function wp_throttle_comment_flood($block, $time_lastcomment, $time_newcomment) {}

Whether comment should be blocked because of comment flood.


  • bool $block: Whether plugin has already blocked comment.
  • int $time_lastcomment: Timestamp for last comment.
  • int $time_newcomment: Timestamp for new comment.

Return values

returns:Whether comment should be blocked.

Source code

function wp_throttle_comment_flood($block, $time_lastcomment, $time_newcomment) {

	if ( $block ) // a plugin has already blocked... we'll let that decision stand

		return $block;

	if ( ($time_newcomment - $time_lastcomment) < 15 )

		return true;

	return false;



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