In order to give admins on our multi-user weblog a better overview of recent comments, I added a page based on latest_comments. In doing so I stumbled on some limitations and I wonder whether I am the only one. So here are some thoughts on things I'd like to be able to use. I realize it's a lot, but hey, who doesn't like to dream?
- a link to the entry that belongs to the comment, in combination with the title.
- %editlink% so admins don't have to go to Pivotx (or the original comment, where we've added the editlink already) first, before they can start editing.
- separate length attributes for %name% and %title%.
- formatting of the date.
- the possibility to format the anchor that is used, for instance for people who don't like to include the author name.
- addition of gravatars (and option to set their size). This was mentioned before, I couldn't find it on Uservoice. Having seen it in use with Disqus, I think it looks nice.
- the possibility to use paging, in case latest_comments is used on a page with comments only. I understand this is not the main use of latest_comments, but think it could be of value to others. Setting up such a page might come in very handy in case of massive spam. Or am I mistaken that the admin interface only allows for viewing a limited amount of comments?
- Come to think of it, an option to select several comments for deletion would be nice, but I suppose most people would prefer to see that in the PivotX interface.