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Jetpack Post Views

Display your most popular posts using Jetpack stats.

Help! My posts aren't updating!

There are many factors that could go wrong that would prevent a post from updating. Before you submit a support ticket, please ensure that:

  1. the plugin can access Jetpack - go to the Jetpack Post Views Settings page and make sure that at least one of the connections is green
  2. the post is getting views - go to your Jetpack Stats page and make sure that the post is actually getting views
  3. an entire day has gone by with no updates - Jetpack Post Views only updates once every hour, so letting a day go by will make sure that the plugin truly isn't working

If the post still isn't updating, please open a support ticket and include the following information along with a description of what the problem is. This will help me try to identify where the problem could be:

  1. Is the post a custom post type?
  2. Does the post belong to a custom category/tag?
  3. Does your site have over 500 posts?
  4. In the Jetpack Post Views Settings page, which of the 3 connections are green?

How can I display the top posts in my template?

Use the function 'JPV_display_top_posts()'


<?php if ( function_exists('JPV_display_top_posts') ) { JPV_display_top_posts( $args ); } ?>

Default Usage

<?php $args = array(
         'days'                   => '-1',
         'limit'                  => '5',
         'exclude'                => '',
         'excludeCustomPostTypes' => false,
         'displayViews'           => false ); ?>


days - (string) The number of days of the desired time frame. '-1' means unlimited.

limit - (string) The number of posts to display. '-1' means unlimited. If days is -1, then limit is capped at 500.

exclude - (string) A comma-separated list of Post IDs to be excluded from displaying.

excludeCustomPostTypes - (boolean) Excludes custom post types from displaying.

displayViews - (boolean) Displays the post views.

NOTE This function only works if the function stats_get_csv() exists. If this function is not working probably, it is probably due to the stats_get_csv() function not returning the needed results.

How can I display the top posts in my posts?

Use the shortcode '[jpv]'

The shotcode uses the same parameters as the 'JPV_display_top_posts()' function

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.7.16
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 2,000+


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