How to Highlight Author Comments in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to highlight author comments in WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to highlight author comments in WordPress.

You may want your comments to look different than the readers. You can find the list-item where the comment content is located and change the class-tag.


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

if (1 == $comment->user_id)
echo 'author';

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: 6 best image optimization plugins for WordPress and how to set up Shopify with WordPress.

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