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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

It's the pro version and available on Tip Top Press created for big WordPress sites.

Pro features

  • Custom Post Types, Terms and Custom Taxonomies
  • Multi selection
  • Vertical Scrolling News Ticker
  • More examples on the demo page

Features

  • Shortcode: Use [catposts] in the content and edit options in the customizer.
  • Option to change ordering of posts.
  • Option to show post thumbnail & set dimension by width & height.
  • Option to crop thumbnails with CSS. What is 'CSS Image Crop'?
  • Option to set mouse hover effects for post thumbnail.
  • Jetpack 'Social buttons on posts' support
  • Option to hide social buttons on output
  • Option to put thumbnail on top
  • Option to hide posts which have no thumbnail.
  • Option to disable widget CSS.
  • Set how many posts to show.
  • Option exclude current post.
  • Option show post author.
  • Set which category the posts should come form.
  • Option to show the post excerpt, set the length and change 'more' text.
  • Option to show and format the post date and link to the category page.
  • Option to show the comment count.
  • Option to make the widget title link to the category page.
  • Option to link to the category page below posts list.
  • Option to hide the widget title and post titles.
  • Option to hide widget, if category have currently no posts.
  • Multiple widgets.
  • Multi sites support.
  • Localization support.

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: 4.5.3
Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
Active Installs: 80,000+

Ratings

4.3 out of 5 stars

Support

5 of 7 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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