Using Magic Post Listing PRO you can simply create list your desired content on your website by filtering your WordPress posts/pages or even custom post types.
Using MPL PRO, you can filter the contents based on post type (included custom post types), Author, Category, Tags, Parent Page (For Pages), Include posts, Exclude posts and custom post types taxonomies.
Also you can enable post thumbnails, set size for them and link them to post URL if needed. You can show or hide post elements such as Title, Content, Author, Date, Tags, Categories etc.
Finally you can choose the layout of MPL plugin, You can create a content slider by Light-Slider layout, Create a simple list or grid view for listing the posts using Default layout, Animate the posts and show them one by one using Animate layout, List the posts with a caption style using Caption layout or show a news ticker bar on your website to show your website news using Ticker layout.
You can use MPL as a widget into one of your theme sidebars or embed it into your pages as a shortcode. Having trouble with writing the shortcodes manually? Don’t worry MPL generates the shortcodes automatically. MPL generates a PHP code for you as well so if you like you can place it in one of your theme files as well.