Displays the top Posts & Pages from the WordPress.com Stats plugin, now part of the Jetpack suite.
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Top Posts & Pages Widget

The Top Posts & Pages Widget displays your WordPress sites most popular posts & pages according to the WordPress.com stats plugin, now part of the Jetpack suite. The Jetpack plugin is required to use this plugin.

The Top Posts & Pages widget found on wordpress.com inspired this plugin, but this plugin allows more fine-tuning of what type of posts to show.

This plugin is fully localized and a POT file is included. If you would like to help translate this plugin, please contact me.

For Support, please contact me via the plugins page on my personal site, if you find a bug, please create a ticket on it's Github Issues page.


As with most WordPress plugins, there is two ways of installing this plugin.

Primary Option

  1. Go to your WordPress Dashboard and login as an Admin
  2. From your Dashboard go to Plugins section on the left hand side and select Add New.
  3. Search for Top Posts & Pages Widget
  4. Click the Install Now link and follow the instructions.

Secondary Option

  1. Download the latest version from the download page (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/top-posts-pages-widget/)
  2. Extract the zip file and copy the folder "top-posts-pages-widget" into the "wp-content/plugins/" directory in your WordPress installation.
  3. Activate the plugin from your Dashboard by going to Plugins -> Installed page.


The widgets options in the dashboard.

The widgets options in the dashboard.

Plugin Meta Data

  • Contributors: mattrude
  • Requires at least WordPress: 3.2
  • Tested up to WordPress: 3.3
  • License: GPLv2 or later
  • Stable Version: 0.5


Version 0.5

  • Correct bug in show pages not being able to be turned off.

Version 0.4

  • Add 'Show Home Page?' support to plugin

Version 0.3

  • Rework the post_id setup to better display itemes.

Version 0.2

  • Corrected 'Number of posts to show', to now show the correct number of posts.
  • Added wp_cache support.

Version 0.1

  • First Release - Everything's new