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Simple Popular Posts

Creates a very simple and basic widget for your sidebar to display most popular posts on your blog based on the number of comments only.

  1. Upload the folder simple-popular-posts to your WordPress plugin directory.
  2. Activate the plugin from the plugin panel.
  3. Go to your widget setting page.
  4. Drag the Simple Popular Posts widget to your sidebar.
  5. You can customize the widget.

Usually, a wordpress theme uses the


h3> tag to display the widget title, but to match your theme's design you can edit the tag on line 32 in the plugin's php file

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 60+


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