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Expandable Dashboard Recent Comments

Adds links for in-place expansion of comment excerpts in the admin dashboard 'Comments' section of the 'Activity' widget to view f

2.3 (2013-12-24)

  • Fix CSS selectors to properly format full comments under WP 3.8
  • Fix JS selectors to show Expand/Collapse All links under WP 3.8
  • Add Frequently Asked Questions section to readme.txt
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.8+
  • Update copyright date (2014)
  • Add banner
  • Minor readme.txt text and formatting tweaks
  • Change donate link


  • Fix support for WP3.6+ due to core's change of '...' to '…' for the excerpt ellipsis
  • Add is_text_excerpted(), get_ellipsis()
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.6+


  • Add 'comment' arg to is_comment_initially_expanded() for context
  • Add 'comment' as additional arg to 'c2c_expandable_dashboard_recent_comments_start_expanded' filter
  • Change description (to shorten)
  • Add check to prevent execution of code if file is directly accessed
  • Regenerate .pot
  • Re-license as GPLv2 or later (from X11)
  • Add 'License' and 'License URI' header tags to readme.txt and plugin file
  • Remove ending PHP close tag
  • Minor improvements to inline and readme docs
  • Minor code reformatting (spacing)
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.5+
  • Update copyright date (2013)
  • Move screenshots into repo's assets directory


  • Use "Show more"/"Show less" links in comment row actions instead of appending expand/collapse link
  • Add filter 'c2c_expandable_dashboard_recent_comments_start_expanded' to permit initial display of comments in expanded state
  • Remove class configuration array
  • Remove filter 'c2c_expandable_dashboard_recent_comments_config'
  • Enqueue CSS
  • Enqueue JS
  • Add register_styles(), enqueue_admin_css(), enqueue_admin_js()
  • Remove add_css(), add_js()
  • Add support for localization
  • Add .pot
  • No longer hide the ellipsis
  • Hook 'load-index.php' action to initialize plugin rather than checking pagenow
  • Add version() to return plugin version
  • Minor code reformatting (spacing)
  • Note compatibility through WP 3.3+
  • Drop support for versions of WP older than 3.1
  • Update screenshots (now based on WP 3.3)
  • Add link to plugin directory page to readme.txt
  • Update copyright date (2012)


  • Note compatibility through WP 3.2+
  • Minor code formatting changes (spacing)
  • Fix plugin homepage and author links in description in readme.txt


  • Don't display expand/collapse links for users without JavaScript and jQuery enabled
  • Add admin unobtrusive javascript to handle expand/collapse of comments when links are clicked
  • Use substr() instead of preg_match() to detect presence of '...'
  • Remove 'onclick' attribute for links (perform via unobtrusive JS)
  • Fix plugin links in description in readme.txt


  • Add link to plugin homepage to description in readme.txt


  • Switch from object instantiation to direct class function invocation
  • Explicitly declare all functions public static and class variables public static
  • Note compatibility with WP 3.1+
  • Update copyright date (2011)


  • Add filter 'c2c_expandable_dashboard_recent_comments_config' to allow filtering of config options
  • Rename class from 'ExpandableDashboardRecentComments' to 'c2c_ExpandableDashboardRecentComments'
  • Store plugin instance in global variable, $c2c_expandable_dashboard_recent_comments, to allow for external manipulation
  • Move is_admin() check to before class creation
  • Add init() and move hooking of actions/filters to there
  • Remove docs from top of plugin file (all that and more are in readme.txt)
  • Note compatibility with WP 3.0+
  • Minor code reformatting (spacing)
  • Add Filters and Upgrade Notice sections to readme
  • Remove trailing whitespace in header docs


  • Add full PHPDoc documentation
  • Minor formatting tweaks
  • Note compatibility with WP 2.9+
  • Update copyright date
  • Update readme.txt (including adding Changelog)


  • Initial release

Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2013-12-24
Downloads: 4,666


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