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I am looking for a trending topics plugin as displayed on techcrunch. I have searched alot to find the vertical displaying plugin. If anyone could help out, I would be very thankful.


Here is a visual image of how it should look like. enter image description here

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As I understand it you're wanting a drop in plugin that does exactly what you want with no extra work and you're not finding it? Are those 'topics' BBPress threads? Categories? Tags? Twitter hashtags? More information needed – Tom J Nowell Mar 21 '12 at 16:23
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If by hot trends you mean the categories, you can list the categories with the most posts using this plugin:


Some styling work will be needed, but that is unavoidable no matter what plugin is used.

Tech Crunch however uses tags not categories, so instead you can use this:


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Would this not just a popular posts plugin? - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-popular-posts/

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Thanks, but it is not what I am looking for. I have provided a visual image of what I want. – Fahad Uddin Mar 21 '12 at 16:20

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