It is true that many top related posts plugins and services have come and gone. That does not mean webmasters are still not using these types of plugins. By adding related posts to your site, you are going to have an easier time keeping your visitors engaged for a longer period of time. Here are 8 ways to add related posts to WordPress:
upPrev: adds an animated flyout box with related content to your website. You can also show previous or random posts.
Related Posts by Zemanta: it is designed to bring new visitors to your website and help them discover more articles. You can customize related posts with your own code.
JetPack Related Posts: want to add related posts to your site without putting a huge load on your server? Jetpack’s Related Posts module can help.
LinkWithin: a blog widget that shows related posts under each post. The widget blends in with your existing site design and is easy to set up.
Random Posts: in some cases, it might make sense for you to replace your resource-intensive similar posts plugin with a random posts plugin. Certain random posts plugin let you customize their output and filter posts by tag or category.
Premium content recommendation: many popular websites rely on solutions such as Contextly to recommend content to their audience. Some of these services offer various related links options as well as analytics and other useful features for publishers.
WordPress Popular Posts: we have used this plugin on a few of our servers for a long time. It displays your most popular posts but you can easily limit popular posts by category or tag to get more related results.
Which plugin do you use to serve related posts on your site? Please share it here.