Recent Posts Extended

A flexible way to display a custom list of your recent posts.

Recent Posts Extended

Show Your Recent Posts in Style

This plugin enables a custom, flexible and super advanced "recent posts" area, which can be displayed either via a shortcode or widget.

It allows you to display a list of the most recent posts with a thumbnail, excerpt and post date, along with choosing whether to pull posts from specific or multiple categories/tags, specify post types, and much more!

It's available in English, French, and Portuguese.


Some of the features of the plugin include:

  • Choose posts based on tag, category, status, and more
  • Custom HTML or text before and/or after recent posts
  • Integrated shortcodes
  • Set the title URL
  • Order by date, comment count or random
  • Display thumbnails, with customizable size and alignment
  • Display excerpt, with customizable length
  • Display post date, modified date, and comments
  • Choose whether to exclude the current post
  • Add a "Read More" link
  • Add your own custom CSS

Plugin Details

Release Date Dec 6, 2012
Updated Jul 9, 2016
Requirement WordPress 4.3+
See On GitHub