Like some others who previously posted, I also had problems with getting it to work with the java/html widget in a sidebar/footer etc. Instead, I copied the code into my Template under the section. I also added this line of text before the code: Featured Posts.. Now it shows up at the bottom of each individual post page and under the last post on the main page. Perfect.
We are all used to seeing recent posts being displayed on a website. They are usually generated using the WordPress Recent Post widget or a plugin to show the most recently published articles on the blog. And they usually show up on the blog page, at the bottom of posts, in sidebars, or as a featured section of a landing page (something like this).
Food Travel Blog comes with awesome custom-made Recent Post widgets and Categories widgets. It is a better alternative than the WordPress default recent posts and categories widget which you can use in the sidebars
Listing Grid is a widget of the JetEngine plugin that allows you dynamically display custom post types and taxonomies from Meta fields and Terms. It helps to post any type of content like Products, Services, Projects, and much more in the listing form, which is possible to customize to any taste and vision.
When you embed Instagram posts in WordPress manually, you can only insert a single post. But with a plugin, you can embed a whole feed of posts with multiple layout options, including horizontal carousel feeds.
Our popular MH Magazine WordPress theme which is currently running on more than 40,000 websites offers plenty of awesome custom widgets. These custom widgets all have their own design and can be used to display post's thumbnails, titles or excerpts, and comments, tags, YouTube videos, social icons and much more. The great variety of custom widgets that come with MH Magazine allow you to create your very own unique magazine-like front pages simply by drag & drop.
To give you an overview of the custom widgets in MH Magazine, we've listed each widget including a short description in this post. Now let's have a look at the various custom widgets that come with MH Magazine and find out what these widgets do and how you could use them on your website.
Using the MH Slider widget you can display several posts including thumbnail, title and excerpt on your front page. This custom slider widget offers a couple of different slider layouts that you can select from. Posts can be filtered by categories and tags or latest, random and popular posts.
You can us the MH Authors widget to display a list of your website's authors and the number of their published posts. The widget will show the author's avatars and you can use the included options to determine the order in which you would like your authors to be displayed.
Best usage: The MH Authors widget is a great widget to feature the authors on your website including the number of published posts. Each author name links to its author archive containing the particular posts.
The MH Custom Posts widget can be used to display posts filtered by categories or tags and in chronological, random or popular order. The layout of this widget adjusts according to your selected widget options. This widget can display post titles and excerpts and display or hide small or large thumbnails. Thanks to its flexibility, the MH Custom Posts widget can be used in various ways.
Best usage: The MH Custom Posts widget is suitable for professional editorial websites with a variety of different categories and lots of posts to display a clear content selection to your visitors up front.
With the MH Posts Grid widget you can display a grid of posts showing thumbnails and post titles. Based on the number of posts you have selected, the grid will expand and adjust its layout according to the available space for the widget area. Posts can be filtered by categories and tags.
Best usage: The MH Posts Grid widget has a contemporary design which can be found on almost any modern website nowadays. Give your visitors a visual break, displaying a clean grid of posts with images.
You can use the MH Posts List widget to display a list of posts with thumbnails and excerpts on your front page. The layout resembles a classic blog list layout. Using the MH Posts List widget you can show posts in latest, random or popular order, and filter posts based on categories and tags.
Best usage: The MH Posts List widget is ideal if you want to display thumbnails, excerpts and titles of your posts nicely listed below each other so your readers can quickly scan the list for interesting information.
The MH Posts Large widget can be used to display posts with large thumbnail images. This widget is suitable to display one or more selected posts on your widgetized front page. The MH Posts Large widget lets you filter for posts based on certain criteria (categories, tags, etc.).
With the MH Posts Digest widget you can display your content in a newspaper-like style. This widget displays two thumbnails with excerpts and post titles on top with aditional posts below. The MH Posts Digest widget also allows you to hide or display the category name for the posts in the widget.
Best usage: The MH Posts Digest widget is a great widget to display your articles in a magazine and newspaper relevant style. Displaying two larger thumbnails on top puts the first two posts in spotlight.
By using the MH Posts Focus widget you can display 5 posts with thumbnails, post titles and excerpts. The main focus lays on the middle post including large thumbnail, which is surrounded by 4 smaller thumbnails. You can display posts from one or more categories and filter posts by tags.
Best usage: The MH Posts Focus widget is suitable if you want to highlight one particular (e.g. the latest) post. This custom widget comes with an appealing, symmetric layout and easily draws reader's attention.
The MH Posts Horizontal widget offers a clean and appealing layout showing a horizontal grid of small thumbnails including post titles. Thanks to its flexibility, this custom widget in MH Magazine can be placed into any suitable widget area and will adapt its layout accordingly.
Best usage: The MH Posts Horizontal widget is a nice widget if you want to present your website visitors with a discreet selection of additional posts neatly and beautifully displayed in a grid layout.
The MH Posts Lineup widget lets you display one featured post with large thumbnail on top and a couple of additional posts nicely listed. This widget gives you several options to select your posts. You can filter posts by categories and tags or display them in latest, random and popular order.
Best usage: Using the MH Posts Lineup widget the focus lays on your first post with its large thumbnail. For further content selection, additional posts of the same tag or category can be listed accordingly.
You can use the MH Posts Stacked widget to display up to 5 posts with thumbnails and post titles. The thumbnails are tidily stacked on top or next to each other. Depending on the width of the widget area this widget is placed into, the layout of the MH Posts Stacked widget will adapt nicely.
The MH News in Pictures widget shows a neat gallery of small thumbnails linked to post content. This widget can be placed into any suitable widget area, but is ideal for sidebar or footer widget areas. The MH News in Pictures widget lets you display post's thumbnails from certain categories or tags.
Best usage: Using the MH News in Pictures widget is an unobtrusive way to show posts from a particular topic. Readers can see selected posts in one tiny spot and quickly scan through the thumbnail gallery.
Using the MH Tabbed widget you can show tabs of latest posts, tags and recent comments. The widget offers an option to determine the number of posts, tags and comments that should be displayed. It contains recent information that can be accessed with one click on the preferred tab.
Best usage: The MH Tabbed widget is suitable for sidebar widget areas and provides your website visitors a great way to quickly grasp recent information: Which were the latest posts? Or, who commented recently?
If you have a Facebook page related to your WordPress website, then the MH Facebook Page widget is ideal to encourage social activity. This social widget lets you display various information from your Facebook page. You can show latest Facebook postings, Facebook profile photos and much more.
The MH Spotlight widget can be used to display a featured post prominently on your front page. This custom widget in MH Magazine shows one larger thumbnail, post title and excerpt. To select your featured article, you can filter posts based on a certain category, special tag and other criteria.
While using the MH Recent Comments widget you can show latest comments that your audience left on your website. This custom comments widget displays the post title as well as the commenters names including user avatars. It is ideal for the footer or sidebar widget area.
With the MH Category Columns widget you can display columns with posts from particular categories. This custom widget in MH Magazine supports between 2-5 columns of categories and the first post in each column is being displayed with the assigned thumbnail (featured image).
By default, WordPress displays the latest or recently published Posts on the home page. But what if you display recently updated posts instead of just recent posts? What if you want to show them on the sidebar widget with thumbnails?
Displaying recent posts on a site or blog can benefit many ways. For example, with the help of the recent posts widget, the visitors can easily navigate through newly published content after reading older posts.
The PostX Gutenberg Blocks plugin helps you to display posts on the sidebar and footer widgets with thumbnails. And, then you can use the advanced query builder to sort them based on multiple criteria, such as popular posts, related posts, sticky posts, featured posts, random posts, etc. 2b1af7f3a8