get_comment_type( int|WP_Comment $comment_id ): string

Retrieves the comment type of the current comment.

Parameters

$comment_idint|WP_Commentoptional
WP_Comment or ID of the comment for which to get the type.
Default current comment.

Return

string The comment type.

Source

function get_comment_type( $comment_id = 0 ) {
	$comment = get_comment( $comment_id );

	if ( '' === $comment->comment_type ) {
		$comment->comment_type = 'comment';
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the returned comment type.
	 *
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 * @since 4.1.0 The `$comment_id` and `$comment` parameters were added.
	 *
	 * @param string     $comment_type The type of comment, such as 'comment', 'pingback', or 'trackback'.
	 * @param string     $comment_id   The comment ID as a numeric string.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment      The comment object.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'get_comment_type', $comment->comment_type, $comment->comment_ID, $comment );
}

Hooks

apply_filters( ‘get_comment_type’, string $comment_type, string $comment_id, WP_Comment $comment )

Filters the returned comment type.

Changelog

VersionDescription
4.4.0Added the ability for $comment_id to also accept a WP_Comment object.
1.5.0Introduced.

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