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Participants Widget


This wordpress widget displays a list of the blog’s participants, with a link to their profile, and the number of posts and comments they have contributed.

This project was generously supported by The Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (


Plugin code is available at

  1. Upload plugin-name.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Copy the themes/authors.php file into your theme directory you can also override the profile behavior
    (, and display a list of the
    author’s posts, and comments (deep linked to the context they they came from).


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  • Added the participants_report functionality to generate a csv file of all of a blog’s contributions (posts and comments).


  • Initial stable release