The Gabfire Random Recent or Popular widget is the perfect addition to any sidebar. Whether you want your user to know which posts are the latest, most commented on, or just a selection of posts they may have never seen, this is the widget for you.
How to Setup the Gabfire Random Recent or Popular Widget
After activating the widget in Appearance > Gabfire Widget Pack, move the Gabfire Random Recent or Popular widget to the widget zone of your choice. Then you can select a few a options provided.
Section or Category Title – This field will generate an <h3> title on top of the widget, but cannot accept HTML code.
Popular or Random Entries – This option allows you to select between Most Recent, Popular, or Random entries. Popularity is defined purely by comment count.
Show Thumbnails – If your theme uses Timthumb, you can select the option to display post thumbnails.
Thumbnail Alignment – This option allows you to select the alignment of the thumbnail: Left, Right, Center.
Display post meta – This option allows you to disable the date, comment count, and read more link.
Number of entries to display – This option allows you to select the number of posts to display.
CSS Class of Post Wrapper Div – This option is to define the CSS class of the individual post’s wrapper. If you do not know how to modify CSS, do not change this from the default.
CSS Class of Post Title – This option is to define the CSS class of the individual post’s title. If you do not know how to modify CSS, do not change this from the default.