Total pingbacks, trackbacks within admin post columns

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will add a new column called counts within the admin post listing. This column will display the total number of pingbacks, trackbacks for each post.

Code Snippet:

function commentCount($type = 'comments'){

if($type == 'trackbacks'):
$typeSql = 'comment_type = "trackback"';
$oneText = 'One :trackback';
$moreText = '% :trackbacks';
$noneText = 'No :trackbacks';
elseif($type == 'pingbacks'):
$typeSql = 'comment_type = "pingback"';
$oneText = 'One :pingback';
$moreText = '% :pingbacks';
$noneText = 'No :pingbacks';
global $wpdb;
$result = $wpdb->get_var('
'.$typeSql.' AND
comment_approved="1" AND
comment_post_ID= '.get_the_ID()
if($result == 0):
echo str_replace('%', $result, $noneText);
elseif($result == 1):
echo str_replace('%', $result, $oneText);
elseif($result > 1):
echo str_replace('%', $result, $moreText);

add_filter('manage_posts_columns', 'posts_columns_counts', 1);
add_action('manage_posts_custom_column', 'posts_custom_columns_counts', 1, 2);

function posts_columns_counts($defaults){
$defaults['wps_post_counts'] = __('Counts');
return $defaults;
function posts_custom_columns_counts($column_name, $id){
if($column_name === 'wps_post_counts'){
commentCount('trackbacks'); echo "<br />";

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