Advanced Random Posts

A custom, flexible, and advanced way to show random posts.

Advanced Random Posts

A Flexible Random Posts Plugin

This plugin makes it easy to flexibly add random posts to your WordPress site. It allows you to display a list of random posts via a shortcode or widget, with a thumbnail, excerpt and post date. You can also easily filter by categories and tags.


Some of the features of the plugin include:

  • Display thumbnails, with customizable size and alignment
  • Display the post excerpt, with customizable length
  • Filter posts by category, tax, or taxonomy
  • Display or hide the post date and modified date
  • Filter by post types and status
  • Add your own custom CSS class for each widget
  • Add custom HTML or text before and/or after random posts

Plugin Details

Release Date Feb 11, 2013
Updated Jul 9, 2016
Version 2.1.0
Requirement WordPress 4.3+
See On GitHub