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Incrementing number on each post

Add the first block of code to your functions.php then add the second block of code to your index.php this will display an incrementing number on each post.



Code Snippet:


function updateNumbers() {
global $wpdb;
$querystr = "SELECT $wpdb->posts.* FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE $wpdb->posts.post_status = 'publish' AND $wpdb->posts.post_type = 'post' ";
$pageposts = $wpdb->get_results($querystr, OBJECT);
$counts = 0 ;
if ($pageposts):
foreach ($pageposts as $post):
setup_postdata($post);
$counts++;
add_post_meta($post->ID, 'incr_number', $counts, true);
update_post_meta($post->ID, 'incr_number', $counts);
endforeach;
endif;
}

add_action ( 'publish_post', 'updateNumbers' );
add_action ( 'deleted_post', 'updateNumbers' );
add_action ( 'edit_post', 'updateNumbers' );


Code Snippet:


<?php
echo get_post_meta($post->ID,'incr_number',true);
?>

Comments  Leave a Reply

  1. Hello ,
    Plugin working ! Thank you very much!
    I have a question, how to make it work with only one type of post format , for example , with only post_format standard?

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