Summery Summery

Retrieves the comment date of the current comment.

Syntax Syntax

get_comment_date( string $format = '', int|WP_Comment $comment_ID )

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Optional) The format of the date. Default user's setting.

Default value: ''


(int|WP_Comment) (Optional) WP_Comment or ID of the comment for which to get the date. Default current comment.

Return Return

(string) The comment's date.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/comment-template.php

function get_comment_date( $format = '', $comment_ID = 0 ) {
	$comment = get_comment( $comment_ID );

	$_format = ! empty( $format ) ? $format : get_option( 'date_format' );

	$date = mysql2date( $_format, $comment->comment_date );

	 * Filters the returned comment date.
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 * @param string|int $date    Formatted date string or Unix timestamp.
	 * @param string     $format  The format of the date.
	 * @param WP_Comment $comment The comment object.
	return apply_filters( 'get_comment_date', $date, $format, $comment );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.4.0 Added the ability for $comment_ID to also accept a WP_Comment object.
1.5.0 Introduced.


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