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TW Recent Posts Widget

A simple and flexible widget for WordPress which will show recent posts from selected category allowing increased customization to display recent post

Install and Activate

  1. Unzip the downloaded tw-recent-posts-widget zip file
  2. Upload the tw-recent-posts-widget folder and its contents into the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation
  3. Activate TW Recent Posts Widget from Plugins page


1) Go to the Appearance / Widgets tab and make new instance of this widget as many time as you wish.


1) Features

  • Display post title
  • Display post date
  • Display post thumbnails, with customizable size
  • Display post excerpt and how long the excerpt should be
  • Display read more link with custom text linked to post
  • Custom post order by: date, ID, title, author, comment count, rand
  • Multiple widgets

2) The styles can be changed with the following methods:

  • Add your custom CSS to your theme's styles.css
  • Modify the tw-recent-posts-widget.css file in the tw-recent-posts-widget plugin directory

Note: The first option will ensure that TW Recent Posts updates will not overwrite your custom styles.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.4
Last Updated: 7 months ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


4.4 out of 5 stars


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