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WP Ajax Random Posts


Show your random posts on sidebar and provide ajax refresh function.
How to use this plug-in? It’s easy and you have two ways:
1.Go to widgets page to add the widget to your sidebar.
2.use the function <?php WP_Ajax_Random_Posts('number=8&cmtcount=1&excerpt=1&length=100&auto=0&time=60'); ?> to custom the posts display position.
This function accepts six parameters:
number: how many posts display. Type: Integer, default 8
cmtcount: display comments count of the post. Type: Boolean, default 0. 1: yes, 0: no
excerpt: display excerpt of no. Type: Boolean, default 0. 1: yes, 0: no
length: the length of the excerpt. Type: Integer, default 100
auto: auto refresh random psots list or not. Type: Boolean, default 0. 1: yes, 0: no
time: the auto refresh interval(seconds). Type: Integer, default 60
2.使用自定义调用函数<?php WP_Ajax_Random_Posts('number=8&cmtcount=1&excerpt=1&length=100&auto=0&time=60'); ?>


  1. Download the plugin archive and expand it (you’ve likely already done this).
  2. Put the ‘WP Ajax Random Posts’ directory into your wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Go to the Plugins page in your WordPress Administration area and click ‘Activate’ for WP Ajax Random Posts.
  4. Go to the WP Ajax Random Posts Options page (Settings > WP Ajax Random Posts Option).
  5. Go to widgets page to add the widget to your sidebar.



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