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Greg's Comment Length Limiter

Provides a configurable limit on the length of comments left in the comment form, with a dynamically updated character count displayed for the user.

1.6, 23 April 2014

  • Noted compatibility with WordPress 3.9.

1.5.9, 22 November 2013

  • Dropped compatibility with very old versions of PHP no longer supported by WordPress.

1.5.8, 21 September 2013

  • Updated WordPress version compatibility.

1.5.7, 15 December 2012

  • Replaced some ancient admin page code to enable loading the plugin through a symbolic link.
  • Confirmed 3.5 compatibility.

1.5.6, 26 November 2011

  • Removed PluginSponsors.com code following threats that the plugin would be expelled from the plugin repository for using the code to display sponsorship messages

1.5.5, 27 October 2011

  • Documentation updates

1.5.4, 3 October 2011

  • Minor code cleanups
  • Tweak to accommodate automatic placement within Twenty Eleven's pixel-level hard-coded comment form styling. (Remember, the countdown box is available for styling yourself, so please do modify how you would like to appear with your own theme: it is not possible to include universal CSS that works with every theme available.)

1.5.3, 5 Feburary 2011

  • Better customisation options for WordPress 3.0+ comment_form filters

1.5.2, 29 January 2011

  • Minor code cleanup
  • Testing with WP 3.1 Release Candidate 3

1.5.1, 20 January 2011

  • Minor code cleanup
  • Testing with WP 3.1 Release Candidate 2

1.5, 12 September 2010

  • Improved counter box placement options for WordPress 3.0's new comment_form function
  • Improved counter removes dependence on an explicit 'name' attribute for the comment form, relying on 'id' instead
  • Improved comment length accuracy for multi-byte character sets when using anti-spam comment trimming

1.4.2, 24 June 2010

  • Better workaround for WordPress 3.0's problems initialising plugins properly under multisite

1.4.1, 24 June 2010

  • Workaround for rare problem where WordPress interferes with a newly activated plugin's ability to add options when using multisite/network mode

1.4, 1 June 2010

  • Major reduction in database footprint in preparation for WordPress 3.0

= 1.3, 24 May 2010 * Comment counter JavaScript is now added only to those pages which would normally load a comment form

1.2.9, 20 April 2010

  • Minor code cleanups

1.2.8, 6 April 2010

  • Enhanced admin pages now support user-configurable section boxes which can be re-ordered or closed

1.2.7, 10 February 2010

  • Greatly improved spam handling: we now check the comment length after most other comment processes have had their crack at it, and we send an over-length comment to moderation queue only if no earlier process has marked it as spam

1.2.6, 12 January 2010

  • Fully tested with 2.9.1 (no changes)

1.2.5, 10 November 2009

  • Minor update to configuration pages
  • Fully tested with 2.8.5 (no changes)

1.2.4, 17 August 2009

  • Options page bugfix for users on old PHP4 installations

1.2.3, 12 August 2009

  • Documentation tweaks
  • Added support for Plugin Sponsorship
  • Fully tested with 2.8.4 (no changes)

1.2.2, 11 June 2009

  • Fully tested with final release of WordPress 2.8

1.2.1, 15 April 2009

  • Fixed a minor typo which would have interfered with translations for this plugin -- thanks to Nikolay

1.2, 1 April 2009

  • This version brings higher performance, several minor enhancements, and a revamped administrative interface; it is recommended for all users.

1.1.1, 11 February 2009

  • Now prevents Spam Karma 2 from overriding our choice to mark over-sized comments for moderation or to treat as spam

1.1, 10 February 2009

  • As an anti-spam measure, if a user (or spambot) bypasses the JavaScript length limit, oversized comments can now be forcibly truncated, marked for moderation, marked as spam, or just passed through without modification.

1.0, 4 February 2009

  • Initial public release

Requires: 2.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-4-23
Downloads: 14,071

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