Are you looking for a way to show recent posts with date in WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to show recent posts with date in WordPress.
This simply shows your recent posts with dates in your template. Sometimes the built-in WordPress Recent Posts isn’t enough and other available widgets seem too complicated when you want to show just a date and a post title with link.
All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s sidebar.php file:
<li id="recent-posts" class="widget-container"> <h3 class="widget-title">Uusimmat artikkelit</h3> <ul> <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => 3 ); $postslist = get_posts( $args ); foreach ($postslist as $post) : setup_postdata($post); ?> <li> <span><?php the_date(); ?></span> <a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title="<?php the_title_attribute(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a> </li> <?php endforeach; ?> </ul> </li>
Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.