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wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getComments( array $args )

Retrieve comments.

Description

Besides the common blog_id (unused), username, and password arguments, it takes a filter array as last argument.

Accepted ‘filter’ keys are ‘status’, ‘post_id’, ‘offset’, and ‘number’.

The defaults are as follows:

  • ‘status’ – Default is ”. Filter by status (e.g., ‘approve’, ‘hold’)
  • ‘post_id’ – Default is ”. The post where the comment is posted. Empty string shows all comments.
  • ‘number’ – Default is 10. Total number of media items to retrieve.
  • ‘offset’ – Default is 0. See WP_Query::query() for more.

Parameters

$args

(array) (Required) Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.

  • 'blog_id'
    (int) (unused)
  • 'username'
    (string)
  • 'password'
    (string)
  • 'struct'
    (array)

Return

(array|IXR_Error) Contains a collection of comments. See wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getComment() for a description of each item contents

Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php

public function wp_getComments( $args ) {
		$this->escape( $args );

		$username = $args[1];
		$password = $args[2];
		$struct   = isset( $args[3] ) ? $args[3] : array();

		if ( ! $user = $this->login( $username, $password ) ) {
			return $this->error;
		}

		/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
		do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'wp.getComments' );

		if ( isset( $struct['status'] ) ) {
			$status = $struct['status'];
		} else {
			$status = '';
		}

		if ( ! current_user_can( 'moderate_comments' ) && 'approve' !== $status ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 401, __( 'Invalid comment status.' ) );
		}

		$post_id = '';
		if ( isset( $struct['post_id'] ) ) {
			$post_id = absint( $struct['post_id'] );
		}

		$post_type = '';
		if ( isset( $struct['post_type'] ) ) {
			$post_type_object = get_post_type_object( $struct['post_type'] );
			if ( ! $post_type_object || ! post_type_supports( $post_type_object->name, 'comments' ) ) {
				return new IXR_Error( 404, __( 'Invalid post type.' ) );
			}
			$post_type = $struct['post_type'];
		}

		$offset = 0;
		if ( isset( $struct['offset'] ) ) {
			$offset = absint( $struct['offset'] );
		}

		$number = 10;
		if ( isset( $struct['number'] ) ) {
			$number = absint( $struct['number'] );
		}

		$comments = get_comments(
			array(
				'status'    => $status,
				'post_id'   => $post_id,
				'offset'    => $offset,
				'number'    => $number,
				'post_type' => $post_type,
			)
		);

		$comments_struct = array();
		if ( is_array( $comments ) ) {
			foreach ( $comments as $comment ) {
				$comments_struct[] = $this->_prepare_comment( $comment );
			}
		}

		return $comments_struct;
	}

Changelog

Version Description
2.7.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/classes/wp_xmlrpc_server/wp_getcomments