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A Year Ago Today


Plugin that shows links to posts that were posted exactly one year ago as a widget in the sidebar. Posts are listed by popularity based on the number of comments.

If there were no posts posted a year ago then the widget will not show anything in the sidebar.

User options: Title and number of posts to show (default “a year ago today” and “1”).


  1. Upload year_ago.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use the widget menu to place the plugin in your sidebar.

Contributors & Developers

“A Year Ago Today” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.