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Top Posts & Pages Widget


The Top Posts & Pages Widget displays your sites most popular posts & pages according to the stats plugin. The Jetpack plugin is required to use this plugin.

The Top Posts & Pages widget found on inspired this plugin, but this plugin allows more fine-tuning of what type of posts to show.

This plugin is fully localized and a POT file is included. If you would like to help translate this plugin, please contact me.

For support, please contact me in the WordPress Forums, if you find a bug or have a feature request, please create a ticket on the plugins Github Issues page.


  • The widgets options in the dashboard.


As with most WordPress plugins, there is two ways of installing this plugin.

Primary Option

  1. Go to your WordPress Dashboard and login as an Admin
  2. From your Dashboard go to Plugins section on the left hand side and select Add New.
  3. Search for Top Posts & Pages Widget
  4. Click the Install Now link and follow the instructions.

Backup Option

  1. Download the latest version from the download page (
  2. Extract the zip file and copy the folder “top-posts-pages-widget” into the “wp-content/plugins/” directory in your WordPress installation.
  3. Activate the plugin from your Dashboard by going to Plugins -> Installed page.

Contributors & Developers

“Top Posts & Pages Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



Version 0.5

  • Correct bug in show pages not being able to be turned off.

Version 0.4

  • Add ‘Show Home Page?’ support to plugin

Version 0.3

  • Rework the post_id setup to better display itemes.

Version 0.2

  • Corrected ‘Number of posts to show’, to now show the correct number of posts.
  • Added wp_cache support.

Version 0.1

  • First Release – Everything’s new