Plugin adds shortcode capability for adding posts by category to a page.
This plugin creates the [Category]] Shortcode. The code takes 5 arguments:
number: the number of posts to display. 0 equals the default number. -1 equals the total available.
Order: Ascending or Descending
Display Method: Full, Excerpt, Title
Order By: Author, Date, Title, Modified, Parent, ID, Rand, None, or Comment Count.
Category: this is the category id the category or categories that should be searched. Multiple categories can be specified in a comma separated list.
[Category number='5' method='title' order='asc' id='11,45' orderby='comment_count']
This will show 5 posts in ascending order of category 11 and 45 as arranged by comment_count and will display just the post titles.