In Reddit, we can post a comment to any submission, we can also comment on a comment to create a thread of comments. Here we will see how to fetch the parent ID of a comment using PRAW. We will be using the
is_submitter attribute of the
Comment class to fetch the parent ID of a comment. If the comment is top-level then the ID of the submission is fetched with the prefix “t3_”, and if the comment has a parent comment then the ID of the parent comment is fetched with the prefic “t1_”.
Example 1 : Consider the following comment :
The ID of the comment is : fvib7aw
The parent ID of the comment is : t3_hczt0c
Example 2 : Consider the following comment:
The ID of the comment is : fv9qvgo
The parent ID of the comment is : t1_fv97c8n
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