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Content Mixx


This plugin retrieves one or more random post/page or both of them from your WordPress installation
from (string)
– show only posts, or pages, or both
– possible values: post | page
numberposts (integer)
– number of posts/pages to return
categories (integers, separated by commas)
– limits returned posts to posts filed under categories found in arguments
exclude (integers, separated by commas)
– limits returned posts to posts NOT filed under categories found in arguments

Sample Code:
    $myposts = contentmixx( 'from=post&numberposts=2&categories=8' );
    foreach( $myposts as $post ) {
        setup_postdata( $post ); 
        <div class="sideBarPost">
            <h3><a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>"><?php the_title() ?></a></h3>
            <p><?php the_excerpt(); ?></p>
            <p><a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>">Read More...</a></p>

         $results = contentmixx('numberposts=3');
         foreach($results as $post) :
        <h2><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h2>
        <?php the_content(); ?>
     <?php endforeach; ?>

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Copyright 2007 Benjamin Sterling (

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of

See the GNU General Public License for more details:


  1. Unzip into your /wp-content/plugins/ directory. If you’re uploading it make sure to upload the top-level folder. Don’t just upload all the php files and put them in /wp-content/plugins/.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“Content Mixx” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.