A tiny plugin to embed a list of recent posts in a page or a post...
recent-posts-embeddirectory and its content to the
[recent posts]in your post, and it will be replaced by a list of recent posts. You can also limit the result to the categories you need by specifying their IDs in the tag:
[recent posts = 1,7,15]or exclude some categories like this:
[recent posts = -2,-4].