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WP Advanced Categories Widget


WP Advanced Categories Widget is a no fuss WordPress widget to display your categories with auto generated background image by taking the featured image from first post of each category. The widget is lightweight, simple to use and beautifully styled.


To install this plugin:

  • Upload the wp-advanced-categories-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • That’s it!

Alternatively you can search for the plugin from your WordPress dashboard and install from there.

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Contributors & Developers

“WP Advanced Categories Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release