Show Total Comments Count From User ID

Published on 27 July 2016 by John Carter

For a personal web design project I am working on I needed a way to display the total number of approved comments (or in my case, reviews) a user has made. I thought this would be a piece of cake but there is very little documentation on it. So here you go:

If you want to find the total number of comments a user has made from a comment ID you can use this:

I used this in a custom comments callback display function. Depending on what your needs, you might want to add some other arguments for get_comments function.

Hope that helps someone.