Very easy to configure and activate, the Spider Random Post plugin is a quick way of showcasing past blog entries.
The commercial version of the plugin allows access to posts based on a category.
Unpack and upload it to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
A similar version of this plugin is also available for Joomla.
Here are some key features of "Spider Random Post":
· Set animated transition effect for posts
· Set interval at which new posts are animated into the widget
· Activate the slideshow mode or not
· Set the widget to pull posts from a specific category (commercial version only)
· WordPress 3 or higher