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Comment Contest

Comment Contest allows you to manage contests on your website. This plug-in draws all comments in a specific post and show you the winners.


  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 4.3


  • New: Winners can be saved in post custom fields
  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 4.2
  • Misc: You can now find this plug-in on Git! Go check out (https://github.com/Zhykos/wp-comment-contest) and be free to contribute!


  • New: Contest can be launch from pages (before only posts could)
  • New: Add new filters
  • Update: Change the main plug-in page with my contact info and a system to send me info when a bug occurs
  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 4.1
  • Update: A lot of internal improvements


  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 4.0
  • Misc: Add plugin icon for WordPress 4.0


  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 3.9


  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 3.8.1


  • New: Add filters to select comments posted after a date, to select comments with same IP address or email
  • Misc: New screenshots



  • Misc: Remove plugin image to be 3.8 style compliant
  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 3.8


  • Fix: Conflict with the plugin "WP RSS Aggregator" because I used a reserved URL parameter (thank you Juergen)
  • Update: Add the URL of WordPress page in the plugin information page
  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 3.7.1


  • Fix: Result array wasn't sorted (most recent comment was always on the top)
  • New: Add cheat. Selected comments always win
  • New: Add help
  • Update: Only use one table to choose comments
  • Misc: Check compatibility with WordPress 3.6
  • Misc: Minimize Javascript and CSS


  • All new architecture : more "WordPress" compliant
  • Contest are now launched from posts page
  • Some features have disappeared since this version and will be added later.



  • Change display of the winners and losers list at the end
  • Compatibility tests with WordPress 3.0


  • Add Belorussian language. Thanks to P.C from http://pc.de for this contribution!


  • Tests with WordPress 2.9.2
  • Add an editor to write the email
  • Add a message to send to losers
  • Email subject can be changed
  • Display winners and losers emails at the end (in case automatic email fails for example)


  • Some little improvements


  • If you use MySQL version 4.0, the plugin doesn't work because sub-querys are not compatible with MySQL 4.0. You have to use MySQL 4.1.xxx at least but some website provider don't allow us to choose our version. Sub-queries are now removed.


  • Only display posts with comments
  • BUG FIX : Simple and double quotes protected because if a pseudo contains quotes, some query bug (thanks to Kamel from http://www.yoocom.fr)
  • BUG FIX : Change the place of a check value (bug if the value was null)
  • Different names check for prizes and code optimization
  • Remove case sensitive sort for displaying all the participants
  • Change error message format in certain cases
  • Change localization message in French


  • Change error message display (now it's the same message as WordPress). Old values are put in the fields so the user don't have to type again the values
  • New winners display


  • Set the prices to win
  • Change PHP version for the main class. I migrate from PHP5 to version 4 because some servers still use PHP4 and PHP4 is the WordPress recommendation


  • Add the possibility to choose between Normal Contest or Speed Contest. Speed Contest choose winners by sorting them by chronological order


  • Bug fix : send a mail to winners (tested online)
  • Bug fix : can display other posts


  • Send a mail to the winners at the end. You can choose to do so or not (not tested yet)

  • Remove "plugin only in french" in a comment


  • Translation in English and French
  • Comments are included in the source code
  • Screenshots are available in the install


  • Release version
  • Only French language is available

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 2015-8-23
Active Installs: 500+


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