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Column Posts

Display categories or posts in columns.

Column Posts is a WordPress plugin that allows you to display your posts in columns. The columns can be classified by categories or posts.

These are the features:

  • The columns can be grouped by categories or posts.
  • The column boxes can be displayed between 1 to 3 columns.
  • The category title can be redefined.
  • The categories can be selected manually or displayed all.
  • The categories can be ordered by id, name and listed in the include category.
  • The number of posts can be specified.
  • The posts can be shown with excerpts, thumbnails or only post title.
  • Sticky posts can be hidden.
  • Only posts with thumbnails by category can be shown.
  • The posts can be ordered by title or date.
  • The size of the thumbnails is configurable.
  • The appearance of the elements shown in the plugin can be configured.
  • This plugin has the flexibility to be used as a template tag or widget.
  • Shortcode with include and exclude category parameters


To display the posts in columns, use the following code in your template files: . You can use the shortcode [columnpost] if you want to display the output of this plugin in your page or post content. Also, the column posts can be displayed in the sidebar by using the Column Posts widget.


If you have created your own language pack, or have an update of an existing one, you can contact me so that I can bundle it into Column Posts. You can download the latest POT file.

Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.5
Last Updated: 10 months ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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