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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#26738 closed enhancement (fixed)

Show approved comment count on admin dashboard / At a glance metabox

Reported by: benjmay's profile benjmay Owned by: markjaquith's profile markjaquith
Milestone: 4.1 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.8
Component: Administration Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


With comment spam being so ruthless, it seems pointless to show the total number of comments in the database rather than just approved.

I have Tens of thousands of comments according to the dashboard, but only a handful are legit.

In the "At a glance" metabox, the posts and pages only show the Approved count, so it'd make sense to show how many approved comments there are here too.

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dashboard.diff (734 bytes) - added by benjmay 10 years ago.
Change to use approved count, rather than total

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Change History (5)

10 years ago

Change to use approved count, rather than total

#1 @benjmay
10 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

#2 @markjaquith
9 years ago

I agree. Especially because we now separately show the number of comments in moderation right next to it. Approved and moderated comments are the important numbers (so, we don't care about spam comments so much).

#3 @markjaquith
9 years ago

  • Owner set to markjaquith
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 29785:

Show the number of approved comments instead of all comments on
the dashboard in the "At a glance" section.

fixes #26738. props benjmay

#4 @DrewAPicture
9 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 4.1
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