Plugin / Same Category Posts

Daniel Floeter



Same Category Posts shows a list of related posts with a same Post Type to the current post. The widget is only shown on single post pages. Forked from Related Posts Widget.

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  • Shows a list of related posts.
  • Option which Post Type should be the same (related) to the current post.
  • Custom Post Types support.
  • Option exclude one or multi categories or terms.
  • Option to filter by popular posts (by comment count).
  • Option separate categories if more than one is assigned.
  • Set how many posts to show (overall and by category).
  • Option exclude current post, sticky posts or children.
  • Option exclude without exclude children.
  • Placeholders in title string (e.g. “There are a lot of %cat%-News.” -> “There are a lot of Tech-News.”).
  • Filter hook for the post titles ‘widget_title’.
  • Option to show post thumbnail and set width & height.
  • Option to crop thumbnails dimensions with CSS.
  • Option to put thumbnail on top.
  • Option to make the widget title link to the category page.
  • Option to show/hide the title.
  • Option to show the post excerpt and how long (in words).
  • Option change excerpt ‘more’ text.
  • Option to show the post date, author and comment count.
  • Multiple widgets.


In text boxes %cat% will replaced with the (first assigned) category name, e.g. “There are a lot of %cat%-News.” -> “There are a lot of Tech-News.”

And %cat-all% will replaced with all assigned category name, e.g. “Special offers for %cat-all%!” -> “Special offers for houses, flats, apartments.”


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


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First Released

25 Sep, 2015

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Wordpress Version

3.0 or higher

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The plugin hasn't been transalated in any language other than English.


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