WordPress plugin which allows you to list posts from a category into a post/page using the [catlist] shortcode.
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List Category Posts

List Category Posts is a WordPress plugin that allows you to list posts from a category into a post/page using the [catlist] shortcode. Please visit the plugin's page on WordPress.org to find out more.

The shortcode accepts a category name or id, the order in which you want the posts to display, and the number of posts to display. You can also display the post author, date, excerpt, custom field values, even the content! The [catlist] shortcode can be used as many times as needed with different arguments on each post/page.

Great to use WordPress as a CMS, and create pages with several categories posts.

Widget: It includes a widget which works pretty much the same as the plugin. Just add as many widgets as you want, and select all the available options from the Appearence > Widgets page.

Please, read the information on Other Notes and Changelog to be aware of new functionality, and improvements to the plugin.

Usage

[catlist argument1=value1 argument2=value2]

Support the plugin

If you've found the plugin useful, consider making a donation via PayPal or visit my Amazon Wishlist for books or comic books :).

Development

I've moved the development to GitHub. Fork it, code, make a pull request, suggest improvements, etc. over there. I dream of the day all of the WordPress plugins will be hosted on Github :)

Installation

  • Upload listcat directory into your wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  • Login to your WordPress Admin menu, go to Plugins, and activate it.
  • You can find the List Category Posts widget in the Appearence > Widgets section on your WordPress Dashboard.
  • If you want to customize the way the plugin displays the information, check the section on Templates on this documentation.