In custom themes, we choose category to show the posts from which will be a good trick. In this article we given code for display recent posts from category.

How to display recent posts from category

Use following code for showing the recent post from category:


<?php
query_posts('showposts=1&cat= get_cat_id('category_name')');
while(have_posts()) : the_post();
?>
<h3>php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark"><?php the_title(); ?></h3>
<pre>
<?php the_content(); ?>
<?php endwhile; ?>

You can replace the category_name to your category name

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  1. This doesn't seem to be working in the latest version of wordpress. It was giving me a blank page until I removed the quotes around the category name, and then it was simply returning every post instead of just that category. Anyone know who to make this work?

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