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Foursquare Latest Checkins


Displays venue names and icons of the latest Foursquare checkins.
Requires Foursquare Username and Password filled out in the widget’s settings.


  • Example of the Widget in the Sidebar
  • Configuration


  1. Upload foursquare_latest_checkins.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Select where you would like the widget to be displayed under ‘Widgets’


How many checkins can I display?

From what I found out, currently the API returns 18 checkins, but your number may vary.

How do I style the widget using CSS?

The widget spits out an unstylerd unorderd list with the id “foursquare_latest_checkins_widget”

Contributors & Developers

“Foursquare Latest Checkins” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Changed input field in Settings for item count to select tag
  • Error handling if there is no Foursquare data or the history has no elements
  • Show checkin time (selectable)


  • First public release.