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Dashboard: Recent Comments Extended

Description

WordPress 2.5 introduces a widgetized dashboard featuring the latest comments and WordPress news.

This plugin creates a new widget for that dashboard that lists out the latest comments.

See Also: Dashboard Widget Manager

Credits

Inspired by Dashboard: Latest Spam by Viper007Bond

Screenshots

  • Dashboard: Recent Comments Extended default view
  • Dashboard: Recent Comments Extended options

Installation

Updgrading From A Previous Version

To upgrade from a previous version of this plugin, delete the entire folder and files from the previous version of the plugin and then follow the installation instructions below.
Or just use the ‘Automatic upgrade’ feature

Installing The Plugin

Extract all files from the ZIP file, making sure to keep the file structure intact, and then upload it to /wp-content/plugins/.

This should result in the following file structure:

- wp-content
    - plugins
        - dashboard-recent-comments-extended
            | dashboard-recent-comments-extended.php
            | readme.txt

Then just visit your admin area and activate the plugin.

See Also: “Installing Plugins” article on the WP Codex

Using The Plugin

The new widget will show up automatically on your dashboard. If you use Dashboard Widget Manager plugin and have specified a custom widget order, you will need to visit it’s management page and add this new widget to your dashboard.

FAQ

Does this plugin support other languages?

Yes, it does. See the WordPress Codex for details on how to make a translation file. Then just place the translation file, named dashboard-recent-comments-extended-[value in wp-config].mo, into the plugin’s folder.

Contributors & Developers

“Dashboard: Recent Comments Extended” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

Version 1.0

  • Initial release.