WordPress: Admin’s comments are always held for moderation in WordPress

On a blog I’m administrating, first comments are set to be held for moderation, but not following ones. It’s working fine, except for the admin, whose comments are all held for moderation.

This site is using the canvas theme, following is the comments.php code.


// Do not delete these lines

if (!empty($_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME']) && 'comments.php' == basename($_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME']))
    die ('Please do not load this page directly. Thanks!');

if ( post_password_required() ) { ?>
    <p class="nocomments"><?php _e('This post is password protected. Enter the password to view comments.', 'woothemes') ?></p>

<?php return; } ?>

<?php $comments_by_type = &separate_comments($comments); ?>    

<!-- You can start editing here. -->

<div id="comments">

<?php if ( have_comments() ) : ?>

    <?php if ( ! empty($comments_by_type['comment']) ) : ?>

        <h3><?php comments_number(__('No Responses', 'woothemes'), __('One Response', 'woothemes'), __('% Responses', 'woothemes') );?> <?php _e('to', 'woothemes') ?> “<?php the_title(); ?>”</h3>

        <ol class="commentlist">

            <?php wp_list_comments('avatar_size=40&callback=custom_comment&type=comment'); ?>


        <div class="navigation">
            <div class="fl"><?php previous_comments_link() ?></div>
            <div class="fr"><?php next_comments_link() ?></div>
            <div class="fix"></div>
        </div><!-- /.navigation -->
    <?php endif; ?>

    <?php if ( ! empty($comments_by_type['pings']) ) : ?>

        <h3 id="pings"><?php _e('Trackbacks/Pingbacks', 'woothemes') ?></h3>

        <ol class="pinglist">
            <?php wp_list_comments('type=pings&callback=list_pings'); ?>

    <?php endif; ?>

<?php else : // this is displayed if there are no comments so far ?>

        <?php if ('open' == $post->comment_status) : ?>
            <!-- If comments are open, but there are no comments. -->
            <p class="nocomments"><?php _e('No comments yet.', 'woothemes') ?></p>

        <?php else : // comments are closed ?>
            <!-- If comments are closed. -->
            <p class="nocomments"><?php _e('Comments are closed.', 'woothemes') ?></p>

        <?php endif; ?>

<?php endif; ?>

</div> <!-- /#comments_wrap -->

<?php if ('open' == $post->comment_status) : ?>

<div id="respond">

    <h3><?php comment_form_title( __('Leave a Reply', 'woothemes'), __('Leave a Reply to %s', 'woothemes') ); ?></h3>

    <div class="cancel-comment-reply">
        <small><?php cancel_comment_reply_link(); ?></small>
    </div><!-- /.cancel-comment-reply -->

    <?php if ( get_option('comment_registration') && !$user_ID ) : //If registration required & not logged in. ?>

        <p><?php _e('You must be', 'woothemes') ?> <a href="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-login.php?redirect_to=<?php echo urlencode(get_permalink()); ?>"><?php _e('logged in', 'woothemes') ?></a> <?php _e('to post a comment.', 'woothemes') ?></p>

    <?php else : //No registration required ?>

        <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" id="commentform">

        <?php if ( $user_ID ) : //If user is logged in ?>

            <p><?php _e('Logged in as', 'woothemes') ?> <a href="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-admin/profile.php"><?php echo $user_identity; ?></a>. <a href="<?php echo wp_logout_url(); ?>" title="<?php _e('Log out of this account', 'woothemes') ?>"><?php _e('Logout', 'woothemes') ?> &raquo;</a></p>

        <?php else : //If user is not logged in ?>

                <input type="text" name="author" class="txt" id="author" value="<?php echo $comment_author; ?>" size="22" tabindex="1" />
                <label for="author"><?php _e('Name', 'woothemes') ?> <?php if ($req) echo "(required)"; ?></label>

                <input type="text" name="email" class="txt" id="email" value="<?php echo $comment_author_email; ?>" size="22" tabindex="2" />
                <label for="email"><?php _e('Mail (will not be published)', 'woothemes') ?> <?php if ($req) ?> (<?php _e('Required', 'woothemes'); ?>) <?php ; ?></label>

                <input type="text" name="url" class="txt" id="url" value="<?php echo $comment_author_url; ?>" size="22" tabindex="3" />
                <label for="url"><?php _e('Website', 'woothemes') ?></label>

        <?php endif; // End if logged in ?>

        <!--<p><strong>XHTML:</strong> <?php _e('You can use these tags', 'woothemes'); ?>: <?php echo allowed_tags(); ?></p>-->

        <p><textarea name="comment" id="comment" rows="10" cols="50" tabindex="4"></textarea></p>

        <input name="submit" type="submit" id="submit" class="button" tabindex="5" value="<?php _e('Submit Comment', 'woothemes') ?>" />
        <input type="hidden" name="comment_post_ID" value="<?php echo $id; ?>" />

        <?php comment_id_fields(); ?>
        <?php do_action('comment_form', $post->ID); ?>

        </form><!-- /#commentform -->

    <?php endif; // If registration required ?>

    <div class="fix"></div>

</div><!-- /#respond -->

<?php endif; // if you delete this the sky will fall on your head ?>

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