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Recent Posts Widget With Thumbnails

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

What are the requirements for this plugin?

The WordPress version should be at least 2.9 to use featured images.

The theme should support wp_head() in the HTML header section to print the CSS code for a beautiful alignment of the thumbnails.

Can I set a default thumbnail?


Can I set the width and height of the thumbnail?

Yes. You can enter the desired width and height of the thumbnails or select one of the sizes as set in 'Settings' > 'Media'.

Can I change the alignment of the thumbnails in the list?

This feature will come in a future version of the plugin. Set the alignment in the CSS of your theme instead.

Where can I set the CSS of the list?

This feature will come in a future version of the plugin. Set the CSS in the style.css of your theme instead.

Can the plugin take the first image of a post as thumbnail image?

Yes. It works with images previously uploaded into the media library. You can select to prefer the first image to the featured image or to use the first image only.

Where is the *.pot file for translating the plugin in any language?

If you want to contribute a translation of the plugin in your language it would be great! You would find the *.pot file in the 'languages' directory of this plugin. If you would send the *.po file to me I would include it in the next release of the plugin.

Requires: 2.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 6 days ago
Active Installs: 60,000+


4.8 out of 5 stars


6 of 10 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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