How to display Recent Posts in WordPress Website

This article we will show you the simplest form of incorporating Recent Posts on your blog.
WordPress has a default Recent Posts Widget that comes built-in to add Recent Post to a sidebar or another widget ready area.
Firstly, login into the WordPress Admin dashboard. Click on Appearance->Widgets from the left sidebar.

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Appearance->Widgets 

Then drag and drop the Recent Posts Widget to a sidebar or any widget area of your theme.

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Recent Post widget

Some themes might have the Recent Posts Widget already present in one of the sidebar areas. You can move it around to any other widget area present in your theme.

This widget has a few simple customization options. Change the title of the widget if you want. The default number of recent posts displayed is 5 (if you want to display more than just five or ten posts, you will take up a large amount of space in your sidebar). You can change it to suit your needs. You can also choose to show data along with the Source list. Click on the Save button to store the settings.

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Recent Post widget

Visit your site and take a look at any post on your blog. You should see the recent posts.

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Well, Hopefully this article is helpful enough to helps you know how to display Recent Post in WordPress website. If you have any further questions for us, don’t hesitate to put it up in the comments.
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