get_approved_comments( int $post_id, array $args = array() )

Retrieve the approved comments for post $post_id.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(int) (Required) The ID of the post.


(array) (Optional) See WP_Comment_Query::__construct() for information on accepted arguments.

Default value: array()

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Return Return

(int|array) $comments The approved comments, or number of comments if $count argument is true.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/comment.php

function get_approved_comments( $post_id, $args = array() ) {
	if ( ! $post_id ) {
		return array();

	$defaults    = array(
		'status'  => 1,
		'post_id' => $post_id,
		'order'   => 'ASC',
	$parsed_args = wp_parse_args( $args, $defaults );

	$query = new WP_Comment_Query;
	return $query->query( $parsed_args );

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.1.0 Refactored to leverage WP_Comment_Query over a direct query.
2.0.0 Introduced.

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