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Recent photos widget


A plugin offering a widget showing recent photos in posts. It can be configured
as for how many photos to show, the title on the widget and max width and height for

The thumbnails links to the post where the photo is showing. They show a mouse over
effect with bigger version of the photo in a tooptip.

It has option to exclude photos from the view.

It has only been tested with WP 4.2, it might work with lower versions.


  • Screenshot shows the widget with the rollover tooltip effect.


  1. Upload ` in wp-admin and install it
  2. Activate the plugin
  3. Add the widget to a sidebar


How to change the looks of tooltip?

The plugin contains a css file where f.x. border of tooltip default is black. You can
change the look by editing this css. F.x. go to plugins, find the plugin, click edit,
open the style.css, edit it and save it.

How to exclude a photo?

Open media library, open the photo, insert 1 at the textfield for exclude recent photos


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  • Showing of rollover tooltip with bigger thumbnail


  • Added option for excluding a photo