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Count Children

Adds a custom shortcode that returns the number of children for a given page. Accepts page ID, name, or slug as input.

  1. Download the latest zip file and extract the count-children directory.
  2. Upload this directory inside your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate 'Count Children' on the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  4. Insert [children page="page-slug"] in a post or page (replacing page-slug with an acutal slug name) to return the number of child pages under that page.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: Less than 10


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