How to Display Comment Time in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to display the time when a comment was posted? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to display comment time in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s comments.php file:


Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 9 best WordPress events plugins and how to fix the error establishing a database connection in WordPress.

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  1. Hey mate! Is it possible to show the comment’s post thumbnail? i have set up a sidebar widget of the latest 5 comments, and would like to show the post thumbnail that the user commented on. Make sense? possible?

    Example** fake_name commented on (post thumbnail)

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