The “Recent Posts Widget Extended” plugin is a powerful tool designed to enhance your WordPress site by displaying recent posts in a customizable and flexible manner. Whether through a shortcode or widget, this plugin offers advanced features for showcasing recent content, including thumbnails, excerpts, post dates, and more. Now, with its recent Plugin Security Certification (PSC) from CleanTalk, you can confidently integrate this plugin into your site knowing it meets high security standards.

Name of Recent Posts Widget Extended
Downloads100 000+
DescriptionEnables advanced widget & shortcode that gives you total control over the output of your site’s most recent Posts.
SecuritySuccessfully tested for SQL Injections, XSS Attacks, CSRF Attacks, Authentication Vulnerabilities, Authentication Bypass Vulnerabilities, Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities, Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities, Denial-of-Service (DoS) Vulnerabilities, Data Leakage Vulnerabilities, Insecure Dependencies, Code Execution Vulnerabilities, Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities, File Unauthorized Access Vulnerabilities, Insufficient Injection Protection, and Information Leakage Vulnerabilities.
CleanTalk CertificationProudly earned the “Plugin Security Certification” (PSC) from CleanTalk, indicating adherence to stringent security standards.
Additional InformationUsers can confidently manage age restrictions with the assurance of the “Plugin Security Certification” (PSC). Verify the latest details on the plugin developer’s website.
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Key Features

“Recent Posts Widget Extended” comes packed with features that allow you to tailor your recent posts display to fit your site’s needs. Here’s what you can do with it:

  • Display Customization: Show recent posts sorted by date, comment count, or randomly.
  • Thumbnail Support: Enable thumbnails with customizable size and alignment options.
  • Excerpt Customization: Display excerpts with adjustable length.
  • Category and Tag Filtering: Display posts from all, specific, or multiple categories or tags.
  • Date and Comment Count: Enable and display post dates, modification dates, and comment counts.
  • Post Type and Taxonomy: Support for various post types and taxonomies.
  • Post Status Control: Display posts based on their status.
  • Custom HTML and CSS: Add custom HTML or text before and/or after recent posts, and apply custom CSS.
  • Shortcode and Widget Support: Use shortcodes or widgets to display recent posts anywhere on your site.
  • Image Cropping: Crop images on the fly for a perfect fit.
  • Read More Links: Enable “Read more” links to enhance user engagement.
  • Developer Filters: Available filters for further customization by developers.

Security Assurance

Security is paramount in today’s digital landscape, and “Recent Posts Widget Extended” has risen to the challenge. Undergoing rigorous testing and scrutiny, this plugin has achieved the CleanTalk Plugin Security Certification (PSC), ensuring it adheres to stringent security protocols. This certification guarantees that the plugin is free from vulnerabilities, providing a secure experience for both website administrators and visitors.


“Recent Posts Widget Extended” is not just a feature-rich plugin; it’s a secure choice for displaying recent posts on your WordPress site. With the CleanTalk Plugin Security Certification, you can be assured of its safety and reliability, making it an excellent addition to your WordPress toolkit.

Note: The date and certification information may change over time. It is advisable to verify the latest details on the plugin developer’s website.

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Plugin Security Certification: “Recent Posts Widget Extended” – Version 2.0.2: Use Posts widget with Enhanced Security

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