get_comment_ID()

Retrieves the comment ID of the current comment.


Return

(string) The comment ID as a numeric string.


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Source

File: wp-includes/comment-template.php

function get_comment_ID() { // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidFunctionName.FunctionNameInvalid
	$comment    = get_comment();
	$comment_ID = ! empty( $comment->comment_ID ) ? $comment->comment_ID : '0';

	/**
	 * Filters the returned comment ID.
	 *
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 * @since 4.1.0 The `$comment` parameter was added.
	 *
	 * @param string     $comment_ID The current comment ID as a numeric string.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment    The comment object.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_comment_ID', $comment_ID, $comment );  // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidHookName.NotLowercase
}


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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
1.5.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes

  1. Skip to note 1 content
    Contributed by Steven Lin

    Example migrated from Codex:

    Uses the comment ID as an anchor id for a comment.

    <?php $comment_id = get_comment_ID(); ?>
    
    <div id="comment-<?php echo esc_attr( $comment_id ); ?>">Comment by 
    <?php comment_author() ?>: </div>
    <div class="comment-text"><?php comment_text() ?></div>
    

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