wp_throttle_comment_flood( bool $block, int $time_lastcomment, int $time_newcomment )

Whether a comment should be blocked because of comment flood.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(bool) (Required) Whether plugin has already blocked comment.


(int) (Required) Timestamp for last comment.


(int) (Required) Timestamp for new comment.

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Return Return

(bool) Whether comment should be blocked.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/comment.php

function wp_throttle_comment_flood( $block, $time_lastcomment, $time_newcomment ) {
	if ( $block ) { // a plugin has already blocked... we'll let that decision stand
		return $block;
	if ( ( $time_newcomment - $time_lastcomment ) < 15 ) {
		return true;
	return false;

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Version Description
2.1.0 Introduced.

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