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WP Recent Posts


This plugin will allow you to display recent posts with date, excerpt and title in Posts, Pages, Widgets and custom post types. You have to add [wp_recent_posts] shortcode to display recent posts.

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Shorcode Usage

Basic shortcode


Display recent 5 posts

[wp_recent_posts count='5']


  1. Log in to your WordPress admin panel and go to Plugins -> Add New
  2. Type WP Recent Posts in the search box and click on search button.
  3. Find WP Recent Posts plugin.
  4. Then click on Install Now after that activate the plugin.


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