How to Add Recent Post in WordPress Sidebar??

WordPress Post

The entries that are news or informational updates, displayed on your blog homepage or other different post page which are related about a certain topic. Post can be listed in different order and can also be tagged, categorized and can be archived in our website. Post are also displayed in the RSS feed of the blog.

Adding Recent Post

WordPress Recent Post can be added in with the help of WordPress inbuilt widgets as well as WordPress Plugin. Adding recent post helps us to display our latest post in reverse chronogical order.

By WordPress Inbuilt Widget

WordPress recent post can be added with the help of inbuilt WordPress Widget to display our latest post related to news, sports, arts and business in our site’s sidebar, footer and any other widgets ready areas. We just need to click on Appearance -> Widgets from WordPress Dashboard left sidebar and it looks like below:


After Clicking on Widgets you can see a widgets page which displays us a available widgets as well as widgets area where we can add widgets as below:


In above screenshot we have added Recent Post available widgets in sidebar of our site. This is simple widgets to display recent post. We have defined Recent Posts Title as Latest News. We also have defined number of Post to be displayed is five. We also can tick Display post date for post. After all these things we need to save our recent post widgets.

There are lots of plugins that can be used and added to add Recent Post with more features. Some of the Examples of these Plugins are:

Advanced Recent Posts

Recent Post Widgets Extended

Recent Post Widgets with Thumbnails


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