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Using the Recent Posts widget with thumbnails

One of the added bonuses of this theme is that we’ve included a custom recent posts widget that includes a predefined thumbnail image (featured image of the post). 

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Note: If a post has no featured image, it will include a placeholder image instead.

Setup Your Recent Posts Widget

  1. Go to Appearance >> Widgets
  2. Find the Blog Writer: Recent Posts widget and drag it into a sidebar position, such as the Blog Right Sidebar
    bw recent posts widget
  3. Set how many posts to show and title your widget
    bw recent posts widget2
  4. Click “Save & Publish