Display your blog’s recent posts in category, tag, thumbnails, pagination, title only, excerpts and more. Single Latest Posts Lite is the brand new WordPress plugin that provides you this new feature.
So first of all install and activate Single Latest Posts Lite. It provides you a widget and shortcodes. So if you like to use widget then simply drag and drop Single Latest Posts widget from Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets page. Widget is highly customizable.
If you like to use shortcodes then visit Add New/Edit Page/Post and click the SLPosts icon. That’s it. For more shortcode options refer here.
TinyMCE Form for setting up shortcodes easily:
In case if you cannot see the thumbnails then may be your theme doesn’t support it. In that case you can add the following code inside your theme’s function.php file:
For more FAQs refer to here.