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Recent comments widget with comment excerpts

Description

This plugin replaces the default recent comments widget so it behaves differently. Instead of the format “username on post title,” the widget will display “username said comment excerpt.”

Installation

  1. Download recent-comments-widget-with-excerpts.zip
  2. Decompress the file contents
  3. Upload the recent-comments-widget-with-excerpts folder to a WordPress plugins directory (/wp-content/plugins)
  4. Activate the plugin from the Administration Dashboard
  5. Open the Widgets page under the Appearance section
  6. Drag the widget to an active sidebar

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Contributors & Developers

“Recent comments widget with comment excerpts” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.121230

Wrapped the author name with an HTML span to allow CSS to target only the author name.

0.111019

Massage the comment data with strip_tags, apply_filters and mb_substr for international characters/unicode

0.110111

Stop showing ellipsis if the comment length is not long enough to be trimmed by the widget

0.101109

First build