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#1 23rp

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Posted 24 October 2010 - 11:40 PM

Hi I am interested in my home page including the carousel, boxes and other features already included. Also, I would like to add recent posts, or featured posts (recent posts that I have specifically chosen to be 'featured' on the home page). What would you recommend? Perhaps I am missing an easy way to do this. Under WP Options ('Reading'), it seems it is just one way or the other. Thanks.

#2 catrina

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Posted 24 October 2010 - 11:58 PM

Hello, Ideally, how would you like these featured posts to be displayed?

#3 wairoa

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 12:40 AM

The Show Post Shortcode plugin works for me. I have a static home page, so after setting it up, I drop the i.e. [ showposts category="1" num="5"] Shortcode where I want the list.

I'm only displaying a list from one category, not sure if you can have two feeds into one [ showposts]. But anyway, if you want to display from multiple categories that just use several instances of [ showposts} I guess.