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Category Posts Widget

Adds a widget that shows the most recent posts from a single category.

Category Posts Widget is a light widget designed to do one thing and do it well: display the most recent posts from a certain category.

Term and Category based Posts Widget

A premium version of this free widget here and available on tiptoppress.com created for big WordPress sites. We've also started creating free widget extensions for the Premium Widget. The first extension is the Excerpt Extension.

Premium features

  • "Post List Alterations"
  • Masonry (Responsive grid layouts)
  • Grid and Column full page layouts
  • Slider (Vertical and horizontal)
  • Categories, Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, Events, Products, ...
  • Full background post images
  • Mouse hover effects for post thumbnail
  • E-Mail support
  • All free features
  • More examples on the demo pages

Features

  • Shortcode (Easily change all Shortcode options in the customizer.)
  • Support multiple shortcodes
  • Add option for post offset (use two or more widgets after another)
  • Add insert shortcode buttons to the editor toolbar
  • For editing shortcode adds a Customizer link to the admin-bar ("With one click to the Customizer").
  • Option to show post thumbnail & set dimensions by width & height.
  • Option for client-side cropped thumbnail dimensions by width & height.
  • Fluid images for Responsive Layouts
  • Option to set mouse hover effects for post thumbnail.
  • Set a thumbnail as default thumbnail
  • Add option to enable excerpt filters from Themes and plugins
  • Jetpack 'Social buttons on posts' support.
  • Add option to disable social buttons, banner, ... in the excerpt
  • Option to change ordering of posts.
  • Set which category the posts should come form.
  • Add dropdownbox entry for 'all' categories
  • Set how many posts to show.
  • Option to hide widget, if category have currently no posts.
  • Add option to disable subcategories
  • Option to put thumbnail on top.
  • Option to hide posts which have no thumbnail.
  • Option exclude current post.
  • Option to hide the widget title and post titles.
  • Option to make the widget title link to the category page.
  • Option to show the post excerpt, set the length, allow HTML and change 'more' text.
  • Option show post author.
  • Option to show the comment count.
  • Option to show the post date.
  • Option to make the widget date link to the category page.
  • Option to format the outputted date string.
  • Option to link to the category page below posts list.
  • Option to disable widget CSS or only the font styles.
  • Multiple widgets.
  • Multi sites support.
  • Support localization with translate.wordpress.org
  • Use WP user profile for settings ('auto close' and if the shortcode button appears in the editor toolbar)

Documentation

Contribute

While using this plugin if you find any bug or any conflict, please submit an issue at Github (If possible with a pull request).

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.2
Last Updated: 23 hours ago
Active Installs: 80,000+

Ratings

4.5 out of 5 stars

Support

8 of 9 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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