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How to Display Recent Posts From A Specific Category In WordPress

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Are you looking to show posts from a specific category on your WordPress site? The default WordPress method is the recent posts widget that shows posts from all categories but we have a few methods for showing the posts by category on your site. In this video we will show you how to display recent posts from a specific category in WordPress.

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Summary of this tutorial:

The first method we recommend is under Appearance, Menus to go to the categories on the left and add the category to your menu.

This will display the posts in a category the same as a blog page without displaying posts from a different category.

Our second method recommends using the plugin below:

There are many options to this plugin but the one we recommend using is the limit by category and selecting the category you want to display in the widget.



Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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