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Advanced Comments Widget

LICENSE TYPE: INFINITE

Description

This recent comments widget provides advanced widget features for displaying comment author avatars and an excerpt of their comment.

Features

  • Select which post types to show comments for. (You can choose either all types, or a specific type.)
  • Exclude pingbacks and trackbacks.
  • Set the number of comments to show.
  • Set the order for displaying the comments.
  • Show comment author avatar.
  • Set and preview avatar size.
  • Show an excerpt of the comment.
  • Determine the length of the excerpt.
  • Select the comment list format to match your sites markup. Choose from: ol, ul, or div.
  • Select the comment format. Choose between html5 or xhtml.
  • Create multiple comment lists with different settings.

Developer Features

This widget was built not only with end-users in mind, but also plugin developers. Almost every aspect of this widget is extensible through filters and action hooks. You can even add your own form fields to the widget form!

  • Need to remove a field from the widget form? Not a problem! Every field is passed through its own filter for easy customization.
  • Need to modify the output of the widget? Easy! The output is passed through numerous filters, allowing you to customize the comment list to meet your projects requirements.
  • For a full list of action hooks and filters, please see the plugin documentation: http://darrinb.com/plugins/advanced-comments-widget

Screenshots

Installation

From the WordPress.org plugin repository:

  • Download and install using the built in WordPress plugin installer.
  • Activate in the Plugins area of your admin by clicking the Activate link.
  • No further setup or configuration is necessary.

From GitHub:

  • Download the latest stable version.
  • Extract the zip folder to your plugins directory.
  • Activate in the Plugins area of your admin by clicking the Activate link.
  • No further setup or configuration is necessary.

FAQ

The plugins official page: http://darrinb.com/plugins/advanced-comments-widget

Of course! Have an idea for a feature? Reach out on the plugins official page. Want to dive into the code? Jump right in! Feel free to submit pull requests for new ideas enhancements!

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