The if_comments tag is a conditional tag and always used as an opening and closing pair, like this…
<txp:if_comments> ...conditional statement... </txp:if_comments>
The tag will execute the contained statements if there are one or more comments associated with a particular article. Should be used in an article form.
Number of comments associated with an article
<txp:if_comments> <p><txp:comments_count /> Comments</p> <txp:else /> <p>No Current Comments</p> </txp:if_comments>
What this does…
Displays the number of comments written against the current article, otherwise display default text to indicate there are no comments.