WP Latest Posts

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WP Latest post display is taking latest content from posts, page or tags and display it as a slide. News block can be added in editor or as a widget.

Author:JoomUnited (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.7
WordPress version tested:5.8.1
Plugin version:4.8.9
Added to WordPress repository:15-12-2014
Last updated:11-10-2021
Rating, %:86
Rated by:72
Plugin URI:http://www.joomunited.com/wordpress-products/...
Total downloads:419 571
Active installs:10 000+
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Get any WordPress content like posts, pages, tagged content or custom post type and display them as a slider. Some additional responsive and designed themes are also available. This is definitively the best way to build a news page without coding anything. WP Latest Posts can be used with all page builders, Gutenberg, WooCommerce in a click and even in custom page layouts using a PHP snippet. We build your news layout, and so you can focus on your content only.

More details: https://www.joomunited.com/wordpress-products/wp-latest-posts

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Advanced settings to load WordPress latest posts

  • Select your content source like a post category, page selection, custom post type, tagged content or category list
  • Select your display options like the number of rows, columns, text crop, colors…
  • Select your image source (1st post image or featured)
  • Advanced parameters for date format, custom CSS for a perfect news display
  • Load content from WooCommerce or any plugin that uses custom post type
  • Gutenberg dedicated block
  • WordPress Multisite compatible

Main recent posts features (free plugin version)

  • Unlimited latest posts instances
  • Customizable elements to load: image, title, text, category, author, date, read more
  • Insert news blocks with a quick button
  • Display as a sidebar widget
  • Select number of columns and pages in a news block
  • Select number of elements (post, pages) to be loaded
  • Filter news display by date
  • Define an offset for news display
  • Dispatch and order content in each block with drag-and-drop
  • Select categories of the listed contents
  • Limit the total number of displayed news items
  • Select image source (featured image thumbnail, first image attachment, or post first image)
  • Add custom margins around images
  • Create carousel sliding news displays with a few clicks
  • Custom icon and overlay on news blocks
  • Full out-of-the box support of WordPress default theme and most common custom themes and styling
  • PHP code snippet to include news block in your pages
  • WPML integration: Filter news content by WPML language
  • Polylang integration: Filter news content by Polylang language
  • Progressive loading for images in default theme for better performance

The Latest posts plugin addon features (optional)

  • 5 responsive premium themes
  • 3 Masonry type themes
  • Timeline theme
  • Portfolio theme
  • Color picker for themes elements
  • Load content from tagged content
  • Load content from custom post type
  • Load content before/after a date
  • Load content from the latest X years, month, days, hours
  • Unlimited sidebar widget instances
  • Multiple news block instance per page
  • Automatic news title cropping using the number of words, characters, or lines
  • Automatic cropping of text excerpt using the number of words, characters, or lines
  • Automatic animation of sliders
  • Add a “load more” items button on masonry themes
  • Change animation type
  • Default image selection (if no image available in content)
  • Support WordPress tag as content source
  • Custom “read more” text
  • Default images as vector
  • 1 year 2 levels personal ticket support

Load Recent contents from other 3rd party plugins (integration)

  • WooCommerce products and categories
  • ACF full integration: load custom fields and group of fields
  • WPML integration: load only content by WPML language
  • Polylang integration: load only content by Polylang language
  • Load recent posts from custom post types
  • Can be added as shortcode or PHP snippet
  • Can be added as Gutenberg block
  • Load your news in Elementor, DIVI and all page builders

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Detailed documentation, information, and support can be found here on the JoomUnited website

A dedicated private ticket support is also available on the website.