Plugin Reviews

Yet Another Related Posts Plugin (YARPP)

Display a list of related posts on your site based on a powerful unique algorithm. Earn money by including sponsored content!


147 reviews
Average Rating
4 out of 5 stars
Avoid. Causes problems
By , for WP 4.1

According to the plugin P3 that tests performance this took up alot of resources on my VPS. Avoid. It is a known resource hog. Better to use the built-in Jetpack related functionality.

Server Down
By , for WP 4.1

Be warned about this plugin especially if you have high traffic site. I installed this yesterday and my server went down the next day.

However, if you have low traffic site, this plugin should be fine. But avoid it as you can. I discovered another plugin that is not database intensive called jetpack. Go check it out.

Hogs resources and messes up theme files
By , for WP 4.0.1

I decided to uninstall this plugin after discovering it takes so much resources from my server (shared hosting environment).

Once I did that, I discovered to my horror that it messes up the sidebar on the single post template.

Apparently it ads a call to the single post template and 'forgets' to remove it after the plugin is removed.

If you just want to display related posts, the applicable module in Jetpack does the job great.
If you want to monetise by displaying posts from other sites, I'd use the 'related posts' module in Shareaholic.

Doesn't work very well
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This plugin truncated my post titles and distorted images when it created thumbnails. And I don't see any customization options available borders, fonts, etc.

Very useful
By , for WP 4.0.1

I use this plugin in all my WordPress sites !

YARRP Works !
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A great addition to my sites...does what it has to do....Love it

Slow and not fully functional
By , for WP 4.0.1

I found the plugin to be really slow in generating related posts. And I could not get it to include the title as part of the criteria. That drop-down is disabled.

The Pro version just made things worse and didn't contribute to anything other than making things even slower than the basic version.

The whole settings section was extremely confusing.

The simplest way
By , for WP 4.0

This is the simplest and cutest way to place your related posts links below your posts. And it's clever and reliable. Great plugin!

Very happy
By , for WP 4.0

This Plugin works exactly as expected. Highly recommandable. Easy to use and very customizable!

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great plugin

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