WordPress Popular Posts


WordPress Popular Posts ist ein hochgradig anpassbares Widget, das deine populärsten Beiträge anzeigt.


  • Unterstützung für mehrere Widgets – Du kannst das Widget von WordPress Popular Posts mehrmals mit unterschiedlichen Einstellungen in deinem Blog verwenden!
  • Zeitraum – Liste die Beiträge deines Blogs auf, die innerhalb eines bestimmten Zeitraums am populärsten waren, auf (z. B. die letzten 24 Stunden, die letzten 7 Tage, die letzten 30 Tage, usw.)!
  • Custom Post-type support – Want to show other stuff than just posts and pages, eg. Popular Products? You can!
  • Thumbnails! – Display a thumbnail of your posts! (see the FAQ section for more details.)
  • Statistik-Dashboard – Schau direkt in deinem Admin-Bereich nach deinen populären Beiträgen.
  • Sortieroptionen – Sortiere deine Liste populärer Beiträge nach der Anzahl der Kommentare, Aufrufe (standard), oder der durchschnittlichen Aufrufe am Tag!
  • Custom themes – Out of the box, WordPress Popular Posts includes some themes so you can style your popular posts list (see Widget Themes for more details).
  • Verwende dein eigenes Layout! – WPP ist flexibel genug, damit du das Aussehen deiner populären Beiträge anpassen kannst! (siehe Anpassen des WPP-HTML-Markups (engl.) und Anpassen des Designs von WordPress Popular Posts (engl.) für mehr Informationen.)
  • Advanced caching features! – WordPress Popular Posts includes a few options to make sure your site’s performance stays as good as ever! (see Performance for more details.)
  • REST API Support – Embed your popular posts in your (web) app! (see REST API Endpoints for more.)
  • Unterstützung für Disqus – Sortiere deine populären Beiträge nach der Anzahl der Kommentare bei Disqus!
  • Unterstützt Polylang und WPML 3.2+ – Stelle die übersetzte Version deiner populären Beitrage dar!
  • WordPress Multisite support – Each site on the network can have its own popular posts list!

Andere Funktionen

  • Shortcode support – Use the [wpp] shortcode to showcase your most popular posts on pages, too! For usage and instructions, please refer to the Installation section.
  • Template tags – Don’t feel like using widgets? No problem! You can still embed your most popular entries on your theme using the wpp_get_mostpopular() template tag. Additionally, the wpp_get_views() template tag allows you to retrieve the views count for a particular post. For usage and instructions, please refer to the Installation section.
  • LocalizationTranslate WPP into your own language.
  • WP-PostRatings support – Show your visitors how your readers are rating your posts!

WordPress Popular Posts ist jetzt auch auf GitHub!

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  • The WordPress Popular Posts Widget.
  • The WordPress Popular Posts Widget on theme's sidebar.
  • Dashboard widget.
  • Statistics panel.


Bitte stelle sicher, dass deine Website die Mindestanforderungen (engl.) erfüllt, bevor du fortfährst.

Automatische Installation

  1. Melde dich in deinem WordPress-Dashboard an.
  2. Gehe auf Plugins > Installieren.
  3. Tippe WordPress Popular Posts in das Feld „Plugins durchsuchen…“ ein.
  4. Finde das Plugin in den Suchergebnissen und klicke auf die Schaltfläche „Jetzt installieren“.

Manuelle Installation

  1. Lade das Plugin herunter und entpacke die Dateien
  2. Lade den Ordner wordpress-popular-posts in das Verzeichnis /wp-content/plugins/ hoch.
  3. Aktiviere das Plugin WordPress Popular Posts über den Menüpunkt „Plugins“ in WordPress.

Fertig! Was jetzt?

  1. Gehe zu Design > Widgets und füge das Widget WordPress Popular Posts zu deiner Seitenleiste hinzu. Wenn du alles eingestellt hast, klicke auf „Speichern“.
  2. Wenn du ein Caching-Plugin auf deiner Website installiert hast, lösche den Cache jetzt, damit WPP beginnen kann, deine Zugriffe zu erfassen.
  3. If you have a plugin that minifies JavaScript (JS) installed on your site please read this FAQ: Is WordPress Popular Posts compatible with plugins that minify/bundle JavaScript code?
  4. Wenn du ein Sicherheit-Plugin oder eine Firewall in deiner Website installiert hast, stelle sicher, dass du erlaube WPP Zugriff auf die REST API (engl.), damit die Zugriffe auf deine Seite erfasst werden.
  5. Gehe zu Design > Editor. Unter „Plugin-Dateien“ klicke auf header.php und stelle sicher, dass der Befehl <?php wp_head(); ?> vorhanden ist (sollte direkt vor dem schließenden </head>-Tag stehen).
  6. (Optional but highly recommended) Are you running a medium/high traffic site? If so, it might be a good idea to check these suggestions to make sure your site’s performance stays up to par.

Das war es!


