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LTW Extended Recent Posts


Extended version of the recent posts widget.

It shows the posts excerpt and has a few extra options like number of words that the excerpt should display,
custom show more characters and to show or hide the date of the post.


  • Widget settings
  • Footer sidebar preview


  1. Upload ltw-extended-recent-posts folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Move the widget to the sidebar on the ‘Widgets’ page in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“LTW Extended Recent Posts” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • First release