WP Siren Recent Posts by Category – Free WordPress Plugin

WP Siren Recent Posts by Category is a highly customizable widget, that can display your all/favourite categories posts of your blog. With highly customizable options and features, this plugin will allow you to add number of posts by category, excerpts, thumbnails, icons, style, colors and comments. Check out the following options you can pull over with this plugin.

WP Siren Recent Posts by Category Options

With the help of the below options one can install Recent posts by category widget within few minutes.

1) General

  • a) Title
    Title of the widget
  • b) No of Posts
    Total no of posts
  • c) Select a Category
    Choose a category

2) Excerpts

  • a) Include Excerpts
    Check / Uncheck the checkbox to Add / Remove Excerpts in the widget
  • b) Excerpts Length
    Sets the Excerpts Length

3) Thumbnails

  • a) Include Thumbnail
    Check/Uncheck the checkbox to Add/Remove thumbnails in the widget
  • b) Thumbnail Float
    Sets the position of the thumbnail
  • c) Thumbnail Width
    Sets the Thumbnail Width
  • d) Thumbnail Height
    Sets the Thumbnail Height

4) Icon

  • a) Add Icon
    Check/Uncheck the checkbox to Add/Remove Icon beside the widget title.
  • b) Icon Width
    Sets the Icon Width
  • c) Icon Height
    Sets the Icon Height

5) Style

  • a) Widget Background Color
    Sets the Widget Background Color
  • b) Widget Text Color
    Sets the Widget Text Color
  • c) Widget Link Color
    Sets the Widget Link Color
  • d) Widget Title Color
    Sets the Widget Title Color

6) Comments

  • a) Include Comments
    Check/Uncheck the checkbox to Add/Remove comments count.
  • b) Comments Text
    This text will be displayed if there are zero comments for a post.

7) Credits [Optional]

Used to enable/disable credits (Powered by WPSIREN hyperlink)

WP Siren Recent Posts by Category:


  • Go to Plugins > Add New
  • Select Upload, Choose the zip file and click on Install Now
  • Activate it and you are good to go.

Live Demo

Download this Plugin From Official WordPress Site

(or) Download Directly From Below Link 



1. Can i use this widget as Recent Posts Widget ?
A. Yes, Select ALL from the ‘select category’ dropdown


Feel free to send your queries, suggestions to support@wpsiren.com

General Public License: (GPL)

WP Siren Recent Posts by Category plugin is a free plugin to redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of General Public License, version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.

This plugin is freely distributed in the hope that it will be useful without any warranty. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this plugin, if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA  02110-1301  USA.


  1. says

    This is really a superb plugin to project a particular category posts. BTW congrats for the new blog and I am sure this first post itself rocks the WordPress blogs. Good luck and I wish there will be more awesome plugins like this from you guys.

  2. says

    Great job Kan – you just made all WordPress users HAPPIER 😉

    The plugin doesnt miss a detail – well thought out custom features \m/

    Rock On !

  3. says

    Great plugin Satish. I think this plugin will be pretty useful for the webmasters who have magazine related blogs, who can use this plugin to list out all the recent posts in a certain category and help the readers navigate better.

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