Posts Viewed Recently WordPress Plugin

Posts Viewed Recently is a WordPress plugin that displays posts or pages recently viewed by a visitor. The plugin can show them as a responsive sidebar widget or on a page/post using the shortcode given.

Available for free.

This plugin contains a responsive widget for showing posts or pages recently visited by a visitor. Posts Viewed Recently WordPress plugin is capable to show custom post types and you can also show this widget on your page/post using shortcode provided in widget options.

Note: Posts Viewed Recently plugin uses cookie. Be careful to obtain user consent for using the cookie as per GDP rules.


  • Supports custom post types
  • You can set number of posts to display
  • Control featured image visibility, image size and alternate image URL


Select types
Choose post types to display in the widget.
Number of posts to show
The number of posts to show in the widget. The default is 5.
Show thumbnail
Show or hide featured image in post. The default is false.
Width of the featured image if 'Show thumbnail' is selected. The default is 50px.
Height of the featured image if 'Show thumbnail' is selected. The default is 50px.
Alternate image URL
URL of the image to show if the featured image is not attached with the post/page.
Display post date
Show or hide post published date. The default is false.


Posts Viewed Recently Options
Posts Viewed Recently Display