GET /sites/$site/comment-counts

Get comment counts for each available status

Resource Information

   
Method GET
URL https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1.1/sites/$site/comment-counts
Requires authentication? No

Method Parameters

Parameter Type Description
$site (int|string) Site ID or domain

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
context (string)
display:
(default) Formats the output as HTML for display. Shortcodes are parsed, paragraph tags are added, etc..
edit:
Formats the output for editing. Shortcodes are left unparsed, significant whitespace is kept, etc..
http_envelope (bool)
false:
(default)
true:
Some environments (like in-browser JavaScript or Flash) block or divert responses with a non-200 HTTP status code. Setting this parameter will force the HTTP status code to always be 200. The JSON response is wrapped in an "envelope" containing the "real" HTTP status code and headers.
pretty (bool)
false:
(default)
true:
Output pretty JSON
meta (string) Optional. Loads data from the endpoints found in the 'meta' part of the response. Comma-separated list. Example: meta=site,likes
fields (string) Optional. Returns specified fields only. Comma-separated list. Example: fields=ID,title
callback (string) An optional JSONP callback function.
post_id (int) post ID for filtering the comment counts by post

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
all (int) Combined number of approved and unapproved comments
approved (int) Number of approved comments
pending (int) Number of unapproved comments
trash (int) Number of trash comments
spam (int) Number of spam comments
post_trashed (int) Number of comments whose parent post has been trashed
total_comments (int) Combined number of comments in each category

Resource Errors

These are the possible errors returned by this endpoint.

HTTP Code Error Identifier Error Message
400 invalid_input Provided post_id does not exist
403 authorization_required An active access token must be used to retrieve comment counts.
403 authorization_required You are not authorized to view comment counts for this blog.
403 unauthorized User cannot access this private blog.
403 unauthorized User cannot access this restricted blog

Example

curl 'https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/en.blog.wordpress.com/comment-counts'
<?php
$options  = array (
  'http' => 
  array (
    'ignore_errors' => true,
  ),
);

$context  = stream_context_create( $options );
$response = file_get_contents(
	'https://public-api.wordpress.com/rest/v1/sites/en.blog.wordpress.com/comment-counts',
	false,
	$context
);
$response = json_decode( $response );
?>