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WP Show Posts

Add posts to your website from any post type using a simple shortcode.
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Note This plugin is only receiving security updates at this time. Check out our GenerateBlocks plugin for a more modern solution.

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Very handy for 'Editor' users who get overwhelmed

By jolanxbl on September 20, 2023

TL;DR It doesn't work with the current (as of 09-20-2023) version of WordPress- doesn't show up in the editor! Luckily, the 'Blog' block of the free plugin 'Premium Addons for Elementor' functions very similarly! I am however rating WPSP as 5 stars because of how awesome it's been up until recently :). So if you don't plan to update yet, it's still good.

We've been using it on our main site to make editing content easier on my friend, who gets overwhelmed by the Page editor. I wrote all the Page paragraphs as Posts, then used WP Show Posts to insert them onto the Pages. That way editing a post will auto-update its page.

But now, we cannot update Wordpress or risk breaking the entire site! It will be a task to switch to another plugin but luckily the 'Blog' block of that other plugin seems to do what WP Show Posts was doing, while remaining in the Page editor.

Great plugin

By edoras on December 29, 2022

The 1st plugin I found, which can show complete posts include images in widget. Really good job.

Just one thing is missing to me ... to show random posts.

Total and utter disappointment

By bb45 (natalia45) on July 18, 2022

I installed it on the current version of Wordpress since I started using generatepress now. It seemed like an ideal option, until after making half a website I realised that my menu stopped working. I don't understand why they don't update this plugin, if it's great.

Nice, Incredible, awesome and useful plg!!!

By dglite on May 26, 2022

Nice, Incredible, awesome and useful plg!!!


By artgb on November 17, 2021

Lightweight , but it has all functions. Well thought.

Great plugin, great support

By crosstherubicon on November 3, 2021

WP Show Posts is a great plugin, simple to use and does what it says it does. The support is excellent as well. Very responsive and willing to help.

The loop generator for GeneratePress

By Elías (EliasgDJ) on August 12, 2021

With this and GenerateBlocks you can make anything inside GeneratePress. The best!

Great plugin but not updated

By diya152 on August 5, 2021

hey tom keep it updated! This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.


By dieter93 on July 26, 2021

Works flawlessly and it is the best plugin of its kind. Super fast and just good, like everything from Tom Usborne. Thanks! Highly recommended!

Very outdated plugin.

By Md. Redwan Hossain (redwancou) on July 12, 2021

Why this plugin is not updated?

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