Recent Custom Posts

Display recent custom post types you’ve created – or created by a plugin – in any widgetized area of your site.

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Display your recent custom posts.
Recent Custom Posts widget.

recent custom posts allows you to display recent custom posts in any widgetized area of your site.

It’s easy to add recent posts to the sidebar of your site, but what about your custom post types? Recent Custom Posts solves that problem.

Recent Custom Posts

Display your latest products, classifieds ads or any other custom post types.

Simple and Customizable Widget

Recent Custom Posts works with any custom post type created by another plugin, or custom posts you have created.

Options include:

  • Widget title
  • Post type, including the standard post, page and attachment types
  • Up to 20 posts
  • Include your featured image as a thumbnail for each post

Plus, you can create as many instances of the widget as you need for different custom post types.

Integrate With Other WPMU Products

Publish links to custom posts created by other WPMU DEV products.

Display ads created by our Classifieds plugin, or eCommerce products for sale using MarketPress.

Tell your visitors how great you are and display quotes from happy customers using the Testimonials plugin. Display Wiki pagesForum topics and more.




For help with installing plugins please see our Plugin installation guide.

Once installed activate the plugin:

  • On regular WordPress installs – visit Plugins and Activate the plugin.
  • For WordPress Multisite installs – Activate it site-by-site basis (say if you wanted to make it a Pro Sites premium plugin), or visit Network Admin -> Plugins and Network Activate the plugin.

To use:

1. Go to Appearance -> Widgets in the site admin dashboard.

2. Drag the new Recent Custom Posts Type Widget to your sidebar.

3. Configure the widget, selecting your custom post type.

4. Visit your home page to view the new widget in action!

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