Related Posts Plugin

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This plugin allows you to display related posts with similar words in category, tags, title or by adding special meta key for posts.

Author:BestWebSoft (profile at
WordPress version required:4.5
WordPress version tested:5.4.1
Plugin version:1.3.9
Added to WordPress repository:04-10-2013
Last updated:12-05-2020
Rating, %:76
Rated by:12
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Total downloads:52 919
Active installs:1 000+
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Relevant plugin displays related, latest, popular, and featured posts on your WordPress website. Customize widgets, change the appearance, number of popular posts, and much more.

Highlight and display relevant information for your readers!


  • Choose different position for related, featured, latest, and popular posts:
    • Before content
    • After content
  • Use separate shortcodes to add related, featured, latest, and popular posts to:
    • Posts
    • Pages
    • Custom post types
  • Add related, featured, latest, and popular posts to the widgets area
  • Change related, featured, latest, and popular posts:
    • Title
    • Number of posts
  • Display related posts in posts and pages based on:
    • Categories
    • Tags
    • Title
    • Meta keyword
  • Set custom size for featured image
  • Display latest posts from a certain category
  • Display popular posts for current category
  • Mark any post or page as a featured
  • Set featured posts:
    • Inner content width
    • Section width
  • Customize featured posts color:
    • Section background
    • Text background
    • Section title
    • Description
    • Learn more link
  • Changing featured posts with reloading
  • Set the default image if post image is missing
  • Customize Read More text and Set the excerpt length for related, featured, latest and popular posts
  • Display additional related, featured, latest and popular post info:
    • Date
    • Author
    • Reading time
    • Comments number
    • Featured image
    • Excerpt
  • Display additional popular post info:
    • Number of views
  • Sort popular posts by number of:
    • Comments
    • Views
  • Compatible with latest WordPress version
  • Incredibly simple settings for fast setup without modifying code
  • Detailed step-by-step documentation and videos

If you have a feature suggestion or idea you’d like to see in the plugin, we’d love to hear about it! Suggest a Feature

Documentation & Videos

Help & Support

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  • Ukrainian (uk)

Some of these translations are not complete. We are constantly adding new features which should be translated. If you would like to create your own language pack or update the existing one, you can send the text of PO and MO files to BestWebSoft and we’ll add it to the plugin. You can download the latest version of the program for work with PO and MO files Poedit.

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