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Simple Category Posts Widget


Simple Category Posts Widget is simple and easy to use wordpress plugin.Lists taxonomy/category posts in widget with options to enable or disable featured image/excerpt, number of posts to display, select taxonomy,select multiple categories, select post type.

Major features of Simple Category Posts Widget:

  1. Lists taxonomy/category posts in widget
  2. options to enable or disable featured image
  3. options to enable or disable Excerpt
  4. number of posts to display
  5. select multiple categories/terms.
  6. select post type.
  7. Easy to modify HTML.


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Detailed Instructions:

Simple Category Posts Widget


  • Simple Category Posts Widget Admin Preview
  • Simple Category Posts Widget Frontend Preview


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/simple-category-posts-widget directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
  3. Use the Appearance->Widgets->Category Posts Widget to add widget to sidebar.

Template Modification:

copy ‘simple-category-posts-widget.php’ from ‘plugins/simple-category-posts-widget/inc/’ directory to ‘your-theme/inc/’ directory.


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Alunsun 9, 2017
Helpful tool for those who don’t the coding… 🙂 Great work !!
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Contributors & Developers

“Simple Category Posts Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.