Displays a monthly archive of posts in a more compact form than the usual long list.
Upload the plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder.
Go to the Plugins page and activate the plugin.
<?php compact_archive(); ?> at the place in your template
where you want it to appear, e.g., in your sidebar:
<ul> <?php compact_archive(); ?> </ul>
You can also use shortcode
[compact_archive] in a page or post to display compact archives. See FAQ for shortcode parameters.
There is also a Compact Archives Widget which can be used to display compact archives in sidebar or any widgetized area.