How to add Related Posts in WordPress using Jetpack

In my article: 5 Basic Free WordPress Plugins Every Blog Should Have,
I talked about Jetpack. Jetpack is a security, performance, and site management tool with a lot of features such as

  • site stats tracking,
  • a high-speed CDN for images
  • downtime monitoring
  • protection against brute force attack
  • related posts below each blog post
  • automated sharing to social networks,
  • sidebar customization
  • and many more

In this article, I am going to show you how to add related posts in WordPress below each blog post using Jetpack.

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How to add Related Posts to WordPress using Jetpack

Install, activate & setup the Jetpack plugin

Jetpack by WordPress.com

Next, navigate to Jetpack >> Settings

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From the settings page, go to the traffic tab and turn on show related content after post. You can choose to turn on also related content heading and featured image.

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See how the post will look like in the preview. You can also customize the related post to your needs by clicking on the “Configure related posts in the Customizer“.

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From the customizer, you can make changes to the related post.

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Don’t forget to Publish/Update changes.

Here we have it, How to add Related Posts in WordPress using Jetpack.

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