WordPress Plugin: Simple Blog Stats

[ Simple Blog Stats ] Simple Blog Stats is a free WordPress plugin that provides a wealth of shortcodes and tags to display a variety of unique statistics about your site. Stats about your blog include total number of categories, comments, posts, users, tags, and more. SBS also displays recent comments and recent posts in posts, pages, and anywhere in your theme.

Installation

Typical WP install: upload, activate, done. Visit the SBS Settings in the WordPress Admin for shortcodes, template tags, and more information. No configuration necessary. SBS includes options for customizing the text/markup displayed before and/or after each shortcode and template tag.

Features

Statistics include:

  • Total number of posts
  • Total number of pages
  • Total number of drafts
  • Total number of comments
  • Number of comments in moderation
  • Number of approved comments
  • Number of registered users
  • Number of categories
  • Number of tags

More features:

  • Luxe toggle/panel Settings Page
  • Provides shortcodes to display stats in posts and pages
  • Provides template tags to display stats anywhere in your theme
  • Configure text/markup to appear before and/or after each shortcode
  • Option to restore default settings
  • Uses native WordPress functionality
  • Born of simplicity, no frills

Bonus features:

  • Display date of most recent site update
  • Display recent posts (configurable)
  • Display recent comments (configurable)
  • Display all blog stats in a nice list
  • Eat a bowl of ice cream :)

Options

For each of the shortcodes and template tags, you control the text/markup displayed before and/or after each shortcode and template tag. Here is a screenshot demonstrating this on the SBS Settings Page:

[ SBS Settings/Options Page ]
Screenshot of SBS Settings Page with shortcode configuration options

Additional options include:

  • Select the number of posts (for recent posts)
  • Select the number of comments (for recent comments)
  • Select the number of characters to use for post excerpts
  • Select the number of characters to use for comment excerpts

[ SBS Options Page ]
Screenshot of SBS Settings Page, streamlined and easy to use

Additionally there is a “Restore Default Options” setting to do exactly that.

Screenshots

Here’s a nice overview shot of the SBS Settings:

[ SBS Options Page ]
Screenshot of SBS Settings Page, streamlined and easy to use

[ SBS Options Page ]
Screenshot showing some available blog stats to display anywhere

Here is a complete view of the SBS Settings/Options Page.

Note: Simple Blog Stats is a rebuild of the now discontinued BlogStats PCC plugin.

Download

Download Simple Blog Stats from the WP Plugin Directory:

Download Simple Blog Stats