WordPress ships with a Recent Comments widget, which is very handy, but on the other hand does not give you much freedom in terms of look and feel. There are plugins out there with will offer some more functionallity, but you sometimes feel you just want to free yourself form any limitations. So here I present the recent comments function. Let’s get our hands dirty.
This post was originally published on April 9, 2009 and is now being being republished as it has been entirely revised. The original method is removed and now replaced by a new one.