Instead of the boring default classic recent posts widget in WordPress, we provided you with a more robust version. Enable thumbnail creation from the Thumbnails Customizer tab to automatically generate from the featured image when you upload it for a post.

screenshot for the Clarified recent posts
  • Go to Appearance > Widgets
  • Drag the Clarified Recent Posts widget into the sidebar position you want to show it in.
    1. Add a title for your widget
    2. Select how many posts to show
    3. Choose how to order the posts
    4. Select the category to grab posts from
    5. Add tags (optional)
    6. Display the post date?
    7. Add a custom CSS class to add your own style to the widget
    8. Hide the widget title if you don’t want it to show on the front-end
  • Click the Save button