How to list a specific number of posts from 1 category in WordPress

You can place the following code in one of your theme’s template files to list a particular amount of posts from one of your site’s catagories. <h2>Last 5 Tutorials</h2> <?php query_posts(‘category_name=tutorials&showposts=5’); ?> <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <h2><a href=”<?php the_permalink(); ?>”><?php the_title(); ?></a></h2> <?php the_excerpt(); ?> <?php endwhile; ?> Tested with WordPress 3.3

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