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The comment directive is supplied by the [[!iki plugins/comments desc=comments]] plugin, and is used to add a comment to a page. Typically, the directive is the only thing on a comment page, and is filled out by the comment plugin when a user posts a comment.


\[[!comment format=mdwn
Blah blah.


The only required parameter is content, the others just add or override metadata of the comment.

  • content - Text to display for the comment. Note that [[directives|ikiwiki/directive]] may not be allowed, depending on the configuration of the comment plugin.
  • format - Specifies the markup used for the content.
  • subject - Subject for the comment.
  • date - Date the comment was posted. Can be entered in nearly any format, since it's parsed by [[!cpan TimeDate]]
  • username - Used to record the username (or OpenID) of a logged in commenter.
  • nickname - Name to display for a logged in commenter. (Optional; used for OpenIDs.)
  • ip - Can be used to record the IP address of a commenter, if they posted anonymously.
  • claimedauthor - Records the name that the user entered, if anonymous commenters are allowed to enter their (unverified) name.

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