Basic options are shared across news widgets. They control basic posts query parameters.
- Limit - Set a number. This sets a number of how many posts will be displayed in the widget.
- Order By - Posts order by is set with this option. WordPress has some basic ordering options that we can use for our posts disply.
- Order - When order by is set, order sets the direction. So, it's either ascending (ASC) or descending (DESC)