comment directive is supplied by the
comments plugin. There should
be one comment directive in each source file with extension
._comment_pending, and the directive should not
appear anywhere else. Comments are normally created via the web,
in which case ikiwiki automatically creates a suitable
Wiki administrators can also commit comment files to the version
control system directly: they should be named starting with
the comments_pagename config option (usually
and ending with
._comment, for instance
[[!comment format=mdwn username="foo" subject="Bar" date="2009-06-02T19:05:01Z" content=""" Blah blah. """ ]]
The only required parameter is
content, the others just add or override
metadata for the comment. Many parameters are shortcuts for meta
content- Text to display for the comment. Note that directives 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 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.