Gallery Widget

Simple widget to show the latest/random images of the WordPress media library as a Widget, using a shortcode or directly with a php-function.

Author:Oliver Schaal (profile at
WordPress version required:2.8
WordPress version tested:3.1.0
Plugin version:1.2.1
Added to WordPress repository:16-05-2008
Last updated:18-03-2011
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Total downloads:79 899
Active installs:3 000+
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Gallery Widget is a simple plugin that let you show the latest/random images of the wordpress media gallery inside a widget, directly in your templates (it is possible to choose some categories to be included/excluded) or in posts/pages using a shortcode (see faq on how to use them).

For more information on how to use this plugin see splash 😉

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