Entry Count Logo Entry Count

Count and display entry views.

The Entry Count Plugin was built specifically for training purposes and is used in the Craft Plugin Development video course.

It allows you to count and display the number of times that an entry has been viewed in Craft CMS. The plugin is intended for educational purposes and can be freely used for simple use-cases. For anything more complex, use the View Count plugin.

License #

This plugin is licensed for free under the MIT License.

Requirements #

Craft CMS 3.0.0 or later.

Installation #

To install the plugin, search for Entry Count” in the Craft Plugin Store, or install manually using composer.

composer require putyourlightson/craft-entry-count

Twig Tags #


{% set count = craft.entryCount.count(entry.id) %}

Entry count: {{ count }}
First count: {{ count.dateCreated }}
Last count: {{ count.dateUpdated }}


{% set entries = craft.entryCount.entries.all() %}

{% for entry in entries %}
    {% set count = craft.entryCount.count(entry.id) %}
    {{ entry.title }} ({{ count }} views)
{% endfor %}


{% do craft.entryCount.increment(entry.id) %}

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