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AtMention in Comments


Increase engagement on your WordPress website by adding a Twitter-like mention feature to your comment section.

AtMention in Comments is a simple plugin that makes it possible for comment authors to get notified, whenever they are mentioned in a comment on any post.

Features of the plugin include:

  • Mention multiple comment authors in comment.
  • Mention both registered and non-registered comment authors.
  • Send notification email to mentioned comment authors.
  • Customize notification email sent to comment authors.
  • Customize @mention text color.
  • Notification email supports HTML.

How to Use

  • Simply type @ followed by the author name(@john), in a comment to mention the comment author.
  • Mention authors with spaces in their name by simply replacing the spaces with underscores. Eg: @joh__doe


  • Settings page
  • Settings Page(HTML)
  • Mention
  • Notification email


You can install AtMention in Comments Plugin just like you install any other WordPress plugin.
From WordPress dashboard, navigate to Plugins page.

  1. In the search field enter AtMention in Comments. Click “Search Plugins”, or hit Enter.
  2. Select AtMention in Comments and click either “Details” or “Install Now”.
  3. Once installed, click “Activate”.


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Contributors & Developers

“AtMention in Comments” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.