Display beautifully crafted links to Recent Posts on your blog with this widget. You can easily customize whether or not you would like to display thumbnails and post summaries for each post.

Install the Recent Post Widget on Your Blog:

This widget is very simple to install. Just simply click the button below to choose which blog you would like to implement it on.

How to Customize the Widget

Replace with your site’s feed.


  1. The Recent Post Titles
  2. Display Post Thumbnails
  3. Choose which blog posts to display (choose URL).
  4. Display Post Summaries
  5. Length of Summaries
  6. Display Post Date
  7. Number of Posts do Display
  8. Determine height

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    really this is quite different from the thumbails with summary other blogs provide<br />and nice too

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    This is the best recent posts hack I&#39;ve ever seen. very good job

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  • Ali

    it&#39;s cool, i really interested with this,, thanks jhon..

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    this is so cool!!!… but I have a question: it only shows the last 5 posts. is there a possibility for me to choose which 5 I want? I mean, I update my blog daily, and I named this widget 5 TOP RATED POSTS. But in order for this to be true, I should be able to choose the top 5.<br />Many thanks in advance. Tea Jukic from (CROATIA)

  • LOTR

    I added this to my blog.But I have warning like this &quot;No Image Available&quot;

  • John Smith

    <b>LOTR</b>, that sounds very peculiar. I&#39;ll see if I can find an easy fix for this problem. In the meantime, maybe you should try our other <a href="; rel="nofollow">Recent Posts Widget</a>.

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    This is a great way to have readers stay at your blog for much longer time Thanks for sharing

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    Hi;<br /><br />This is Vicki from Recession etc etc, I want to thank you for your offer of help, I love your blog and will visit it lots. Lots of interesting stuff. I also am following you as Victoria. Thanks again to you and Griz.<br />Vicki.

  • Kiran Singh

    Hi,<br /><br />I tried to use this widget, after adding it&#39;s displaying our recent post but when we click on a particular link, after refreshing page an error comes out as &quot;Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage&quot; on particular widget area. Please help.<br /><br />Thanks,<br />Kiran

  • Chee Yong

    Hi,<br /><br />it&#39;s telling me that no image available too<br /><br />Please help

  • IF

    Just discovered this widget today. Really like it. Is there a way to customize the link and visited link colors to blend with my blog colors? Thanks for your help!

  • ishi

    hi, just put this on my sites, really nice:) only thing that i am unsure of is that it doesnt always seem to work, shows recent posts at times then just shows who &#39;powers&#39; it..i quess its free but i hope it&#39;s not always like that cos its a nice gadget thing :)

  • Muhammad Yaqoob

    Can we have it at our website?

  • Welshcakes Limoncello

    Excellent and it was so easy! Thank you.

  • Black2Oz

    I&#39;m using images in my blog and the tag for the images (e.g. &quot;Images via Wikipedia&quot;) shows up as the 1st line of all the recent posts. Is there a way to change that so that just the commentary is presented?

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  • Denvoizer

    Can you please post the HTML code of this gadget, &#39;cuz I need to do some modification.<br />Thanks

  • Vera

    I added this to my blog.But I have warning like this &quot;No Image Available&quot; in some post. In another blog, I installed and it worked, all images appear. So what could cause this error?<br />Other blog is ok:<br />

  • John Smith

    <b>Vera</b>, make sure that the images in each post are images that you have uploaded directly from your computer.

  • Praneet Agarwal

    Its really a nice widget. Thanks a lot John.

  • Anonymous

    Hi there,<br />I have a customised blogger online @<br /><br />I would love to be able to have the some sort of widget that allows me to have the latest 5 blogger posts on my ( just like headlines.<br />When you click a &quot;headline&quot; it brings you to the relative post.<br /><br /> which is not a blogger template, is this

  • John Smith

    <b>Lisa haran,</b><br />Are you using blogger or wordpress as your blog platform?

  • Vera

    Thank you! It&#39;s ok now!<br />Have a nice day!

  • John Smith

    <b>Vera</b>, I&#39;m glad it&#39;s working now!

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  • Nearly Nobody

    It is great but no thumbnail just a box saying no thumb available. Got one or two thumbs but mostly not

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  • Jean

    Thanks, John. Very nice app. I&#39;m using this now.<br /><br />Visit my site sometime? <a href="; rel="nofollow"></a>

  • Shannon

    Hi John, Love your tips, just found today through another blogger. Anyway, this one works great on Chrome on Firefox but on Internet Explorer when people click a link on my blog it will say Internet Explorer cannot display… and it all errors out. I noticed others on here said they had that issue. Is there a fix?

