Better Recent Comments

Version: 1.1.1

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The default Recent Comments widget is somewhat limited. Better Recent Comments improves on this by providing a more flexible widget with options to show the user’s actual comment, as well as show avatars and the ability to show or hide the comment date. As well as the widget, there’s a handy shortcode you can use to display your recent comments. This is useful if you need to display comments somewhere other than your sidebar or footer, such as on your homepage. Simply add the shortcode [better_recent_comments]. That’s not all! The plugin is also WPML compatible, which means that the comments will be restricted to those in the current language. The default WordPress widget will list all recent comments, regardless of language, so you might end up with comments for German-language posts in the sidebar of your English site. Better Recent Comments solves this and makes sure the comments are for the current language only. Translations currently provided in Spanish, French and Italian. Options available with the shortcode: format – the format of each recent comment. This option uses ‘placeholders’ which are substituted with the actual data when the comments are displayed. See the FAQs for details. number – the number of comments to display. Default: 5 comments date_format – the date and time format to use. Like WordPress, this uses...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage
  • Minimal impact on pagespeed
  • No PHP errors, warning, notices
  • No Javascript issues
  • Latest PHP 7.2.16 compatible
  • Latest WordPress 5.3.1 compatible
  • Optimized database footprint
  • No activation errors
  • No resource errors
  • Frequently updated
  • No problems were detected during tests.
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  • Average memory usage is 12.94 KB
  • This is less than 99% plugins

Page Speed Page Speed

  • Average page loading time is increased by 0.03s
  • This is faster than 99% plugins

Page Tests (after activation)

Memory Usage Plugins Page

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.37s
  • Memory Usage: 0.45 MB

Memory Usage Front Page

  • Page URL: /
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.24s
  • Memory Usage: 0.42 MB

Memory Usage Widgets

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/widgets.php
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.71s
  • Memory Usage: 0.46 MB

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5

Ease of Use

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5

Quality of Support

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5

Value for Money

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- 0.03s
/(front page)
- 0.1s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0.09s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.01s
/wp-admin/edit.php
- 0.01s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.07s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.04s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.01s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.13s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
- 0.11s
/wp-admin/upload.php
- 0.05s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

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Change

Average Change
+ 12.94KB
/ (front page)
+ 2.19KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 2.57KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 2.71KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 2.67KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 2.71KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 2.59KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 2.63KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 9.11KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 3.56KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 2.71KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 2.57KB

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Overall Quality
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Ease of Use
5
Quality of Support
5
Value for Money
5
Features
5

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  24 Jan, 2020

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5/5
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5/5
Easy of Use
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Customer Support
5/5
Feature of Functionality
5/5
Value of Money

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