Show Recent Posts From Select Categories in WordPress

Show Recent Posts From Select Categories in WordPress

There are many recent posts widgets available for WordPress, but what if you happen to want to exclude a few categories from the recent posts list? You’ll need a more specialized widget for that. Categories Recent Post is a plugin that was created for this purpose. It gives you the ability to check the categories from which you want to display posts, as seen below:

Categories Recent Post Features:

  • Enable or disable excerpt, set exerpt length
  • Option to change ordering of posts
  • Support for displaying thumbnail images using the post thumbnail
  • Set how many posts to show
  • Ability to check categories that posts come from
  • Multiple widgets

If you need a widget that offers you more control when displaying recent posts, grab the Categories Recent Post plugin from the WordPress plugin depository.

Related tips on Categories: