
* Vote up icon: 2,974 > 255 Bytes
* Vote down icon: 2,986 > 253 Bytes

= 3.1.4 =

* Fixed Bug: Default comment sorting

= 3.1.3 =

* Added: Option to keep guest commenter credentials in browser for x days
* Set this option value -1 to make it unlimit.
* Set this option value 0 to clear those data when user closes browser.
* Fixed Bug: CSS Issues


- If you have Jetpack installed please deactivate Jetpack comments, it affects wpDiscuz
- If you have a Cache Plugin and CDN, please delete all caches and purge CDN after wpDiscuz update.

= 3.1.2 =

* Fixed Bug: CAPTCHA issue on some hosting services and with some secure plugins
* Updated: Polish (pl_PL) translation, thanks to Radosław Rak

= 3.1.1 =

* Fixed Bug: Conflict with Woocommerce

= 3.1.0 =

* Accelerated: Better WordPress comments cache compatibility
* Added: Finally we make wpDiscuz compatible from 3.8.0 Wordpress version
* Added: Comment front-end editing for all user roles (+ admin, editor, author)
* Fixed Bug: Show/Hide replies button disappearing when clicking on sorting buttons
* Fixed Bug: Problem with "Guest" phrase
* Fixed Bug: Comments HTML content conflict with Read more function
* Fixed Bug: Small bugs with live update
* Fixed Bug: Load rest of comments issue
* Fixed Bug: Editable subscription phrase for Postmatic
* Fixed Bug: Sorting issue by most voted comments when nested comments are disabled

= 3.0.9 =

* Fixed Bug: Warning: Could not find/open font in class.WpdiscuzHelper.php on line 524
* Fixed Bug: MySQL error - You have an error in your SQL syntax...

= 3.0.8 =

* Boosted: Super high performance with reduced number of SQL queries. Instead of 2000 SQLs for 1000 comments wpDiscuz 3.0.8 only executes 39 SQLs.
* Added: Individual phrases for each user role (displayed in comment label)
* Added: Comment link ( displays comment thread
* Fixed Bug: Issue with administrator label
* Fixed Bug: Error: No such file or directory in .../class.WpdiscuzHelper.php on line 610
* Fixed Bug: Losing "Read more" dots after click.

= 3.0.7 =

* Added: Long comment text breaking function with "Read more" link
* Added: Option to set maximum number of comment text words before breaking.
* Added: Turkish (tr_TR) translation, thanks to Enes Emen
* Optimized: some core functions and reduced database requests (SQL queries)
* Accelerated: new and faster function to recursively get comments (1.5s faster for 100 comments)
* Fixed Bug: problems related to comment edit/save functions

= 3.0.6 =

Please update to 3.0.6, there was some incomplete aspects in 3.0.5
Also, in 3.0.6 fixed wpdiscuz_after_label hooking script
* Fixed Bug: Catchable Fetal Error with class.WipidiscuzTemplateBuilder.php on line 130

= 3.0.5 =

* Added: Filter hook to allow display MyCred badges under comment author avatar
- please read this topic:

* Added: Option to hide/show comment link icon
* Added: More secure CAPTCHA, two level protection (image and key validation)
* Added: Option to set "Most Voted" sorting type by default
* Added: Polish (pl_PL) translation, thanks to Radosław Rak

= 3.0.4 =

* Added: Lazy load comments on scrolling.
* Added: Compatible with WordPress Zero Spam plugin

= 3.0.3 =

wpDiscuz 3 requires at least WordPress 4.1 version.
We're currently working on core functions to make it compatible on lower versions (>3.8)

IMPORTANT: If you have a Cache Plugin and CDN, please delete all caches and purge CDN after wpDiscuz update.

