The Recent Posts block displays the list of the latest posts that are published on the user’s website.
This feature will provide the site visitors with a direct reach to the new content added to your website and make them spend more time on your website.
How to add the Recent Posts block? #
- Visit Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets.
- Inside the Sidebar dropdown option, click on the Add block “+” icon.
- Search for Recent Posts and click on the block to add it.
- The block will be added to the sidebar which you can further configure via the provided Block Settings.
Block Settings #
The following is the list of block settings provided to configure the Recent Posts block.
Title: You can enter the title for the block added here.
Title Selector: Select the Heading Style for the block title.
Number of Posts: Select the number of posts you want to display.
Featured Image: Enable this option to display the featured image of the posts being displayed.
Image Size: Choose to display either the Default size or Full size image as the post thumbnail.
Post Date: Enable this option to display the date when the respective posts were published.
Open in New Tab: Enable the option to open the post links in the new tab.
Layout: Select your preferred layout for the Recent Posts block.