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Better WordPress Recent Comments

This plugin displays recent comment lists at assigned locations, with comprehensive support for widgets.

This plugin displays recent comment lists at assigned locations. It does not add any significant load to your website. The comment list is updated on the fly when a visitor adds a comment or when you moderate one. No additional queries are needed for end-users.

A recent comment list, in my opinion, can help stimulate discussion and exploration of your blog tremendously. Now for the past few months I have been using a plugin called Get Recent Comments; though this plugin is configurable and indeed popular, the code is somehow messy and no support for custom post type is found. The worst thing is Get Recent Comment doesn't seem to be updated anymore, so I decide to write another recent comment plugin which is more lightweight and makes use of some nice features provided by WordPress 3.0.

Powerup your recent comment list today!

  • Group comments by post (inspired by the classic Get Recent Comments plugin).
  • AJAX navigation for any recent comment list you want!
  • Has the options to show comment only, trackback only, or show both (separately or all together)
  • Get comments from a specific post, using either ID or post name (slug).
  • Possibility to add different comment lists with different settings on one page
  • You can show comments on a separate page, with pagination and custom template!
  • You can sort comment lists descendingly or ascendingly
  • Supports custom post type
  • Supports Gravatar
  • Supports smiley
  • Widget-ready
  • Template functions ready
  • Generate Zero SQL query for end-users
  • Possibility to trim post title to a certain number of words.
  • Possibility to trim comment to a specific number of words
  • Possibility to split long words into smaller chunks
  • WordPress Multi-site compatible (not tested with WPMU)
  • And more...

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  • English (default)
  • French 1.1.0 (fr_FR) - Thanks to Ma�tre M�!
  • Russian 1.1.0 (ru_RU) - Thanks to Konstantin (kg69design)!
  • Ukrainian 1.1.0 (ua_UA) - Thanks to Konstantin (kg69design)!
  • Portuguese 1.2.1 (pt_PT) - Thanks to Marcus (http://www.maniadecelular.com.br)!
  • Spanish 1.2.1 (es_ES) - Thanks to Jordi!
  • Polish 1.2.1 (pl_PL) - Thanks to Jarek!

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Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.7.1
Last Updated: 2013-10-28
Downloads: 42,193


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