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

This shortcode does NOT support conditional branching with [ELSE_related_posts].
Shortcode nesting is NOT supported.


cat The category or categories ids to be used to select “related” posts. If more than one category is defined, the list should be comma-separated.
Default: none.
Required: yes.
limit Defines the number of related posts to retrieve and display.
Default: 5.
Required: no.
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.
Default: title.
Required: no.
excerpt_len Defines the length of the post excerpts.
Default: As set in “Plugin Options”
Required: no.


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

[mbr_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:

$related_post = mbr_related_posts( array( 'cat' => '123,234', 'limit'=>5, 'display'=>'title', 'excerpt_len'=>0 ) );