Display the Last 5 Posts in WordPress

The following is a code snippet that will display the last five WordPress posts.

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Display the Last 5 Posts in WordPress

The following is a code snippet that will display the last five WordPress posts.

<?php echo "<ul>"; 
$args = array( 'numberposts' => '5' ); 
$recentposts = wpgetrecentposts( $args ); 
foreach( $recent_posts as $recent ){ 
echo '<li><a href="' . getpermalink($recent["ID"]) . '" title="'.escattr($recent["posttitle"]).'" >' . $recent["posttitle"].'</a> </li> '; } 
echo "</ul>"; 
?>