A popular post has many number of views (visits). As a website owner, you might want to display the most popular WordPress posts in a beautiful layout.
WordPress doesn’t have a built-in feature to count the number of views of each post. There are some WordPress plugins were created to implement this feature, one of them is WP-PostViews.
Here are some easy steps to show your most popular WordPress posts in a beautiful layout, with Content Views Pro:
- Install the WP-PostViews plugin
- In Admin area, click Content Views > Add New to start showing the most popular posts.
- Select the Sort by option in the Filter Settings tab, Advance section of the View
- In the “Sort by” group, click Add New button, then select options as below image:
At the beginning, the View will return no posts. Because of there are no posts have the
views custom field. When someone visits your posts, the
views custom field will be created and updated, and you will start seeing the popular posts.