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Post of the Day


Choose your categories and interval from the settings menu and it will display 1 post from the chosen categories at your set interval, chosen randomly.


  • screenshot-1.png: Settings page


  1. Upload the entire β€˜post-of-the-day’ folder to the β€˜/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the β€˜Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. You should see β€œPost of the Day” under your Settings. Edit the settings.
  4. Include this shortcode within a post or page: [potd]

Alternatively, if you want to include the post somewhere in your theme that is not in a post or page, just include the following in your php page:

<?php echo do_shortcode('[potd]');  ?>


Can I display more than one post at a time?

No, not at this point.


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First Release