Can anyone point me in the right direction? I’m after a good book or tutorial that will teach me how to customize the WordPress comments form and how the comments are displayed. I’ve searched the internet for help on this and all I’ve found are out of date tutorials or I’m just not getting it. Can anyone help? Thanks!
Just use your browsers developer tools to identify the selectors used, then re-style in your themes CSS.
It also depends whether you’re using a theme that has it’s own comments markup or whether it uses the “comment_form” tag. If it uses the latter you can use your functions.php to add/edit the fields. You can also edit the “comment_form” tag, for example mine is: