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Launchpad Popular Posts


This is a very simple, easy to use plugin which creates a widget that can be used to display Popular Posts, Related Posts, Featured Posts, Recent Posts with thumbnails based on the number of comments. Users can choose how many posts they want to show in the widget settings.


  1. Post status option.
  2. Shortcode feature.
  3. Display by date, comment count or random.
  4. Display thumbnails, with customizable size and alignment.
  5. Display excerpt, with customizable length.
  6. Display from all, specific or multiple category.
  7. Post type option.
  8. Multiple widgets.
  9. Custom CSS.


Don’t want to worry about HTML tags? You can use a shortcode in your posts, pages to dispaly Launchpad Article Feedback.

The shortcode to use is [launchpad_popular_posts], [launchpad_related_posts], [launchpad_recent_posts].




Good news, this plugin is free for everyone! Since it’s released under the GPL, you can use it free of charge on your personal or commercial blog. But if you enjoy this plugin, you can thank me and leave a rating for the time I’ve spent writing and supporting this plugin. And We really don’t want to know how many hours of my life this plugin has already eaten 😉


The plugin comes with various translations, please refer to the WordPress Codex for more information about activating the translation. If you want to help to translate the plugin to your language, please have a look at the wp-article-feedback.pot file which contains all definitions and may be used with a gettext editor like Poedit (Windows).


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  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or find Launchpad Popular Posts and install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.

  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

  3. Use one of the two usage methods (HTML, Shortcode) within the content of your posts or pages.

  4. Use either the HTML or Shortcode methods inside your text widgets.


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What about Launchpad Popular Posts?

Add Related, Featured, Latest and Popular Posts to your WordPress. Connect your blog readers with a relevant content.


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