Latest Post Shortcode 9.6.2

The features introduced in version 9.6.2 include the Gutenberg block and a new option for sorting the posts by ID. The “Latest Post Shortcode” helps you display a custom selection of articles as a list, as a grid, or even as a responsive slider (posts, pages, your custom post types, attachments) in a page/sidebar, without having to code or know PHP.

Changes Summary

Summary for Latest Post Shortcode 9.6.2


LPS / Latest Post Shortcode Gutenberg Block

With version 9.6.2, the plugin introduces the Gutenberg block that allows to embed the shortcode in a more intuitive way. Also, this allows to see a preview of the shortcode output directly in the editor.

Latest Post Shortcode 9.6.2
Latest Post Shortcode 9.6.2
Search for LPS or Latest Post Shortcode to find quickly the block, or navigate to Widgets and select it from there. Configuring the shortcode works the same as before, you can use the “Shortcode Options” button to open the settings lightbox, or change manually the attributes of the shortcode.

See some examples:


Other Updates

  • Tested up to 5.4.2
  • NEW Sort posts by ID descending or ascending

Where is the button?

The button for configuring the shortcode is displayed as an icon or as the LPS button, depending on the mode you use when adding/updating content (the posts, pages, widgets, etc.):

  • in the Visual mode of the editor, the button appears in the toolbar as an icon
  • in the Text mode of the editor, the button appears in the toolbar as the LPS button

The button for the shortcode configurator can be used:

  • when adding/editing posts, pages, text widgets
  • in the LPS block for Gutenberg
  • in the Classic block for Gutenberg
  • for version >= 8.7 the button is also available in Elementor.

See the demo:


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