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Adding a personal message for commenters

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If you have left a comment, you might have noticed that there is a message for you before the comment field, that looks like this:
 

 
It’s pretty simple to implement, though you do need to muck about a very little bit in php. Here’s how:

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Blogger – displaying the latest comments gadget

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From time to time, people comment on my blogposts (you may too by the way, just click the “# COMMENTS” link below to comment on this post), and at times they even comment on very old blogposts, such as this one, dated September 14th, 2007. The problem with this is that unless you actually read the post in question, you’re not likely to know that the comment was made.
 
What I wanted to do, then, was add a gadget to the sidebar, displaying the last five or so comments that were made. As it turns out, this was simpler than I’d expected. Here’s how:
 

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