Post Word Count


Counts the total number of words in all posts or the number of words in a single post.


The default is to count the total number of words in all posts. If you would like the number of words displayed for a particular post or page, use the following inside “the loop”

<?php mdv_post_word_count(true); ?>


  1. Upload post-word-count.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place <?php mdv_post_word_count(); ?> in your templates.

Contributors & Developers

“Post Word Count” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.