WordPress Popular Posts kann auf drei unterschiedliche Arten verwendet werden:

  1. As a widget: simply drag and drop it into your theme’s sidebar and configure it.
  2. As a template tag: you can place it anywhere on your theme with wpp_get_mostpopular().
  3. Per Shortcode (engl.), so dass du sie in einen Beitrag oder eine Seite einbetten kannst.

Schaue auf jeden Fall auch im Wiki (engl.) vorbei, dort findest du noch mehr Informationen!


Der FAQ-Abschnitt wurde hierhin (engl.) verschoben.


1. April 2021
This is a very nice plugin to track and display popular posts and have an idea of your daily traffic. Of course it needs some resources to spend to have all this data stored and displayed but Hector uses best practises and keep the footprint quite acceptable. Thanks!
14. März 2021
This plugin does exactly what it says on the tin! The blog layout in WordPress straight out of the box leaves a lot to be desired. This fixes it in a simple, user friendly way for absolute tech newbies like me. It is also very nice when you get a down to earth, really friendly and approachable plugin designer that is on hand ready to help with whatever you need. Hector has massively helped with some customisations of the plugin for my site. All in a timely, friendly manner! All in all, I can't reccomend this plugin enough for budding blog writers. 10/10 without doubt. Tim
25. Januar 2021
Easy to use and it has lots of options for customization! Great!
29. November 2020
Been using this plugin for a while now, I will recommend it not only because it works great and support is as great as plugin but, also because I tried most of related posts plugins and by far this one is the best!! Keep up the good work 🙂
14. November 2020
I've been using this plugin for a while. Recently I ran into an issue and opened a ticket in the forum. To my surprise, the plugin author responded within a day and solved my issue even though I may not have provided sufficient details for the issue. The issue was explained clearly and the solution was easy to follow. Great support!
3. November 2020
Evitar! rompe el sitio. Al instalar este plugin dejaron de verse todas las imágenes. Probé una y otra vez instalando y desinstalando este plugin puntualmente y era lo que rompía el sitio. Tal vez alguna incompatibilidad con algo ya instalado en mi sitio...
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  • Fixes PHP notices affecting Block Editor users on WordPress 5.5.
  • Fixes a rare PHP warning message that pops up randomly when the Pageviews Cache is enabled.

Release notes


If you’re using a caching plugin, flushing its cache right after installing / upgrading to this version is required.

  • Fixes a compatibility issue with WordPress 5.5.
  • Widget themes: various fixes for better IE11 compatibility.

Release notes


If you’re using a caching plugin, flushing its cache right after installing / upgrading to this version is required.

  • Fixes compatibility issue with plugins that minify HTML code.
  • Updates installation instructions.
  • Other minor improvements.

Release notes


If you’re using a caching plugin, flushing its cache right after installing / upgrading to this version is required.

  • Fixes fatal PHP error triggered on some server setups.
  • Makes sure non-ajaxified themed widgets are properly moved into the ShadowRoot.
  • Fixes declaration of the wpp_params variable.

Release notes


If you’re using a caching plugin, flushing its cache right after installing / upgrading to this version is required.

  • JavaScript based Lazy Loading superseded by Native Lazing Loading.
  • Improved Pageviews Cache.
  • Views/comments count will be prettified now!
  • Fixed a few layout issues found in widget themes.
  • Improved compatibility with Content Security Policy (CSP).
  • Added support for ACF images.
  • Other minor improvements and fixes.

Release notes



  • A performance notice will be displayed for mid/high traffic sites (see #239).
  • Fixed an issue with text_title content tag not being shortened (see #241).
  • Added a link to the Debug screen to the plugin’s dashboard for ease of access.
  • Other minor improvements/changes.


If you’re using a caching plugin, flushing its cache right after installing / upgrading to this version is recommended.

  • Fixed a compatibility issue with the newly introduced widget themes feature. If you’re using a theme with your popular posts widget you’ll need to reapply it for it to get the latest changes (go to Appearance > Widgets > WordPress Popular Posts, select a different theme then hit Save, finally switch back to your preferred theme and hit Save again.)
  • Fixed two date related issues.
  • Minor styling improvements to widget themes Cards, Cards Compact, Cardview and Cardview Compact.
  • Removes bold styling from post title on the stock design (wpp.css).
  • Improves data caching logic.


If you’re using a caching plugin, flushing its cache right after installing / upgrading to this version is required.

  • Code has been refactored to use more modern PHP practices! This will help make WordPress Popular Posts more maintainable and easier to extend.
  • WordPress Popular Posts now requires PHP 5.4 or newer and WordPress 4.7 or newer.
  • The WPP_Query class has been deprecated. Use WordPressPopularPosts\Query instead.
  • Added ability to filter posts by multiple taxonomies (thanks blackWhitePanda!)
  • New Dashboard Widget: Trending Now.
  • Added 10 new themes for the widget!
  • Added ability to lazy load thumbnails (enabled by default).
  • Improved support for WPML and Polylang.
  • Authors and Editors can now access the Stats dashboard too!
  • Fixed translation issues affecting russian and similar languages.
  • New Content Tags: total_items and item_position.
  • Many minor bug fixes/improvements.

Release notes | Full Changelog.