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Latest Posts Widget

Description

List the lastest posts from a category or from all categories:

  • The excerpt of each post can be displayed.
  • The date of each post can be displayed.
  • The number of posts that you want to display can be fixed.
  • The categories of the post can be displayed (if one category is selected, the selected one is not displayed).
  • The featured image can be display or, if it is not set, the first image of the post is selected.
  • The image can be displayed before or after the title.

Installation

  1. Upload raw-latest-posts-widget.zip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Goto the Widget tab of the Presentation section
  4. Drag and drop ‘Latest Post widget’ in the area where you it to be displayed

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Contributors & Developers

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

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Changelog

1.1

  • The featured image can be display or, if it is not set, the first image of the post is selected.
  • The image can be displayed before or after the title.

1.0

  • First version