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[SOLVED] Change Leave a Reply to Leave a comment

Old Jul 15, 2009, 08:19 PM
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20 posts · Jul 2009
Right now - it feels inconsistent to me to have users click on comments and then face a dialogue box that says Leave a Reply. Can I change the word 'Reply' to Leave a Comment?

Old Jul 15, 2009, 08:30 PM
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23,765 posts · Mar 2009
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What version of Atahualpa are you using?
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Old Jul 15, 2009, 09:52 PM
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20 posts · Jul 2009
Using 3.4.2, thanks. http://www.bfmcmillen.com
Old Jul 16, 2009, 02:08 PM
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3,768 posts · Oct 2008
Munich, Germany
See comments.php lines 96 and 97
Old Jul 16, 2009, 09:42 PM
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20 posts · Jul 2009
Thank-you very much. yes - got it.

Old Jun 30, 2010, 02:04 PM
1 posts · Jun 2010
Thanks , I am looking to change the setting . Now i will be able to change "Leave a reply settings"
Old Sep 13, 2010, 07:08 PM
1 posts · Sep 2010
I was looking for the same solution.
Got it!
Old Sep 15, 2010, 05:09 PM
3 posts · Jun 2009
Looked for the same and found the solution here, thanks
Old Oct 23, 2010, 03:35 PM
18 posts · Oct 2010
Hi, I may be able to help. I am very new, unfamiliar with template/website coding extra, but I was able to change the standard ' Leave a Reply' to 'Leave a Comment'. If you are looking to change the text, here's some extplanation of how to do it:

First, go to Dashboard.
Go to ---> Appearance.
Go to ---> Editor.
Go to ---> Comments (comments.php).

DO NOT click on any text, but in an EMPTY part of the screen hit CTRL + F. This brings up a "Find" box, making it easier to find code. Copy and paste or type in the find box: Leave a reply. This makes it easier to jump and find the section you're looking for. The screen will jump you to the phrase or section of code you're looking for. Ultimately, you'll locate this code to modify:

<a name="commentform"></a><!-- named anchor for skip links -->
		<h3 class="reply"><?php comment_form_title($noreplytext = __('Leave a Reply','atahualpa'), 
		$replytext = __('Leave a Reply to %s','atahualpa'), $linktoparent = TRUE); ?></h3>

Simply change 'Leave a Reply' to you're preferred phrase, such as 'Leave a Comment'.

Once you've edited the text, don't forget to save. This worked for me. I hope that helps.


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