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WordPress Word Count and Limit

Counts dynamically the characters and words in edit post window and limit the characters 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 count for defined user roles.

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

  • Enable or disable character count limit.
  • Max characters count setting
  • Warning characters 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 : #input (the character count that has been typed), #max (the max characters allowed), #left (the characters count left), #words (The number of words).
  • 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: 4.2.3
Last Updated: 2015-4-25
Active Installs: 200+


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