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How do I show recent posts from a specific category in WordPress?

How do I show recent posts from a specific category in WordPress?

Using a plugin is the simplest method of displaying recent posts from specific categories. Log in to your WordPress dashboard and go to Plugins > Add New. Type recent posts widget extended in the search field. In the search results, find Recent Posts Widget Extended and click Install Now.

How do I add recent posts to slider in WordPress?


  1. Upload the ‘wp-recent-post-slider’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  2. Activate the “wp-recent-post-slider with Widget” list plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add this short code where you want to display recent post slider. [recent_post_slider]

How do I see recent posts in WordPress?

In your WordPress dashboard, go to Appearance » Widgets and add the ‘Recent Posts’ widget to your sidebar. The built-in Recent Posts widget doesn’t offer many options. You can give the widget a title, choose whether or not to show the dates of posts, and add the number of posts you want to display.

How do I show posts on a specific page in WordPress?

Posts are your blog posts and they only show up on the page you select (Dashboard>Appearance>Customize>Front>Posts Page). There is a workaround for this with Categories. You use the categories widget or a custom menu to link to the blog posts in a specific category.

How do I view a specific post in WordPress?

Get-a-Post displays a specific post (or Page) with standard WP template tags, while Content Extract provides PHP functions to provide extended extracts functionality. You’ll use the combination of both to get a post title and post excerpt to appear wherever you want.

Is there a way to display recent posts in WordPress?

Using the ‘Latest Posts’ block is definitely the easiest way to display recent posts in WordPress posts and pages. However, if you chose to disable Gutenberg and keep the Classic editor, you can use shortcodes instead. First, install and activate the Display Posts plugin. It works out of the box, and there are no settings for you to configure.

How many recent posts are on my WordPress blog?

By default, the block shows 5 posts, but you can display anywhere between 1 and 100 posts. You also have the option to display your recent posts in a column grid rather than a list.

How to display recent posts from a specific category?

Simply, edit the post or page where you want to display the recent posts by category. On the post edit screen, click on the add new block (+) button and then add Shortcode block to your content area. Next, you need to add your shortcode

How can I see all my WordPress posts in one category?

Now, if you want to display all your posts from a specific category on a separate page, WordPress already takes care of this for you. To find the category page, you simply need to go to Posts » Categories » View page and click on the ‘View’ link below a category.