Comment Improvements – Week #4

I think I have pretty much finished the “comment re-threading” feature that I have been working on. This week I scrapped the comment row link trigger I was working on in favor of something that makes a lot more sense form a UI standpoint: a new form element on the Edit Comment screen.

A new selectbox let’s you move a comment anywhere in the hierarchy.

This function is something that I’ve wanted to see in WordPress ever since threaded comments were introduced. (Was that 2.7 or 2.8?) An annoyingly large percentage of users still can’t seem to grasp the concept of clicking the “reply” button to respond to the correct comment…