Best Related Posts is a straight forward and easy to use plug in. It shows related posts for the post user is reading. It also add the first picture in post as thumbnail beside the related post.
It is better than other plugins and widgets as it is good for internal link building and overall pagerank. it Lets you to design the look of your related posts list. It lets to write your own HTML and gives you access to some tags (link, title, image etc)
- Do I have to create thumbnails for each post?
No, It takes first image of your post and displays it as thumbnail.
- released the plugin
*fixed bug in admin menu
*fixed array_filter errors
*fixed image width issue
*added multiple language support
*fixed instal issues including file location problems
*Fixed the code so related posts does not include pages
*Fixed the error that was not showing posts on some blogs after last update
*Fixed Formatting issue with IE
*Fixed the Function call bug
*Fixed Wrapping issues in IE 6 +
*Cleaner Code for Plugin installation Provided so that blog does not break when you disable to plugin
*Removed all external links from front end as per wordpress.org policy