Recent Comments Widget with Excerpts

Description

This plugin creates a widget similar to the default recent comments widget. Instead of the format β€œusername on post title,” the widget will display β€œusername said comment excerpt.”

Choose whether or not to include admin user comments.

Customize the character length of the comment excerpt.

Screenshots

  • Sample output

Installation

  1. Download recent-comments-widget-with-excerpts.zip
  2. Decompress the file contents
  3. Upload the recent-comments-widget-with-excerpts folder to a WordPress plugins directory (/wp-content/plugins)
  4. Activate the plugin from the Administration Dashboard
  5. Open the Widgets page under the Appearance section
  6. Drag the widget to an active sidebar

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Contributors & Developers

“Recent Comments Widget with Excerpts” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.0

  • [Added] Adds translation support.
  • [Fixed] Fixes a bug that would break any site when the plugin was activated.
  • [Changed] Changes tested up to version number to 6.3.0.
  • [Removed] Removes the β€œhide comments by admin” feature because it never worked.
  • [Removed] Removes inline CSS.

0.111017

  • Fixed a bug that broke the options

0.111012

  • Allow up to 150 comments instead of 15
  • Now using mb_substr instead of substr (for international characters)
  • Apply comment filters and strip tags to comment output

0.110223

  • Choose whether or not to include comments by the admin user

0.110221

  • Added an option to control the maximum length of comment excerpts
  • Stop showing ellipsis if the comment length is not long enough to be trimmed by the widget

0.101109

  • First build