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Recent Posts Only


Restricts posts displayed on the home page to a specified length of time. Posts displayed via widgets or on any other page (archives, etc.) are unaffected. Options are in Settings > Reading.


  • Under Settings > Reading


  1. Simply upload the recent-posts-only folder to your plugin folder, like any other plugin

  2. Enter your WordPress Dashboard, go to Plugins, and activate as usual

  3. Now in Settings->Reading there is a new option under “Recent Posts Only”


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  • Handles activation when adding new sites if network activated.


  • Increased compatibility with multisite. (Network Activation works correctly now.)


  • Initial release