WordPress Commentracker

Wordpress Commentracker was a WordPress plugin designed to keep record of all the comments left on other blogs.

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This plugin is based on CommenTracker script by Sergio Alvarez (xergio) [ http://xergio.net/ ]

Commentracker is a script for managing your Distributed Conversations across the blogosphere. It means it is a way to save a local copy of all the comments you post on other blogs.

Wordpress Commentracker integrates CommenTracker into WordPress and saves your comments into a category of your choice, taking advantatge of the advanced capabilities of WordPress as Blogging Platform (archives, themes, search engine, plugins...)

Author: Joan Junyent Tarrida (-). Contributors: jjunyent
Created on 2007-03-16 and last updated on 2007-08-08 2:48pm GMT. Downloaded 780 times and rated -% by - users.
Download (Version 0.1.1 requires 2.0, tested with 2.1).

  1. Download the files and extract them.
  2. Create a category where you want to place the comments.
  3. Edit the variables you will find on wp_ct_plugin.php.
  4. Change the category-x.php template to the corresponding category number (eg. category-21.php). If you do not use the default theme you will may have to adapt or create a new template.
  5. Upload it through FTP to the server where your Wordpress blog is hosted.
    • wp_commentracker.php should go to the root of your wordpress installation. In the same dir of /wp-config.php
    • wpct_plugin.php should go to the plugins folder /wp-content/plugins/
    • category-x.php should go to your theme folder eg. /wp-content/themes/default/
  6. Activate it through the plugin management screen.
  7. Create a bookmarklet in your Firefox (if you do not use Firefox just look how your browser works) with the following location:

        javascript:ct_url='http://your.wordpress.root.url/wp_commentracker.php'; void(z=document.body.appendChild(document.createElement('script'))); void(z.type='text/javascript'); void(z.src=ct_url+'?mode=js'); void(z.id='Wp_Commentracker');
    Just point ct_url to your wp_commentracker.php (you should have placed it in the root of your WordPress installation)
  8. Now it's ready to be used.

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v0.1 = Initial release.


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