Displaying Related Posts is a great way to keep readers engaged on your blog and it will also help to reduce your blog bounce rate. These days, displaying related posts beneath your blog posts is a necessity for all bloggers.
Adding related posts beneath your blog posts is not that difficult, it can be achieved with just a 3-click of the mouse from your blog dashboard. All you need is to install a suitable related post plugin and you are good to go.
Today, I will be showing you how to display related posts on your blog using Yet Another Related Post Plugin or nRelated Post plugin. These two plugins are free and they are available at the wordpress.org plugins depository and also via your blog dashboard. Just Search for it and you will find them.
How to Display Related Post using Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
Login to your blog dashboard and navigate to Plugins >> Add New and search for Yet Another Related posts plugin or YARPP. The search result should bring you the plugin, click install and activate the plugin on your blog.
After Activating the YARP plugin, you need to go to the plugin settings page to fine tune it to your taste. You can choose whether it should display on posts only or on both posts and pages depending on what you like.
Yet Another related posts plugin also allows you to display related posts in your RSS feeds if you like.
How to Display Related Posts using nRelate Plugin
Login to your blog dashboard and navigate to Plugins >> Add New and search for nRelate Related Content. The search result should bring you the plugin, click install and activate the plugin on your blog.
After Activating the nRelate plugin, you need to go to the nRelate plugin settings page to set your preference. You can choose whether it should display on posts only or on both posts and pages depending on what you like.
nRelate displays thumbnails and it has a lot of settings that you can adjust to suit your taste. You can set the thumbnail size, layout settings and so on.
I have shown you how to add related posts below your blog posts. I hope you have found this post helpful, if you have any questions with displaying related post on your blog, Kindly drop them in the comments section and don’t forget to hit the sharing buttons.