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WP Category Post List Widget

Widget & Shortcode to list down posts filtered by Category, with Thumbnails, Custom HTML structure, Excerpt, CSS theme with API & much more

Uploading The Plugin

Extract all files from the ZIP file, making sure to keep the file/folder structure intact, and then upload it to /wp-content/plugins/.

See Also: "Installing Plugins" article on the WP Codex

Plugin Activation

Go to the admin area of your WordPress install and click on the "Plugins" menu. Click on "Activate" for the "WP Category Post List Widget" plugin.

Widget Usage

This is pretty much straight forward...

  • Go to Appearance > Widgets
  • Drag and drop the WP Category Post List to your sidebar/footer wherever.
  • Customize the options.
  • Go to Settings > Category Posts (WP CPL) and set the global theming options and thumbnail sizes.

Shortcode Usage

The basic shortcode usage of the plugin is

[wp_cpl_sc cat_id=1 css_theme=2 list_num=5]

where you change the cat_id, list_num and css_theme values. For more information on attributes check the documentation page

Upgrading the Plugin

So far we have released a few versions of this plugin. You can just deactivate and delete old version and install the latest one from here.

Alternately you can use WordPress' own auto-update feature and forget about updating manually.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 2012-5-16
Downloads: 94,402

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