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Embed posts from your site or others into posts and pages using WP REST API. Great for multisite networks. Sidebar widget included.

RESTposts is the ultimate FREE tool to display and embed posts from WordPress websites. You can use the built-in shortcode generator tool to create the perfect shortcode to display the posts any way you like. Select how many posts you want to display and set your options. Choose from 1, 2, 3 and 4 column display modes with the ability to show or hide the post dates, featured images, excerpts and more! RESTposts is great for websites that want to show posts from other subsites within their multisite network. Just copy and paste the url of the WordPress website you want to display posts from and go!

Features of RESTposts include, but are not limited to:

  • Easy shortcode generator to setup your posts to display.
  • 1, 2, 3 and 4 column display modes.
  • Sidebar Widget.
  • Customize the post display to your liking.
  • Choose how many posts to display.
  • Option to activate shortcodes in the widget sidebar.
  • Button to one-click copy the shortcode from the generator.
  • Button to reset shortcode generator to defaults.
Author Mathew Moore
Contributors mathewemoore
Tags embed, embeds, multisite posts, network posts, Post, post shortcode, posts, posts shortcode, REST, rest embed, rest embeds, rest post embed, rest post embeds, rest post shortcode, rest posts, rest posts embed, rest posts embeds, rest posts shortcode, rest-api
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    2 Column Layout with Shortcode

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    3 Column Layout with Shortcode

  3. restposts screenshot 3

    4 Column Layout with Shortcode

  4. restposts screenshot 4

    Dashboard: Shortcode Generator with live shortcodes creator and updater below.

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    REST API Response Test: Test urls to see if they have posts available via REST.

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the rest-posts directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the \'Plugins\' menu in WordPress
  3. Visit the \'RESTposts\' menu item in your admin sidebar


  • Initial Release
Version 1.0

Requires WordPress version: 4.6 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 11 Feb 2017

Date Added: 11 Feb 2017

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