Here’s a typical situation: your potential visitor searches something, finds your site, access your site, consumes the info and then he/she leaves. What would happen if you offered more content related to the info they came looking for? They will surely stay longer on your site instead of bouncing right away. This plugin will help you stop losing your visitors and increase engagement: Related Posts for WordPress.
The method of offering related content to capture the visitor is a proven and effective technique. Just think about your own experience on sites with related content, compared to sites who don’t show content related to the one you arrived looking for in the site. This also increases your internal link density, which is good for your site’s SEO.
The Related Posts plugin for WordPress displays posts related to the current post being read by the visitor. You can define a relationship using categories, tags or any custom taxonomy. You can choose to show only a text link or complement it with the featured image for the post.
When related posts are found, they can be displayed in a grid fashion or using a responsive carousel. As a result, this plugin will work both in themes with static layouts and those with a responsive layout.
The plugin includes a comprehensive settings page to set default values to be used throughout the site, such as which one will be the relationship to use, how many posts to show, where to place the related posts, the style of the carousel arrows and so on.
The placement of your posts it’s also very flexible: you can use use a “add to all” setting, and place them before or after your content, or you can use the shortcode and place them within your content, or alternatively, the template tag and use it in your theme’s PHP code.
The plugin is available for sale on CodeCanyon