[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #37263: New capability: write a comment

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Fri Apr 19 20:57:33 UTC 2019

#37263: New capability: write a comment
 Reporter:  colomet          |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  feature request  |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  normal           |   Milestone:
Component:  General          |     Version:
 Severity:  normal           |  Resolution:  maybelater
 Keywords:                   |     Focuses:
Changes (by desrosj):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => maybelater
 * milestone:  Awaiting Review =>


 Hi @colomet,

 Thank you for this request! My apologies that it took so long to receive a

 I've given it some thought, and I don't think this is something that
 should be added to WordPress Core. Comment settings control who can
 comment. If you select "Users must be registered and logged in to comment"
 then I think it will accomplish what you want. You could create a custom
 role for commenters, or just use Subscriber.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/37263#comment:1>
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