A widget support is added to easily add the slider in the widget area. Earlier it creates the thumbnail of the first image from the post, their is no such option to show the thumb of any other image. Now in this version you can specify particular image by adding a custom field as rps_custom_thumb[…]
Releasing version v0.2 with some more customization for specific post & categories based on the feedback received from users. A sincere thanks to them.
In order to display the recent posts slider, you have three options 1. Simply place <?php if (function_exists(‘rps_show’)) echo rps_show(); ?> in your theme. 2. Add the shortcode ‘[rps]’. 3. Using widget.
1. You can use the built-in installer. OR Download the zip file and extract the contents. Upload the ‘recent-posts-slider’ folder to your plugins directory (wp-content/plugins/). 2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress. And now go to Settings and then Recent Posts Slider to configure any options as desired.
Releasing first version of Recent Posts slider WordPress Plugin. It displays your blog’s recent posts either with excerpt or thumbnail image of first image of the post using slider.