Recent Global Comments

A global feed of the latest comments from all the sites across your entire network.


  • IMPORTANT security update
  • XSS prevention patches
  • Update WPMU DEV Update Notification


May 7, 2013 - version
  • IMPORTANT security update
  • XSS prevention patches
  • Update WPMU DEV Update Notification

February 19, 2013 - version
  • Fix: 404 header
  • Fix: RSS language

January 5, 2011 - version 1.0.6
  • Compatibility update for WordPress 3.1
  • Update Notifications scripts added
  • RSS Feed display mechanism improved
  • Bug fixes

October 13, 2009 - version 1.0.5

    August 6, 2009 - version 1.0.4
    • WPMU 2.8.2 Compatible

    June 19, 2009 - version 1.0.3
    • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

    June 1, 2009 - version 1.0.2
    • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

    May 18, 2009 - version 1.0.1
    • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

    April 13, 2009 - version 1
    • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

    Downloads 13,809

    Compatibility Multisite 4.1.1 BuddyPress 2.2.1

    Want an RSS feed of all the comments on your entire network – simply, efficiently and quickly?

    This simple but powerful plugin allows you to do just that:

    • Creates a Comment feed URL for your entire network which anyone can subscribe to
    • Provides a simple widget to display your Global comment feed URL
    Recent Global Comment feed
    Introduce a new widget to your collection

    Check it out!

    Once installed your new feed is created at:

    Best of all you can add a simple Subscribe to our Network comment feed byadding your new Recent Global Comment feed widget.

    Just go to Appearance > Widgets and add the Recent Global Comment feed widget to your sidebar.

    For help with installing plugins please refer to our Plugin installation guide.

    To Use:

    1. Install the Comment Indexer

    • The Comment Indexer is designed to index comments from the time it is installed on your network and needs to be installed for the Recent Global Comments Feed plugin to work.
    • The Comment Indexer can’t index posts that were published prior to being installed. i.e. comments published prior to it being installed won’t display in your global comment feed.

    2. Install the Recent Global Comments Feed and then visit Network Admin -> Plugins to Network Activate the plugin.

    3.  Your new feed is created at
    • The Recent Global comments feed is for comments on public sites only. Comments from privates sites don’t appear in the feed.
    • You can check if it is working correctly by posting some new comments and confirming they appear in your global feed.

    4.  A Recent Global Comments feed widget is added to Appearance > Widgets of your main site.

    • By default, the widget is available only on the main site of your network.
    • This behavior can be changed by modifying  your recent-global-comments-feed.php file as shown below to enable widget on all sites.

    Enabling Widget for all sites

    By default the Recent Global Comments feed widget is only enabled for use by the man site.

    You can enable it for all sites on your network as follows:

    1. Open up recent-global-comments-feed.php using a text editing program like EditPlus or Notepad++

    2. Change ‘yes’ to ‘no’ in the following line:

    $recent_global_comments_feed_widget_main_blog_only = ‘yes';

    3. Save your amended recent-global-comments-feed.php and use this file when you upload to wp-content/plugins/

    Editing your php file

    To Use

    1. Go to Appearance > Widgets

    2. Add the Recent Global Comment feed widget to your sidebar.

    • Your global feed is located at

    Recent Global Comment feed