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WordPress.com Popular Posts

This plugin can show the most popular articles in your sidebar, using data collected by Jetpack or WordPress.com Stats plugins.

IMPORTANT: this plugin has been abandoned!

If you are a developer and would like to fork, feel free to do so (under the GPLv3 license). No need to contact me.

WordPress.com Popular Posts lists the most popular posts on a WordPress powered site. This list can be used in the sidebar to show an indication of which are the most visited pages.

For further info visit plugin homepage.

Requires one of these plugins installed:

From v2.0.0, it requires WordPress 2.8 or greater.

Features

  • Catch your visitors' eye with a list of your most interesting contents!
  • It doesn't overload your site: all the stats are stored on WordPress.com
  • Support for multiple (and different) widgets on a page
  • Support for shortcodes to embed the list inside a page/post
  • Choose how many links to show, the time period of the stats...
  • Support for filters: by category, ID, authors, visits...
  • The format of the link is completely customizable
  • Support for displaying post thumbnails in the list
  • Support for displaying post excerpt
  • Support for displaying post visits
  • Internal caching system, to be faster than light

You can follow the development on Github.

Requires: 2.8.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.3.2
Last Updated: 2012-11-27
Downloads: 143,241

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