Categories Recent Post

Add a widget that shows the most recent posts in checked categories

Author:Nguyen Duc Manh (profile at
WordPress version required:2.8
WordPress version tested:3.0.5
Plugin version:1.0
Added to WordPress repository:21-07-2012
Last updated:01-09-2012
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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Categories Recent Posts Widget is a light widget designed to do one thing and do it well: display the most recent posts from checked categories.


  • [NEW] Can anable timthumb to resize image or disable it
  • [NEW] Can anable or disable post date, comment number
  • [NEW] Can anable or disable excerpt, can set exerpt length
  • Option to change ordering of posts.
  • Support for displaying thumbnail images via WP 2.9's new post thumbnail feature.
  • Set how many posts to show.
  • Can checked categories that posts come from
  • Multiple widgets.