Category Posts Widget的作者是TipTopPress,目前有80,000+个有效安装。已经Tested with 5.4.1版本的wordpress。
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 that free widget available at created for big WordPress sites.
Premium features

Post List “Alterations”
Full background post images
Masonry (responsive layouts), Grid and Column full page layouts
More complex ways to filter (ANY, NOT, AND, not include children)
Custom Post Types, Events, Products support
All free features
E-Mail support
Free trial on localhost
More examples on the demo pages


Template to arrange the post details.
The Template text can be a post details placeholder, plain text, HTML or a font-icons.
Font-icon support.
‘Load more’ button / Ajax API
Shortcode (Easily change all Shortcode options in the customizer).
Date range filter
New date format: Time since plublished
Filter by post status: Published, scheduled, private.
Multiple shortcodes at the same site or post.
Add option for post offset (use two or more widgets after another).
Admin UI: Buttons in the editor toolbar to insert shortcode.
Excerpt length in lines (line-clamp)
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”).
Set thumbnail width & height / image crop with CSS (object-fit).
Fluid images (max-width in %).
One thumb dimension can be left empty.
Option to set mouse hover effects for post thumbnail.
Set a default thumbnail.
Hide widget text or text, if there is no post.
Option to hide posts which have no thumbnail.
Option exclude current post.
Option show post author, comment’s count, post date.
Admin UI: Set / find thumbnail size buttons: +, ¼, ½, 2x, -, ratio and Media sizes
Admin UI: Buttons to easy add post details placeholder.
Multi sites support.


Full documentation
Shortcode: Use [catposts] in the content and edit in the customizer
Formatting date and time: See Formatting Date and Time

While using this plugin if you find any bug or any conflict, please submit an issue at
Github (If possible with a pull request).