Latest Posts Widget

Description

Latest Posts Widget is a light widget designed to do one thing and do it well: display the most recent posts from your site with various options like excerpt, featured image, date by sorting & ordering feature.

Features

  • Option to change ordering of posts.
  • Option to show post thumbnail & set dimension by width & height.
  • Set how many posts to show.
  • Option to show the post excerpt and how long the excerpt should be.
  • Option to show the post date.
  • Option to show the comment count.
  • Multiple widgets.

Contribute

While using this plugin if you find any bug or any conflict, please submit an issue at
Github (If possible with a pull request).

Screenshots

  • The widget configuration dialog.
  • Front end of the widget showing full features of the plugin in a default WordPress Theme.
  • Latest Posts list showing post title only.

Installation

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of Latest Posts Widget,

  1. log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.
  2. In the search field type “Latest Posts Widget” and click Search Plugins.
  3. Once you’ve found plugin, you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”.
  4. Then, go to plugins page of WordPress admin activate the plugin.
  5. Now, goto the Widgets page of the Appearance section and configure the Latest Posts widget.

Manual installation

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Upload it to the plugins folder of your blog.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Now, goto the Widgets page of the Appearance section and configure the Latest Posts widget.

Contributors & Developers

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

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Changelog

1.1

  • Fixed Thumbnail Issue for few servers
  • Added Added PHP5 Constructor
  • Compatible with WordPress 4.3

1.0

  • Initial Release