WP Display Question (8 posts)

  1. Exc414
    Posted 8 years ago #


    I have seen a lot of plugins that let you display the wordpress entry on the sidebar, or the title of the post.

    However, i wanted to know if it was possible to do the same, but instead in another website. I ask because, I have a website, and in a box I wanted to show the 5 most recent post made in my blog (WP), because to do it manually would take a really long time.

    So i was wondering if anyone here might shed some light on how I can do this. Directing me to a tut or plugin would also be fine.

    Thanks in advance.

    P.S I search google, but all i got was plugins to do this in wordpress itself.

  2. Austin Matzko
    Posted 8 years ago #

    You could take the RSS feed from your WP site and use it to display the most recent posts on another site. If that other site is also a WordPress site, you could use the built-in RSS widget to show those posts in the sidebar.

  3. Exc414
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Thanks for your reply.

    However, its not a wordpress site, its just a normal website.

    Any way to do it?

  4. Austin Matzko
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Your best solution is probably going to involve using your WordPress site's RSS feed. How you specifically use it depends on the technology powering your non-WordPress site.

  5. Exc414
    Posted 8 years ago #

    thanks for the reply, again.

    When you say powering my non-Wordpress site do you mean something like

    PhP 5, MySQL, Apache 2.2?

    if so, any where you can direct me, that would be give me a starting point?

  6. Austin Matzko
    Posted 8 years ago #

    What I mean is, are you using a CMS for your other site, such as Joomla, Drupal, etc.? They will have their own ways of displaying RSS feeds.

  7. Exc414
    Posted 8 years ago #

    no my other site does not display rss feeds, or has nothing to do with the above mention. Its just a normal html site, with some page code.

    However, taking your advice, i search for things that had to do with rss feeds. Luckily i found cg-feedread, with works in non-wordpress sites, i install it using a tut and it works fine. So now i can display the new blog post on my main site that has nothing to do with wordpress.

    However, i dont know if anyone, or filosofo have heard of this cg-feedread before? if you have maybe you can give me some more help...

    I got the feedread working, however, i cannot limit how many characters its shows.

    I follow this tut in installing it ---


    Maybe someone can help me? i posted there too but the thread is like 1 year old, lol. (read the 6th comment from bottom to top, to read about my question.)

    Again thanks for your replies and help filosofo.

  8. Exc414
    Posted 8 years ago #

    its fine now i figure out how to do it.

    Thanks again for your help filosofo.

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