* Added: Requires at least Wordpress 4.1
* Added: Comments auto-optimizer, you don't need to use [Supercharge My Comments] button anymore
* Optimized: Less ajax requests for CAPTCHA
* Fixed Bug: RTL issues
* Fixed Bug: Reversed subscription message on subscribe bar
* Fixed Bug: Label coloring issue

= 3.0.2 =

* Fixed Bug: Subscribe to comments bar doesn't work (redirects to admin-ajax.php)

= 3.0.1 =

* Tip: [Supercharge my comments] button doesn't work
* Tip: "There are new comments for optimization [--button--]" message can't get away
* Fixed Bug: CAPTCHA image doesn't work (on websites where post ajax php file is secured)

= 3.0.0 =

IMPORTANT: If your're updating from wpDiscuz 1.x or from 2.x you should do one-time data optimization of existing comments. Please go to Comments > wpDiscuz Settings > Comments Optimization Tab and click on [Supercharge my comments] button and wait for 100% result.

* Boosted: Supports dozens of thousands comments per post (tested with 50k/per post)
* Accelerated: First page load x10 faster (for >100 comments)
* Accelerated: Load more comments (button) x12 faster (for >100 comments)
* Accelerated: Live Update x20 faster (for >100 new comments)
* Accelerated: Commenting x2 faster
* Accelerated: Voting x2 faster
* Optimized: SQL queries are x10 less
* Optimized: Memory usage x6 less
* Optimized: Better SEO with AJAX crawling technology for Search Engine Bots
* Added: Fully CDN and cache compatible
* Added: Super responsive on different screen sizes (intuitive multi-layout design)
* Added: Comment list sorting buttons (newest, oldest, most voted)
* Added: Simple pagination [1][2]..[>]
* Added: Separate subscribe to comments/replies bar
* Added: Icon to get individual comment URL
* Added: 100% integrated with WordPress native comments settings
* Added: Option - Comment text min length
* Added: Option - Comment text max length
* Added: Option - Comment editing for unlimited time
* Added: Option - Manage share buttons individually
* Added: Option - Manage user role label and username colors individually
* Added: Option - Disable subscription confirmation for registered users
* Added: Option - Disable live update for guests
* Fixed: Lots of bugs...

More information here:

= 2.2.10 =
* Fixed Bug : Manage subscriptions issue

= 2.2.9 =
* Fixed Bug : RTL issues
* Added : Compatibility with Super Socializer social comments (tabbed comment systems)
* Added : Option to turn on/off loading of wpDiscuz JS and CSS files on home page

= 2.2.8 =
* Added : French (fr_FR) translation, thanks to Eric Malalel
* Fixed Bug : You do not have sufficient permissions to access WP Super Socializer setting page
* Compatibility : To make "Comments Evolved for WordPress" plugin compatible with wpDiscuz please read this support topic:

= 2.2.7 =
* Fixed Bug : Slashes removing issue
* Fixed Bug : JavaScript Uncaught TypeError issue

= 2.2.6 =
* Added: Supports "Social Login" Plugin
* Added: Redirection to current page after login/logout
* Fixed Bug: Super Socializer comment author avatar problem
* Fixed Bug: Author website URL rel="nofollow"
* Fixed Bug: Other small bugs

= 2.2.5 =
* Fixed Bug: Comment author profile image issue when using Gravatar
* Fixed Bug: Conditional php session start (optimized).

= 2.2.4 =
* Fixed Bug: CSS/Layout issue. Breaks some theme layout.

= 2.2.3 =
* Added: Option to hide/show user avatars on comment form and list
* Added: Option to hide/show comment form header text
* Added: Option to set maximum character limit for comment text
* Added: Option to enable .po/.mo translation files for mult-language sites
* Added: Allowed new HTML tags (blockquote, ul, ol, li, code, em, abbr...)
* Fixed Bug: Avatar duplication on reply comment form
* Fixed Bug: Author display name update when it changed on UM profile page
* Fixed Bug: 404 error on clicking subscription confirmation link
* Fixed Bug: Email validation issue with .info and other TLD with more than 3 chars on commenting

