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Recent Comments Widget Plus

Provides custom recent comments widget with extra features such as display avatar, comment excerpt and much more!

This plugin will enable a custom and advanced recent comments widget. Allows you to display a list of the most recent comments with avatar and excerpt, you can also choose which to show newer comments first or older comments first and choose comments from any post type.

Please take a look the plugin page for more details:

Features Include

  • Display avatar with customizable size.
  • Display comment excerpt with customizable length.
  • Exclude pingback & trackback
  • Post type option.
  • Offset option.
  • Option to choose the comments order.
  • Allows you to set title url.
  • Custom CSS class.
  • Multiple widgets.


  • English
  • French
  • German


If you want to contribute, we hosted the plugin on github:

Author 6 Hour Creative
Contributors satrya
Tags Avatar, excerpt, recent comments, recent comments widget, sidebar, widget
  1. comments-widget-plus screenshot 1

    Widgets output

  2. comments-widget-plus screenshot 2

    General settings

  3. comments-widget-plus screenshot 3

    Comments settings

  4. comments-widget-plus screenshot 4

    Avatar settings

  5. comments-widget-plus screenshot 5

    Excerpt settings

Through Dashboard

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin panel and go to Plugins -> Add New
  2. Type comments widget plus in the search box and click on search button.
  3. Find Comments Widget Plus plugin.
  4. Then click on Install Now after that activate the plugin.
  5. Go to the widgets page Appearance -> Widgets.
  6. Find Recent Comments Plus widget.

Installing Via FTP

  1. Download the plugin to your hardisk.
  2. Unzip.
  3. Upload the comments-widget-plus folder into your plugins directory.
  4. Log in to your WordPress admin panel and click the Plugins menu.
  5. Then activate the plugin.
  6. Go to the widgets page Appearance -> Widgets.
  7. Find Recent Comments Plus widget.

1.0.5 - Sept 11, 2016

  • Support WordPress 4.6.1

1.0.4 - Dec 19, 2015

  • Support WordPress 4.4
  • Added German translation

1.0.3 - Nov 06, 2015

  • Improve the jQuery tabs performance
  • Better security, sanitize all outputs
  • Updated language file

1.0.2 - Oct 11, 2015

  • Added French translation. Thanks Adrien
  • Added flexible per widget hook for developer
  • Updated language file
  • New features: Exclude pingback & trackback
  • New features: Avatar type, square / rounded

1.0.1 - Oct 7, 2015

  • Added default color to the comment excerpt
  • Added class cwp-on-text to the On text

1.0.0 - Sept 20, 2015

  • Initial release

How to disable default style

This plugin add a small css code to your website, to remove it please add the code below in your theme functions.php

add_filter( 'cwp_use_default_style', '__return_false' );
Version 1.0.5

Requires WordPress version: 4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.6.3

Last Updated 09 Oct 2016

Date Added: 21 Sep 2015

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