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Number of Posts wp_count_posts

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Are you looking for a way to display total number of published posts on your blog? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to display number of posts wp_count_posts in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s template file where you want to show the total post count or in a site-specific plugin:

<? 
            $published_posts = wp_count_posts()->publish; 
            echo $published_posts; 
?>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 24 best WordPress education themes and how to properly add code snippets to your WordPress site.

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