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Recent Posts Widget With Thumbnails

List of your site’s most recent posts, with clickable title and thumbnails.

5.0

  • Removed usage of cache
  • Removed usage of extract()
  • Improved: Faster check for found first image against being an image
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.7.2

4.13.3

  • Revised translation of author line

4.13.2

  • Revised widget template for more conformity to WP standard widget output

4.13.1

  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.7

4.13

  • Added option to print the post category slugs as class names at LI elements
  • Fixed outdated URL to reviews
  • Updated *.pot file and german translation

4.12

  • Added option to ignore the post excerpt field as source of the excerpt
  • Updated *.pot file and german translation

4.11

  • Revised uninstall function for WordPress 4.6 due to the introduction of WP_Site_Query class
  • Narrowed down loading of plugin's admin CSS file to Widgets page only
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.6

4.10.2

  • Fixed wrong length of excerpts

4.10.1

  • Added chmod after creation of public.css to ensure correct file permissions
  • Revised excerpt creation

4.10

  • Fixed old-to-new posts sort order in some installations to force new-to-old sort order
  • Fixed outdated translation
  • Added russian translation. Thank you very much, dmitriynn
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.5.2

4.9.2

  • Added polish translation. Thank you very much, Marcin Mikolajczyk
  • Improved: Manual excerpts are taken unchanged ("as is")
  • I18n description in the backend's plugin list
  • Added link to more versatile plugin Ultimate Post List Pro
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.5
  • Updated *.pot file and translations

4.9.1

  • Improved integration of 3rd party plugins for effects on the thumbnail

4.9

  • Added option: Open post links in new windows
  • Renamed back: Hook 'rpwwt-widget-title' to 'widget-title' to let 3rd party plugins change the title
  • Improved sanitizing of stored variables
  • Updated *.pot file and translations
  • Updated screenshot of widget in the backend

4.8

  • Added option: Show post author
  • Updated *.pot file and translations
  • Updated screenshot of widget in the backend

4.7

  • Added option: Random order of posts
  • Updated *.pot file and translations
  • Updated screenshot of widget in the backend
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.4.2

4.6.2

  • Renamed the hook names to avoid interferences with other functions of plugins and the theme. If you use these hooks for that plugin please change them: just place 'rpwwt_' before the hook names
  • Improved: Last list item has no space anymore to the next widget to keep same spaces between widgets

4.6.1

  • Fixed: widget title. Now if no title is entered no title is displayed (instead of showing the plugin's name)
  • Fixed: commas in categories list. Commas are now internationalized (translated)

4.6

  • Added option: Post categories
  • Updated *.pot file and translations
  • Updated screenshot of widget in the backend

4.5.1

  • Moved comment checkbox to position after form fields for the excerpt options
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.4

4.5

  • Added option: Post title length
  • Updated *.pot file and translations

4.4

  • Added option: Show number of comments
  • Updated *.pot file and translations

4.3.4

  • Fixed search stop at more link
  • Deleted visual intend of the linklist in some themes
  • Refactored thumbnail size variable

4.3.3

Improved data sanitization

4.3.2

  • Added widget description based on backend language
  • Corrected text domain name for translate.wordpress.org
  • Renamed translation files

4.3.1

  • Little adaptions for language files, ready for translate.wordpress.org
  • Updated *.pot file and translations

4.3

  • Added arabic translation. Thank you very much, Shadi AlZard
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.3.1

4.2.1

  • Fixed alignment of text and thumbnail in right-to-left (RTL) languages. Please re-save the widget to get the correct layout in RTL languages.

4.2

  • Added persian translation (Farsi). Thank you very much Sajjad Panahi
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.3

4.1

  • Changed single selection of a category to selection of multiple categories
  • Added DIV with id rpwwt-{widget_id} and class rpwwt-widget around list for available container with ensured attribute for CSS selectors
  • Updated admin CSS
  • Updated *.pot file and german translation
  • Updated screenshot of widget in the backend
  • Revised readme.txt

4.0

  • Added category option: widget only lists posts of a selected category, else lists posts of all categories
  • Added sticky posts option: widget shows sticky posts on top of the list, else lists them in normal order
  • Added hide current post option: widget does not list the post where the user is currently on, else lists it
  • Added CSS class names for easy designing of the list and its list items; see Description for details
  • Added style sheet for Widget page in the backend
  • Fixed missing custom image sizes in frontend
  • Formatted the code more readable
  • Updated *.pot file and german translation
  • Updated screenshots
  • Revised readme.txt

3.0

  • Added default image sizes dropdown menu
  • Added options to print out excerpts
  • Refactored: HTML output moved into include files
  • Slight improvements for security and performance
  • Updated *.pot file and german translation
  • Revised readme.txt

2.3.3

  • Fixed error message on trial to open the CSS file
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.2.2

2.3.2

  • Fixed bug of wrong path to public.css file
  • Changed HTML class names, now they start with 'rpwwt-'

2.3.1

  • Set CSS for the list style to prevent dots in some themes
  • Added span element with class "post-title" around the title
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 4.2

2.3

  • Added option to keep aspect ratios of the original images
  • Added option to hide the post title in the list
  • Moved inline CSS to external file
  • Revised *.pot file and german translation

2.2.2

  • Successfully tested with WordPress 4.1
  • Fixed bug which threw a warning in debug mode when accessing options

2.2.1

  • Fixed bug which prevented to find the first content image
  • Slightly revised algorithm for detecting the first image in post content

2.2

Revised algorithm to detect the first image in post content.

2.1.1

Successfully tested with WordPress 4.0

2.1

  • Improve uninstall routine
  • Tested successfully with WordPress 3.9.2

2.0

  • Added option to set width and height of the thumbnails
  • Added option to prefer first content image to featured image
  • Added option to use only first content image as thumbnail
  • Added option to set a default thumbnail
  • Added function to delete plugin's settings in the database if the plugin is deleted
  • Improved code for more robustness
  • Updated *.pot file and german translation

1.0

  • The plugin was released.

Requires: 2.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.3
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 70,000+

Ratings

4.8 out of 5 stars

Support

13 of 16 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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