Add total members to “Right Now” dashboard widget

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Great little snippet that will display the total number of members within the Right now dashboard widget. Just add this to the functions.php of your wordpress theme and you are ready to go.

( example screenshot )

function dashboard_wps_user_count() {
    global $wpdb;
    $users = $wpdb->get_var("SELECT COUNT(ID) FROM $wpdb->users");
       <tr class="first">
          <td class="first b b_pages"><a href="users.php"><? echo $users; ?></a></td>
          <td class="t pages"><a href="users.php">Members</a></td>
add_action( 'right_now_content_table_end', 'dashboard_wps_user_count');

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  1. Hi Kein, Happy to land here!! 🙂
    Thanks for this great snipp!
    Is it possible to add custom post type count also? 🙂

  2. This seems to have a number of issues Kevin. For those that may not know the <?} will throw an error. Also, "Members" on the dashboard doesn't show a count.

    1. What issues are you having with the snippet?

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