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Five Things


Five Things is a wordpress plugin, that manages your best content.
With it you can display, posts, pages or external content in the top format and highlight what is most interesting about your site.
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Why to use

  • It’s easy to use;
  • It’s free;
  • Has good support;
  • It is easy to implement

How to install

  • Add the wp_head() tag in the header.php of your theme before the html tag;
  • Install the plugin;
  • Go to settings page in Settings > Five Things;
  • Edit the data and save;
  • Past in your theme the below code ;
  • Well Done!
  • How to work

In setting page, click in the items for edit it. Below, edit name and link, or click on one page / post for add to ranking. After to edit, click in save changes. For display in your theme, paste in the sidebar.php the code below: , or add with widget.


Click on gear icon for to configure your plugin. Add a title for the top 5 and customize your front-end. After to edit, click in save changes button.


Please read the FAQ first if you experience any problem

If you are unable to resolve your problem with the information provided in the FAQ please submit a support request.


  • English – Default




  • WordPress 3.0+
  • PHP 5+ (Recommended).


  • IE 8+, FireFox 2+, Chrome, Safari 3+, Opera 8+


  1. Add the wp_head() tag in the header.php of your theme before the html tag;
  2. Install the plugin;
  3. Go to settings page in Settings > Five Things;
  4. Edit the data and save;
  5. Past in your theme the below code ;
  6. Well Done!


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Special Thanks

More Information

Twitter – Wiki – Developer Blog


  • Five Things - Widget
  • Five Things - Editor screen
  • Five Things - Editor in focus
  • Five Things - Advanced settings


  1. Extract to your wp-content/plugins directory.
  2. In the admin panel, under plugins activate Five Things.
  3. CSS Plus will appear in the Settings > Five Things.


Your theme need to have the wp_head() tag applied in the See more here.


Other Problems

If you have read and tried the above and you are still having problems, then, please post your issues, in detail (links, error messages) to my site.

Known Problems
Plugin Conflicts

Contributors & Developers

“Five Things” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • New design
  • HTML Support
  • Best organization of files
  • Widget added
  • Javascript better performance


  • Bugfix


  • Initial release.