This shortcode provides the ability to display a certain number of “related” posts based on post category.

This shortcode does NOT supports conditional branching with [ELSE_related_posts].

Shortcode nesting is NOT supported.


cat The category or categories to be used to select “related” posts. If more than one category is defined, the list should be comma-separated.
Required: Yes.
limit Defines the number of related posts to retrieve and display.
Required: No.
Default: 5.
display Defines what to display. There are two valid values: ‘title’ (default), which displays only the titles of the related posts and ‘title_excerpt’, which displays both the title and an excerpt of the related posts.
Required: No.
Default: ‘title’.
excerpt_len Defines the length of the post excerpts.
Required: No.
Default: As set in “Plugin Options”


[i4w_related_posts cat='72' limit='10']

[i4w_related_posts cat='72' limit='10' display='title_excerpt' excerpt_len='55']


To use this shortcode in your own PHP code, please use as follows:

 '123,234', 'limit'=>5, 'display'=>'title', 'excerpt_len'=>0 ) );