get_comment_author_IP( int|WP_Comment $comment_id ): string

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Retrieves the IP address of the author of the current comment.


WP_Comment or the ID of the comment for which to get the author’s IP address.
Default current comment.


string Comment author’s IP address, or an empty string if it’s not available.


function get_comment_author_IP( $comment_id = 0 ) { // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidFunctionName.FunctionNameInvalid
	$comment = get_comment( $comment_id );

	 * Filters the comment author's returned IP address.
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 * @since 4.1.0 The `$comment_id` and `$comment` parameters were added.
	 * @param string     $comment_author_ip The comment author's IP address, or an empty string if it's not available.
	 * @param string     $comment_id        The comment ID as a numeric string.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment           The comment object.
	return apply_filters( 'get_comment_author_IP', $comment->comment_author_IP, $comment->comment_ID, $comment );  // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidHookName.NotLowercase


apply_filters( ‘get_comment_author_IP’, string $comment_author_ip, string $comment_id, WP_Comment $comment )

Filters the comment author’s returned IP address.


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

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