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Function Reference/comments number

Description

Displays the total number of comments, Trackbacks, and Pingbacks for the current post. This tag must be within The Loop.

Use get_comments_number() to retrieve the value.

Usage

 <?php comments_number$zero$one$more ); ?> 

Parameters

$zero
(string) (optional) Text to display when there are no comments.
Default: 'No Comments'
$one
(string) (optional) Text to display when there is one comment.
Default: '1 Comment'
$more
(string) (optional) Text to display when there is more than one comment. % is replaced by the number of comments, so '% so far' is displayed as "5 so far" when there are five comments.
Default: '% Comments'

Examples

Text Response to Number of Comments

Displays text based upon number of comments: Comment count zero - no responses; comment count one - one response; more than one comment (total 42) displays 42 responses.

<p>
  This post currently has
  <?php comments_number( 'no responses', 'one response', '% responses' ); ?>.
</p>

Notes

Change Log

Since: 0.71

Source File

comments_number() is located in wp-includes/comment-template.php

Related

Comments Functions

See also index of Function Reference and index of Template Tags.