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Posts in checked categories

Add a widget that shows the most recent posts in checked categories

Categories Recent Posts Widget is a light widget designed to do one thing and do it well: display the most recent posts from checked categories.


  • [NEW] Can anable timthumb to resize image or disable it
  • [NEW] Can anable or disable post date, comment number
  • [NEW] Can anable or disable excerpt, can set exerpt length
  • Option to change ordering of posts.
  • Support for displaying thumbnail images via WP 2.9's new post thumbnail feature.
  • Set how many posts to show.
  • Can checked categories that posts come from
  • Multiple widgets.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 800+


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