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Todays Posts


If you want to display posts only from the current day on your website, this plugin is for you! This plugin allows you to display today’s posts in various ways. You can display posts vertically or horizontally with or without thumbnail, excerpt on your website anywhere you want. You can also limit the number of posts to display and display from specific category/categories.

Special features

  • Shortcodes
  • Supports post thumbnails and excerpt
  • Vertical and horizontal styles
  • Category based today’s posts
  • Very lightweight
  • Useful Settings page

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  • Today's posts on page
  • Today's posts on sidebar
  • Settings page


  1. Upload the todays-posts folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory. Alternatively, upload from Plugins >> Add New >> Upload zip file.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.


After activating the plugin, you will find all the posts posted current day are displaying under each posts. Now go to “Settings” and then “Todays Posts” to configure any options as desired. You can turn displaying under posts off.

You can use shortcode to display today’s posts anywhere you want. Just put shortcode [todaysposts] in any page, post or text widget and all the today’s posts will be displaying. To display horizontally use [todaysposts horizontal="yes"]. Use shortcode [todaysposts thumbnail="yes" excerpt="yes"] if you want to display with thumbnail and excerpt. You may want to disply today’s posts from specific categories, thats also possible, use [todaysposts categories="Category Name 1, Category Name 2"]. Its also possible to limit the number of today’s posts to display using [todaysposts posts=Number of Posts], for example [todaysposts posts=5].

Complete example of a shortcode is [todaysposts horizontal="yes" thumbnail="yes" excerpt="yes" categories="tree, fish, bird" posts=7].

  • Thumbnail: Featured image of a post will be used as thumbnail if you choose to display with thumbnail.
  • Excerpt: Your post excerpt will be used automatically as excerpt if you choose to display with excerpt.


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  • Initial release