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wp_comments_personal_data_eraser ›

Since4.9.6
Deprecatedn/a
wp_comments_personal_data_eraser ( $email_address, $page = 1 )
Parameters: (2)
  • (string) $email_address The comment author email address.
    Required: Yes
  • (int) $page Comment page.
    Required: No
    Default: 1
Returns:
  • (array)
Defined at:
Codex:

Erases personal data associated with an email address from the comments table.



Source

function wp_comments_personal_data_eraser( $email_address, $page = 1 ) {
	global $wpdb;

	if ( empty( $email_address ) ) {
		return array(
			'items_removed'  => false,
			'items_retained' => false,
			'messages'       => array(),
			'done'           => true,
		);
	}

	// Limit us to 500 comments at a time to avoid timing out.
	$number         = 500;
	$page           = (int) $page;
	$items_removed  = false;
	$items_retained = false;

	$comments = get_comments(
		array(
			'author_email'       => $email_address,
			'number'             => $number,
			'paged'              => $page,
			'order_by'           => 'comment_ID',
			'order'              => 'ASC',
			'include_unapproved' => true,
		)
	);

	/* translators: Name of a comment's author after being anonymized. */
	$anon_author = __( 'Anonymous' );
	$messages    = array();

	foreach ( (array) $comments as $comment ) {
		$anonymized_comment                         = array();
		$anonymized_comment['comment_agent']        = '';
		$anonymized_comment['comment_author']       = $anon_author;
		$anonymized_comment['comment_author_email'] = '';
		$anonymized_comment['comment_author_IP']    = wp_privacy_anonymize_data( 'ip', $comment->comment_author_IP );
		$anonymized_comment['comment_author_url']   = '';
		$anonymized_comment['user_id']              = 0;

		$comment_id = (int) $comment->comment_ID;

		/**
		 * Filters whether to anonymize the comment.
		 *
		 * @since 4.9.6
		 *
		 * @param bool|string                    Whether to apply the comment anonymization (bool).
		 *                                       Custom prevention message (string). Default true.
		 * @param WP_Comment $comment            WP_Comment object.
		 * @param array      $anonymized_comment Anonymized comment data.
		 */
		$anon_message = apply_filters( 'wp_anonymize_comment', true, $comment, $anonymized_comment );

		if ( true !== $anon_message ) {
			if ( $anon_message && is_string( $anon_message ) ) {
				$messages[] = esc_html( $anon_message );
			} else {
				/* translators: %d: Comment ID */
				$messages[] = sprintf( __( 'Comment %d contains personal data but could not be anonymized.' ), $comment_id );
			}

			$items_retained = true;

			continue;
		}

		$args = array(
			'comment_ID' => $comment_id,
		);

		$updated = $wpdb->update( $wpdb->comments, $anonymized_comment, $args );

		if ( $updated ) {
			$items_removed = true;
			clean_comment_cache( $comment_id );
		} else {
			$items_retained = true;
		}
	}

	$done = count( $comments ) < $number;

	return array(
		'items_removed'  => $items_removed,
		'items_retained' => $items_retained,
		'messages'       => $messages,
		'done'           => $done,
	);
}