Widget & Shortcode to list down posts filtered by Category, with Thumbnails, Custom HTML structure, Excerpt, CSS theme with API & much more
Extract all files from the ZIP file, making sure to keep the file/folder structure intact, and then upload it to
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.
This is pretty much straight forward...
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
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.