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Top Post From Category Widget

Sidebar widget that shows the top post from a particular category plus its thumbnail. The excerpt from the post can be overridden.

To install the plugin:

  1. Unzip the plugin into the /wp-content/plugins directory on your webserver.
  2. Activate the plugin.
  3. In your sidebar, add the 'Top Post from Category' widget. You can also add several instances of this widget if you want.
  4. Open the widget options and specify what category ID to pull the top post from.
  5. You can leave the Excerpt blank for the default post excerpt or you can enter text to override that value.

Requires: 2.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.7
Last Updated: 8 years ago
Active Installs: 70+


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