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Special Recent Posts

The most beautiful and powerful way to display your WordPress posts with thumbnails.

46 reviews
Average Rating
4.5 out of 5 stars
Nice, but lacks Author
By , for WP 4.2.1

Nice plugin. I don't give a 5 star because there is no way to show Author name.

Awesome and free too!
By ,

This is a really great plugin. The only problem was that it took a long time to find it. I hope this review helps others find it easier! It has great inline documentation which is awesome and flexible for showing post content in a page. I just deleted contentviews plugin after finding this plugin. Works well with site builder plugin to put the widget on a page.
I do wish I could put a button for clicking, but that would be complex for colors. I am very happy with it.

Great plugin
By , for WP 4.1.1

Have been using this on our Church website and like the way it displays the recent posts. My only reservation with it was the inability to find the shortcode options that worked.

Used on many sites
By , for WP 4.1.1

I have used this on many clients websites for my website design company. SRP works every time and always looks great. Keep up the good work!

A-Ma-Zing
By , for WP 4.1

I was longing for such a professional work so long.
Actually it is not my biggest dream fulfilled, because in the content area it just works via shortcodes. A button in the editor that opens the same menu as the widget offers would be the creme de la creme de la creme, being downloaded 1.000.000 times in few weeks ;))
Just a motivation to maybe see that dream come true, maybe it is not so difficult to implement such a button as similar plugins do, a button that opens the dialog, just that after pressing OK it translate the options into the shortcode. Or maybe this dream is already true in the PRO version? In this case I will be the next to buy one.

Yet I have a little problem with the single quotes in the shortcode, but I am sure this will be solved soon, I posted in the forum, looking forward for reply.

Thanks for this wonderful professional work
Sofian

Works well, lots of options
By , for WP 4.1

The old "featured post" plugin from another developer was no longer working so I installed this "Special Recent Posts" here, and it works fine. You can set it to certain post ID's or Category filter, all there. Thumbnail size too. Thanks for your good work!

Nice plugin, easy to use
By , for WP 4.1

A very good addition to my site, looks really neat

Does exactly what it says and for once looks stylish right out of the box!
By , for WP 4.1

does exactly what I want it to do - look stylish and makes it so much easier to see the "latest blog posts" in a nice format!

I have yet to upgrade to pro but I am sure it won't be long as there is so much this little plugin does

really well done! great documentation - couldn't ask for more - its on my "must have" list for all new blogs!

Thank you

Looks good
By , for WP 4.1

It makes things look good but it doesn't always seem to be able to handle the photo that is included in the story. I wish it could accept a wider range of photo sizes and even video thumbnails would be nice. Still worth getting and using until I find something better.

Perfect and (almost) complete
By , for WP 4.0.1

I installed the free S2 version but immediately bought the S3 version when I realized how much potential this plugin has.
The plugin offers a wide variety of options to define what you want to show in your sidebar widget. From what I can tell there is no option the author didn't think of. So this plugin satisfies several requirements I had.
The layout options let you define how you want to show the content of the widget. It is powerful yet not quite complete. I would also like to define the font of a post's content in the view. Right now you can only define the header fonts.
Overall a plug-in you will always need and which will always help you. Very much recommended.

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