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Comment Overload


Some posts make readers want to leave really long comments that would really be better suited as their own blog posts.

This itty bitty plugin will give your rambling commenters a hint.

Inspired by Jen Mylo’s tweet



  1. Unzip ‘’ and upload to your plugin directory (default: wp-content/plugins/).
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘plugins’ page in WP.
  3. Customize in Settings > Discussion


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Version 1.3

  • maintenance
  • verify compat with WP 4.6

Version 1.2

  • translatable
  • reworked to simplify js and php code
  • option for subtler inline alerts after the first.

Version 1.1

  • enqueue scripts correctly

Version 1.0

  • Now with customizable options!

Version 0.1

  • Initial release