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Plugin Downloads Display


A plugin that allows you to display the number of times a plugin has been downloaded. Can either be displayed in posts with a shortcode or in templates using a function.

Shortcode: [show_downloads slug="slug-of-plugin"].

Function: <?php plugin_downloads("slug-of-plugin"); ?>

Credit Harish Chouhan Tuts+ for original code.


  1. Upload plugin-download-display folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use shortcode [show_downloads slug="slug-of-plugin"] in posts/pages
  4. Use function <?php plugin_downloads('slug-of-plugin'); ?> in templates

Contributors & Developers

“Plugin Downloads Display” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • First edition