Category Posts Widget is a light widget designed to do one thing and do it well: display the most recent posts from a certain category. Term and Category based Posts Widget A premium version of this free widget here and available on tiptoppress.com created for big WordPress sites. We’ve also started creating free widget extensions for the Premium Widget. The first extension is the Excerpt Extension. Premium features “Post List Alterations” Masonry (Responsive grid layouts) Grid and Column full page layouts Slider (Vertical and horizontal) More complex ways to filter (all, any, exclude, also childes, AND or just OR rule) Categories, Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, Events, Products, … Full background post images Mouse hover effects for post thumbnail Extensions E-Mail support All free features Free trail on localhost More examples on the demo pages Features Shortcode (Easily change all Shortcode options in the customizer). Support multiple shortcodes at the same post. Add option for post offset (use two or more widgets after another). Add UI buttons in the editor toolbar to insert shortcode. Option to touch device friendly “everything is a link”. For editing shortcode adds a Customizer link to the admin-bar (“With one click to the Customizer”). Option to show post thumbnail & set dimensions by width & height. Option for client-side cropped thumbnail dimensions by width & height. Fluid images for Responsive Layouts. Option to set mouse hover effects for post thumbnail. Set a thumbnail as default thumbnail. Add option to enable excerpt filters from Themes and plugins. Jetpack ‘Social buttons on posts’ support. Add option to disable social buttons, banner, … in the excerpt. Option to change ordering of posts. Set which category the posts should come form. Add dropdownbox entry for ‘all’ categories. Set how many posts to show. Option to hide widget, if category have currently no posts. Add option to disable subcategories. Option to put thumbnail on top. Option to hide posts which have no thumbnail. Option exclude current post. Option to hide the widget title and post titles. Option to make the widget title link to the category page. Option to show the post excerpt, set the length, allow HTML and change ‘more’ text. Option show post author. Option to show the comment count. Option to show the post date. Option to make the widget date link to the category page. Option to format the outputted date string. Option to link to the category page below posts list. Option to disable the widget CSS or more granular control of default styling with not apply the font styles. Multiple widgets. Multi sites support. Support localization with translate.wordpress.org Use WP user profile for settings (‘auto close’ and if the shortcode button appears in the editor toolbar). Documentation Full documentation on tiptoppress.com Shortcode: Use [catposts] in the content and edit options in the customizer Formatting date and time: See Formatting Date and Time Contribute While using this plugin if you find any bug or any conflict, please submit an issue at Github (If possible with a pull request).