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Simple Latest Posts Shortcode


A simple plugin for rendering latest post previews in a list view using shortcode.
Supports various options to customize output to your needs.

Supported shortcode options

  1. header: , whether to output header text (default=)
  2. show_featured_image: , whether to output featured post image (default=TRUE)
  3. featured_image_height: , height of featured image in px (default=100)
  4. preview_text_chars: , amount of chars to be displayed for preview text (default=200)
  5. container_css_class: , CSS class of outer container (default=articles-preview-container)
  6. container_article_css_class: , CSS class of article containe (default=article-preview)
  7. append_css_clear: , whether to append a CSS clear container (default=TRUE)
  8. container_left_width: , px or % (default=65%)
  9. container_right_width: , px or % (default=30%)


  1. Upload and extract to your plugins directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“Simple Latest Posts Shortcode” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial public release.