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WordPress Word Count and Limit

Counts dynamically the characters/words in edit post window and limit the characters/words count if needed for one or more user roles.

This plugin replaces the word count info in bottom of the edit post window by the characters/words count (on the fly). Additionnaly, you can limit the characters/words count for defined user roles.

Here's the list of the settings (see screenshots for further infos):

  • Enable or disable characters/words count limit.
  • Max characters and words count setting
  • Warning characters and words count setting (the count before max count when the warning is fired)
  • Output Format. You can define how you would like to see the output displayed using different placeholders : #chars (the character count that has been typed), #words (The number of words), #maxChars (the max characters allowed), #leftChars (the characters count left),#maxWords (the max words allowed), #leftWords (the words count left).
  • Choose what user role should be limited. Default set to contributor role.
  • Choose the post types that should be limited. Default set to post.
  • Set customised messages for warning or for contributor submission.

Availabe languages : english and french.

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.6
Last Updated: 10 months ago
Active Installs: 200+


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