Review of Aside Plugins

I’ve been mucking about WordPress’ meta info and such because I’m trying to show posts from specific categories to show up at specific places outside of the loop. Yes, this is one of those techie posts with code stuff and all so if you’re looking for my usual touchy feely monotonous nonsense, move along this is not for you. I will revert to normal programming immediately after I lick this problem.

Anyway, am writing here my thoughts on the 3 plugins that I tried for this purpose. Am doing so to remember them and possibly help others save time. Who knows, I might actually get the energy to write my own plug in after all this mucking about. I imagine a lot of people would appreciate it, and besides there’s thankfully no need for javascript, just php extracting from mysql in a specific way. The usual stuff.

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