I keep trying to reproduce the issue, but I’m not having any luck. Could you try enabling “Custom fields” from the Options section of the WordPress edit screen:
After having done that, you should see an expandable Custom Fields section at the bottom of the editor. Can you let me know if you see a
discourse_comments_raw entry in that section and what if any value you are seeing? It should look something like this, but I suspect it will be empty for your posts:
For posts that you’ve published to Discourse and have commented on, are you seeing the updated comment count on the Discourse link that’s displayed on WordPress? Depending on whether or not you’ve configured the WP Discourse “Sync Comment Data” option, it will take up to 10 minutes to see the comment count, but a post with a single comment should be displaying a link that looks something like this:
I realize that what you’re wanting to do is display comments, not a link to the comments, but if the comment number is getting updated it will let us know that the plugin is able to retrieve some data about the topic from Discourse.
One last thing to check is to make sure that the API Key you have added to the WP Discourse API Key setting is an All Users API Key. When you create the key, it should look be configured like this:
After saving the key, copy it to the WP Discourse API Key setting. Make sure that the Publishing Username setting is set to