= 2.2.2 =
* Fixed Bug: Some phrases were not translate-able
* Fixed Bug: Social Network Avatar display problem after commneting
* Fixed Bug: Issues with site layout, website field and Facebook login button
* Fixed Bug: Error message "URL is invalid" for Website URLs starting with http:// on commenting
* Fixed Bug: Unlimited voting issue for guests

= 2.2.1 =
* Fixed Bug: Front-end Phrases don't suport Special Characters

= 2.2.0 =
* Added: Social Network Login:
Facebook, Google, Twitter, Wordpress, Vkontakte,, Yandex, Odnoklassniki, 500px, Windows Live, Yahoo!, LinkedIn, Reddit, Disqus, Tumblr, Stackoverflow, GitHub, Dribbble, Instagram, Foursquare, Steam,, Mixi, Goodreads, Skyrock,, AOL and PixelPin.
Integrated with WordPress Social Login, Super Socializer and Social Connect plugins.
* Added: New "WebSite" field in comment form
* Added: Anonymous commenting ( Name and Email can be optional )
* Added: and social network share buttons
* Added: New {rel, target, ...} attributes for link tag
* Added: CSS and JavaScrip file/code optimization and minifying
* Fixed Bug: Issues with comment editing
* Fixed Bug: Custom "Phrases" fail to display if apostrophes are used

= 2.1.10 =
* Fixed Bug: First comment redirection without setting the destination page

= 2.1.9 =
* Added: Option to redirect first commenters to "Thank You" page after commenting
* Fixed Bug: Issues with guest voting (more secure and stable)

= 2.1.8 =
* Added: Option to allow guests vote for comments
* Added: Option to load rest of all comments using the Load More Comments button
* Fixed Bug: Subscription option resetting after inserting wrong CAPTCHA code.
* Fixed Bug: Header CSS code for dynamic style values ( 90% reduced )
* Fixed Bug: JS/CSS conflicts with WooDiscuz plugin
* Fixed Bug: Wrong comment time when Wordpress date format is turned on.

= 2.1.7 =
* Fixed Bug: Ultimate Member Integration problem on WEB Servers w/o DomObject support
(SyntaxError: Unexpected token ... )

= 2.1.6 =
* Added: Integration with Ultimate Member - author profile picture
* Added: Integration with Ultimate Member - author name is linked to profile page
* Fixed Bug: CSS overrides some default styles on /wp-admin/

= 2.1.5 =
* Fixed Bug: Problems with email notifications after subscription
* Fixed Bug: Empty name of anonymous comments after commenting
* Added: RTL Support (for right to left languages)
* Added: Option to set form fields border color
* Added: Additional phrases for plural form
* Added: Tabbed General Settings admin page
* Added: Tabbed Phrase Manager admin page
* Added: Better integration with Postmatic for commenting via email
* Added: Portuguese (pt_PT) language, thanks to Celso Azevedo

= 2.1.4 =
* Added: CSS classes for blog users titles by rank
* Fixed Bug: Phrases saving issue

= 2.1.2 =
* Added : Adapting with plugin repository guidelines

= 2.1.0 =
* Added : Users can edit their comments (time-frame can be limited by admin)
* Added : Email notification options with radio selector instead of checkboxes
* Added : Subscription activation via additional "Confirm Subscription" email
* Added : Thumb-up and thumb-down voting icons
* Added : Integration with UserPro - Comment author profile picture
* Added : Integration with UserPro - Comment author name is linked to profile page
* Added : Integration with UserPro - User badges under comment author avatar
* Added : Integration with Postmatic for subscriptions and commenting by email
* Added : Persian (fa_IR) language, thanks to Vahid (VSG24)
* Added : Russian (ru_RU) language, thanks to OlafKS and Stanislav
* Added : Close pop-up messages by clicking outside of message-box
* Added : Scroll-down to comment are on clicking comments/replies link
* Added : Filter hooks on email fields
* Added : Filter hooks on comment form fields
* Fixed Bug: Image source URL to image conversion in comment content after commenting

= 2.0.9 =
* Fixed Bug: Adapted with some themes ( Fatal error: Cannot redeclare add_user() )
* Fixed Bug: Incorrect comment date/time if the default Wordpress date format is on

= 2.0.8 =
* Fixed Bug: Disabled comment issues (missing comment form)
* If wpDiscuz comment form is missing please read this support topic:

= 2.0.7 =
* Fixed Bug: Comment system hiding problem on posts with disabled discussion option.

