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Show_Random_Post allows users to show posts by category on a widget on a timed loop automatically.

Major features in Show_Random_Post include:

  • Add a a Widget to your Theme.
  • Show post by Category on a loop, that loads via AJAX.
  • Can set time of loading to 10, 30, 60, 120 seconds.
  • Can create so much widgets as you want.


  • Widgets created
  • Drop your widget to the Sidebar of your choice
  • Select which categories of post you want to show
  • Select the time for the loop
  • You can drop how many widgets you want to show with diferent categories
  • This is how every widget will load the posts, and will change automatically on the set time


Upload the Show_Random_Post plugin to your blog, Activate it, go to widgets and add.

1, 2, 3: You’re done!


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Release Date – 01st October, 2015

  • First Release