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Custom Recent Posts Widget Plus


This plugin adds a simple widget that you can customize easily it allows you to display a number of recent blog posts from a specific category. You have the options to choose a title, category, number of posts and whether or not to show the post date or to show the image featured (Post Thumbnails).The posts will be ordered by date just like the default Recent Posts widget included with WordPress.
check the category you want to show.


  • The widget UI
  • The widget UI


  1. Upload the ‘custom-recent-posts-widget-plus’ directory to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Navigate to the ‘Widgets’ page found under the ‘Appearance’ menu item
  4. Drag ‘Recent Posts Widget Plus’ to the target widget area and choose your options


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Contributors & Developers

“Custom Recent Posts Widget Plus” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release.