= 2.0.6 =
* Fixed Bug: Problem with saving new pharses (Same text on checboxes)

= 2.0.5 =
* Added : Manage Subscriptions section on comment forms
* Added : New subscribe option: Notify of new replies to all my comments
* Added : Show logged-in user name and logout link on top of the main comment form
* Added : Ability to insert image in comment content using image source URL
* Added : Language translation support with .mo and .po files
* Added : Hebrew (he_IL) language, thanks to Ahrale Shrem
* Added : Options to show/hide new subscription checkbox on comment form
* Fixed Bug: Duplication of "New Comment" email notifications for post authors
* Fixed Bug: Problem with large space between the paragraphs after commenting

= 2.0.4 =
* Added : Current subscribe status note on comment form (for logged-in users)
* Added : Unsubscribe link on comment form and in "new comment" notification message.
* Fixed Bug: Redirection to blank option.php on saving any option page.

= 2.0.3 =
* Fixed Bug: Problem with email notification options on comment form
* Added : Option to keep checked-on the email notification checkboxes on comment form by default

= 2.0.2 =
* Fixed Bug: Problem with saving checkbox options (incorrect logic of values)

= 2.0.1 =
* Fixed Bug: Problem with new options and phrase saving

= 2.0.0 =
* Added : Live update of new comments with notifier buttons
* Added : Multi-level (nested) comment threads, with maximum levels depth setting option
* Added : Different comment date formats, reflects Wordpress date format settings
* Added : URLs to link auto-conversion in comment texts
* Added : Multiple line-breaks (limited by Wordpress comment filter)
* Added : Comment author notification options with special checkboxes on comment form
* Added : Ability to add comment system on attachment pages if it's allowed by Wordpress
* Added : Comments are generated with Wordpress comment-id to link those with anchor(#)
* Added : Option to set Live Update mode (auto or notifier buttons) and update period
* Added : Option to set nested comments maximum depth level
* Added : Option to manage (hide/show) email notification checkboxes
* Added : Option to manage background color of just loaded new comment (on live update)
* Fixed Bug: Problem with multiple line-breaks

= 1.0.9 =
* Added : Option to set comment text font size
* Added : Option to set form background color
* Added : Better responsively on mobile devices
* Added : better CAPTCHA image with colors and lines
* Fixed Bug: Undefined loader spinner image source.

= 1.0.8 =
* Fixed Bug: CSS Issues
* Added : wpDiscuz comment system supports all WordPress template hooks. It's compatible with all plugins which uses comment hooks.

= 1.0.7 =
* Fixed Bug: wpDiscuz comments ordering conflict with wordpress comments ordering

= 1.0.6 =
* Added : Option to sort comments by comment date with ascending or descending order

= 1.0.5 =
* Added : Comment author names are links to their profile page (BuddyPress, Users Ultra)
* Fixed Bug : CSS Issues

= 1.0.4 =
* Fixed Bug: Fatal error - Using $this when not in object context in ...

= 1.0.3 =
* Fixed Bug : Problem with options page redirection on Wordpress multi-sites

= 1.0.2 =
* Fixed Bug : Translations does not work, they come by default when saving

= 1.0.1 =
* Changed : Comment Box Header
* Fixed Bug : CSS Issues
* Fixed Bug : Layout Issues with some themes

= 1.0.0 =
Initial version