How to highlight author comments in your WordPress site

Your WordPress blog posts may receive a large number of comments, and your response to these comments may be lost in the conversation. This article demonstrates how to use a distinct color to indicate the author of a blog post's response or comments in a thread.

To add customized CSS  to highlight author comments in WordPress, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to WordPress as the administrator.
  2. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Appearance, and then click Customise:

  3. On the theme customization options, click on the “Additional CSS” :

  4. Insert the custom css code to highlight author response in the comment section (under blog post) in the customizing Additional CSS section:

    .bypostauthor { background: #FFFF00; }


  5. Click SAVE AND PUBLISH to save the changes, and author comment will be highlighted in a different color as below:

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