How to Show WordPress Posts With a Specific Taxonomy Term

We had an interesting question from a TaxoPress user: “Do your plugins provide any method for displaying a list of posts assigned to a category?”

For example, if you have 10 posts with the term “Fruit”, this feature would display those 10 posts. This is possible with the default taxonomy archives but those are pages don't allow much flexibility on where you display the results.

In this guide, I'll introduce two plugins that can show posts with one or more specific terms.


Option #1: The Tag Groups plugin

This plugin has recently joined the TaxoPress family. Click here for more details on the Tag Groups move. We recommend this option because it's updated and supported by the TaxoPress team.

has a “Post List” feature. This is available as a block and a shortcode. If you don't use , click here for the shortcode details.

When you add a Gutenberg block, search for the “Post List” option.

Post List block in Gutenberg

This block has many different configuration options, including the number of posts per page, pagination, caching, post order and much more.

Settings for Post List block

The block also provides a variety of templates so you can have a stylish display for your posts:

Templates for Post List block

Option #2. The PublishPress Blocks plugin

Showing posts with a specific term is also possible with the PublishPress Blocks plugin, which is available on WordPress.org.

When you add a Gutenberg block, search for the “Content Display – PublishPress” option.

For this guide, you're looking for the “Filters” area in the sidebar. Under the “Filters” area, you can choose posts with a specific tag or category. Click here for a full guide to the Content Display block.


More about the Tag Groups plugin

The plugin allows you to organize your WordPress taxonomy terms and show them in a Tabbed , an Alphabetical Tag Cloud, a Table , a Post List and much more. You can customize your term displays with a huge number of options and use them in posts, pages, blocks, or shortcodes.

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