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Better WordPress Recent Comments

Better WordPress Recent Comments

This plugin displays recent comment lists at assigned locations. Comment lists are updated on the fly when a visitor adds a comment or when you moderate one. Does not add any load for end-users.

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1.2.2 (10/26/2013)
  • Marked as WordPress 3.7 compatible.
  • Updated BWP Framework to fix a possible bug that causes BWP setting pages to go blank.
  • Good news: ManageWP.com has become the official sponsor for BWP Recent Comments – [Read more](319-better-wordpress-plugins-updates-2013/).
1.2.1 (05/25/2013)
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed some Notices produced when WP_DEBUG is set to true.
    • Fixed a bug in admin area that could corrupt recent comment list instances.
    • Fixed a bug that breaks an ajax recent comment list.
    • Fixed a bug that breaks the paged recent comment list on a page.
    • Fixed a bug that can breaks RTL WordPress.
    • Comment text should now be shown in full if trim setting is set to 0.
    • Comments from password-protected posts and private posts should not be shown.
    • Trackbacks/pingbacks in spam folder should not be shown.
  • Improvements:
    • (hot) For recent comments grouped by posts: new comments on old posts should now be shown correctly.
    • Comment numbering (%comment_number%) has been added to all recent comment lists.
    • Long words chunk splitting has been improved to support multi-byte characters.
    • Comments from attachment pages should now be shown too.
    • Added a new filter (bwp_rc_dotdotdot) to allow customization of the `…` after trimmed comments.
    • Updated Ajax recent comment list to use jQuery’s new .on() method.
  • Misc:
    • Added Portuguese transation – thanks to Marcus!
    • Added Spanish translation – thanks to Jordi!
    • Added Polish translation – thanks to Jarek!
1.2.0 RC1 (08/04/2011)
  • You can now group comments by post (inspired by the classic Get Recent Comments plugin).
  • You can now have AJAX navigation for any recent comment list you want! Comment list on a separate page also supports AJAX.
  • Templates available for both grouped comment lists and the AJAX navigation.
  • Added a shortcode ([bwp-rc]) to show recent comment lists on a separate page.
  • More template tags for you to use:
    • %author_archive%: link to a comment author’s archive page if found.
    • %comment_count%: the number of comments for the current post.
    • %comment_number%: a comment’s number in the list, e.g. 1, 2, 3, etc. Useful when showing comments on a separate page.
  • Added a new CSS file that will be used when you disable avatar.
  • Now uses date_i18n function for comment date so that it can be localized by default
  • A lot of bug fixes and other improvements which make the plugin much faster and more stable!
1.1.0 (05/01/2011)
  • You can now show comments on a separate page, with pagination and custom template!
  • You can also get comments from a specific post, using either ID or post name (slug)!
  • It’s now possible to trim post title to a certain number of words.
  • Implemented a new way to exclude certain comment authors, using a user’s id.
  • Added a translation tag to %post_title% to make this plugin compatible with multi-lingual websites/blogs.
  • Fixed the non-functional %post_link% template tag.
  • Other unspecified enhancements and bug fixes ;).
1.0.1 (04/11/2011)
  • Fixed the bug that strips legit HTML tags in comment templates. Thanks to Mike McKoy!
  • Fixed the bug that prevents empty comment templates.
  • Fixed the widget class so that it functions more expectedly.
  • Fixed some minor bugs that might cause notice or warning messages. Thanks to Konstantin!
  • Added a reset instances button that will reset all malformed instances caused by 1.0.0’s bugs.
  • It is now possible to have HTML in ‘no comment’ and ‘stripped comment’ message.
  • Comments that belong to trashed posts are no longer included in comment lists.
1.0.0 (01/23/2011)
  • Initial Release
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