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Simple Category Posts


Simple SEO Categories Posts is a plugin/widget, for displaying on your site the posts from specified categories.

Widget options

  • Title
  • Categories IDs
  • Number of posts
  • Display Title
  • Title Tag
  • Display Thumb
  • Thumb Width
  • Thumb Height
  • Thumb Crop
  • Display Excerpt
  • Excerpt Length
  • Display Date
  • Display Author
  • Before Author
  • Order By
  • Normal/Reverse
  • Title Order
  • Thumb Order
  • Excerpt Order
  • Date Order
  • Author Order

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  • Widget admin screenshot.


  1. Upload the entire simple-seo-categories-posts folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“Simple Category Posts” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Minor code change to support q/x/Translate


  • Added actions and filters
  • Added option for the Title HTML Tag
  • Removed custom excerpt function. Using WordPress function now
  • The widget now gets te content instead of the excerpt and limits its words.


  • Removed two lines from the query to make it work with custom post types


  • Initial version.