This new WordPress plugin provides a configurable limit on the length of comments left in the comment form, with a character countdown displayed for the user and dynamically updated with each keypress.
NOTE: This article was originally published on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog and was later moved here to GregsPlugins.com.
When this plugin was originally released, the full contents of the 'README' file were provided here in this article. Since the contents of the 'README' file evolve over time, I have now removed the original version but have kept this stub posting so as to preserve the comments which were made at the time.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: This plugin now has a newer version! For information on subsequent releases, please see the update announcements here:
- Version 1.1: “New Version of Comment Length Plugin Adds Anti-Spam Features”
- Version 1.2: “WordPress Comment Length Limiter Plugin Updated”
- Version 1.3: (no separate announcement)
- Version 1.4: “WordPress Plugins Get Performance Boost”