Wp Post Views – WordPress Post views counter


WordPress post views counter counts the view of your Built in post type and Custom post type.

Features And Options:

  • Simple, and easy to understand.
  • Option to filter views on IP address to get accurate post count.
  • Option to select the custom post type.

How to Get Post Count in Frontend

Use this shortcode.


TO get site wide count of your post type ( Refresh Hourly due to performance reason ).



  • Development happening on GitHub :- https://github.com/vanpariyar/wp-post-views
  • Create issue on the GitHub OR Pull request for new feature when new tag added it will automatically deployed.


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  1. Install the plugin either via the WordPress.org plugin directory, or by uploading the files to your server (in the /wp-content/plugins/ directory).
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. TO make settings Go to User Admin panel Settings->WP Post views
  4. You can select your custom post type as per requirement.


Jun 17, 2023 1 reply
I added ” [WPPV-TOTAL-VIEWS-PER-POST-TYPE post_type=”post”] ” to the singe post page, and it crashed.. …thats it..
Maarec 27, 2023 1 reply
I'm excited to be able to write a positive review for the "Wp Post Views" plugin! This tool does the job it's supposed to do without any frills, and finally someone has created such a useful plugin! The "Wp Post Views" plugin is incredibly easy to use and offers all the basic features you need to monitor the views of your WordPress posts. There's nothing superfluous in this plugin - just the essential functions to track visits to your content. I'm really happy to have found the "Wp Post Views" plugin. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a simple and effective way to track views of their WordPress content. Thank you so much for creating this plugin!
Oktubor 21, 2020
Hi, I have recently used this plugin, and it's help full for me.
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Contributors & Developers

“Wp Post Views – WordPress Post views counter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.14 – 21/09/2023

  • Version Bump to 1.13
  • Merged new changes for PHPCS and PHPCBF. Thanks @kajalgohel for Contributions

1.13 – 16/06/2023

  • Version Bump to 1.13
  • Merged new changes for PHPCS and PHPCBF. Thanks @kajalgohel for Contributions

1.12 – 23/01/2023

  • Version Bump to support 6.2

1.11 – 19/10/2022

  • Introduction of the new shortcode
  • [WPPV-TOTAL-VIEWS-PER-POST-TYPE post_type=”post”]

1.10 – 18/07/2022

  • Version Bump to support 6.0
  • Added ru_RU ( Russian Translation )
  • fixed https://github.com/vanpariyar/wp-post-views/issues/17
  • https://github.com/vanpariyar/wp-post-views/issues/16

1.9 – 23/01/2022

  • Version Bump to support 5.9

1.8 – 19/12/2021

  • Fix validate_ip() function creates error.

1.6 & 1.7 – 14/07/2020

  • Version bump to 5.8

1.5 – 15/12/2020

  • Enhancement: Fixed IP Related Issue.

1.4 – 15/12/2020

  • Enhancement: Text Domain Change.

1.3 – 26/04/2020

  • Enhancement: Text Domain Change.

1.2 – 26/04/2020

  • Enhancement: Fix the Views Count.
  • Features: Added The Shortcode For Frontend Users.

1.1 – 23/02/2020

  • Enhancement: Fix the error when WP_DEBUG is true.


  • Innitial: First Version