wp_insert_comment( array $commentdata )

Inserts a comment into the database.


Parameters

$commentdata

(array) (Required) Array of arguments for inserting a new comment.

  • 'comment_agent'
    (string) The HTTP user agent of the $comment_author when the comment was submitted. Default empty.
  • 'comment_approved'
    (int|string) Whether the comment has been approved. Default 1.
  • 'comment_author'
    (string) The name of the author of the comment. Default empty.
  • 'comment_author_email'
    (string) The email address of the $comment_author. Default empty.
  • 'comment_author_IP'
    (string) The IP address of the $comment_author. Default empty.
  • 'comment_author_url'
    (string) The URL address of the $comment_author. Default empty.
  • 'comment_content'
    (string) The content of the comment. Default empty.
  • 'comment_date'
    (string) The date the comment was submitted. To set the date manually, $comment_date_gmt must also be specified. Default is the current time.
  • 'comment_date_gmt'
    (string) The date the comment was submitted in the GMT timezone. Default is $comment_date in the site's GMT timezone.
  • 'comment_karma'
    (int) The karma of the comment. Default 0.
  • 'comment_parent'
    (int) ID of this comment's parent, if any. Default 0.
  • 'comment_post_ID'
    (int) ID of the post that relates to the comment, if any. Default 0.
  • 'comment_type'
    (string) Comment type. Default 'comment'.
  • 'comment_meta'
    (array) Optional. Array of key/value pairs to be stored in commentmeta for the new comment.
  • 'user_id'
    (int) ID of the user who submitted the comment. Default 0.


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Return

(int|false) The new comment's ID on success, false on failure.


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Source

File: wp-includes/comment.php

function wp_insert_comment( $commentdata ) {
	global $wpdb;
	$data = wp_unslash( $commentdata );

	$comment_author       = ! isset( $data['comment_author'] ) ? '' : $data['comment_author'];
	$comment_author_email = ! isset( $data['comment_author_email'] ) ? '' : $data['comment_author_email'];
	$comment_author_url   = ! isset( $data['comment_author_url'] ) ? '' : $data['comment_author_url'];
	$comment_author_IP    = ! isset( $data['comment_author_IP'] ) ? '' : $data['comment_author_IP'];

	$comment_date     = ! isset( $data['comment_date'] ) ? current_time( 'mysql' ) : $data['comment_date'];
	$comment_date_gmt = ! isset( $data['comment_date_gmt'] ) ? get_gmt_from_date( $comment_date ) : $data['comment_date_gmt'];

	$comment_post_ID  = ! isset( $data['comment_post_ID'] ) ? 0 : $data['comment_post_ID'];
	$comment_content  = ! isset( $data['comment_content'] ) ? '' : $data['comment_content'];
	$comment_karma    = ! isset( $data['comment_karma'] ) ? 0 : $data['comment_karma'];
	$comment_approved = ! isset( $data['comment_approved'] ) ? 1 : $data['comment_approved'];
	$comment_agent    = ! isset( $data['comment_agent'] ) ? '' : $data['comment_agent'];
	$comment_type     = empty( $data['comment_type'] ) ? 'comment' : $data['comment_type'];
	$comment_parent   = ! isset( $data['comment_parent'] ) ? 0 : $data['comment_parent'];

	$user_id = ! isset( $data['user_id'] ) ? 0 : $data['user_id'];

	$compacted = compact( 'comment_post_ID', 'comment_author', 'comment_author_email', 'comment_author_url', 'comment_author_IP', 'comment_date', 'comment_date_gmt', 'comment_content', 'comment_karma', 'comment_approved', 'comment_agent', 'comment_type', 'comment_parent', 'user_id' );
	if ( ! $wpdb->insert( $wpdb->comments, $compacted ) ) {
		return false;
	}

	$id = (int) $wpdb->insert_id;

	if ( 1 == $comment_approved ) {
		wp_update_comment_count( $comment_post_ID );

		$data = array();
		foreach ( array( 'server', 'gmt', 'blog' ) as $timezone ) {
			$data[] = "lastcommentmodified:$timezone";
		}
		wp_cache_delete_multiple( $data, 'timeinfo' );
	}

	clean_comment_cache( $id );

	$comment = get_comment( $id );

	// If metadata is provided, store it.
	if ( isset( $commentdata['comment_meta'] ) && is_array( $commentdata['comment_meta'] ) ) {
		foreach ( $commentdata['comment_meta'] as $meta_key => $meta_value ) {
			add_comment_meta( $comment->comment_ID, $meta_key, $meta_value, true );
		}
	}

	/**
	 * Fires immediately after a comment is inserted into the database.
	 *
	 * @since 2.8.0
	 *
	 * @param int        $id      The comment ID.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment Comment object.
	 */
	do_action( 'wp_insert_comment', $id, $comment );

	return $id;
}


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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
5.5.0 Default value for $comment_type argument changed to comment.
4.4.0 Introduced the $comment_meta argument.
2.0.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes

  1. Skip to note 1 content
    Contributed by Mehedi Foysal
    function ic_wp_insert_comment( $field, $postId ) {
        $current_user = wp_get_current_user();
    
        if ( comments_open( $postId ) ) {
            $data = array(
                'comment_post_ID'      => $postId,
                'comment_content'      => $field['comment'],
                'comment_parent'       => $field['comment_parent'],
                'user_id'              => $current_user->ID,
                'comment_author'       => $current_user->user_login,
                'comment_author_email' => $current_user->user_email,
                'comment_author_url'   => $current_user->user_url,
                'comment_meta'         => array(
                    'property_district' => $field['property_district'],
                    'property_estate'   => $field['property_estate'],
                    'custom_tag'       => $field['custom_tag'],
                )
            );
    
            $comment_id = wp_insert_comment( $data );
            if ( ! is_wp_error( $comment_id ) ) {
                return $comment_id;
            }
        }
    
        return false;
    }
    

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