Both those options work a treat, thanks very much.
Do you know of any online tutorials that would help me with formatting/styling the output of the display posts plugin?
I found their support page, with the different arguments- but what I mean is displaying in columns across the screen, or displaying one post larger than the subsequent posts, or changing the position of the title relative to the image and excerpt…
Do you know of any guides for a css beginner (relatively beginner, not brand new)?
Thanks for any leads!