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    Thanx. It&#39;s nice &amp; usefull. :)

  • Nearly Nobody

    Worked good for a while. Now it is not working.

  • Purpur

    It has been working just fine, but today it is blank. What is the problem and can it be fixed? Thank you.

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  • Grosgrain Kathleen

    Is there a way to make the links in this widget open in a new window?

  • Movie Guru

    Hi thanks for the widget can u please tell how to change the font color as both background &amp; font is black so not able to read my blog is <br />

  • Ragtag

    Hi i&#39;ve been trying to implement this widget for several hours and just can&#39;t get it to work. When i&#39;m the customising window with &#39;update&#39; it looks ok but when i save and then preview the blog, where the recent posts should appear it&#39;s just blank. This is on both chrome and firefox. On IE i get an error page saying IE can&#39;t display this page.

  • soundar

    its nice<br />how to change the text colour?<br />please help me…

  • KB

    Thank you loads for this widget. I am still getting the No image available. How can I fix it? Right now – I choose not to show the thumbnail rather than showing teh &quot;no image available&quot;. Any help would be much appreciated. <br />Thx

  • Demank

    Thank You! this is what i&#39;m looking for…<br />I&#39;ll put to my blog<br />

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    thanks for great this man…

  • Darius

    It would be nice if this widget could be used for other services beside blogspot, like plain html. Hope youll make it posssible

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    this is great. thanks a lot.

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    thanks for sharing..nice tips.

  • KT

    Can you modify this please so you can just display certain posts all of the same label?<br /><br />I want to display just my recipe posts:<br /><br /><br />That doesn&#39;t work though when I enter it into the url box.

  • Jamie

    hey thanks! i love this quote<br /><br />but the &#39;line&#39; under eat &#39;related post&#39; is messing up my template. <br /><br />how can i remove that?


    hi<br />very nice wedgit, I put it on my blog There is a minor problem with me, some recent posts are being shown with Image block and at some posts &quot;No Image Available&quot; appears whereas these posts has images too.<br /><br />However overall this is a very nice wedgit. thanks

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    cool techniques. thank u …

  • Seema Syed

    Cool widget, i just replaced it with classic recent comments widget from blogspot. Thanks for sharing.


    This is very handy. I saw something mentioned above, but I didn&#39;t see an answer.<br /><br />I&#39;m hoping to replicate the output of the Recent Posts with Thumbnails box onto my non-blogger website… sort of a CMS system for my mainpage using content from my Blogger site(s).<br /><br />Is this possible? Thanks!


    i was actually looking for this widget on google and luckily found this blog.thanks for the great articles.i m gonna try this widget now.

  • rai

    i use your widget and it is very good, but how to change color text for embeded my template color

  • DennisAltermann

    can it be &quot;random posts&quot; instead &quot;recent posts&quot;?

  • Mumbai

    thank you thank you.. it&#39;s realy work..

  • Good Jokes

    hey I had installed your widget yesterday and it was working fine but today its showing nothing except &quot;Powered By&quot; message<br /><br />please check it

  • saku

    yeah, it&#39;s not working today… <br />???

  • Queen of Dreamsz

    Hi John,<br /><br />I&#39;ve been using this widget for over a week I guess and now tonight around midnight, 4-21-10 it only show the &quot;powered by widgets for free&quot;<br /><br />I&#39;m at<br /><br />I really love this widget and really need it to work…I reduced the number of posts that show on my first page since people could easily see many of my

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  • Eduardo Vargas

    Hi, mine doesn´t work either, from about 2 weeks i think, i uninstall and reinstall again, but not work, still showing only &quot;Powered by&quot; (, its a great widget, so i hope this work again soon, thanks to the developers, nice job.

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    It hasn&#39;t been working for about three weeks. Can you tell us what the problem is, please?

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  • Junkis

    actually i found out now…. thanks….but now blogger is integrated with recent post…

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  • asif

    I added this widget,but I want to change the thumnail size can I change It?

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    is there a way to hide my comments and put a comment box UNDER my friend space on my myspace?

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    Nice post brother. All what we have to do to add recent post is just to make a click, and then everything is done. No coding knowledge, no everything. Absolutely it all is just a click knowledge. :)<br /><br />Truly i didn&#39;t mean to post any comment here, but then i found you stole my name. Or i stole your name actually? :)

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