JCO catcount


Jerome Coupe

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EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


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Add-On Type(s)



Simple EE2 only plugin returning the number of items in any given category or group of categories


{exp:jco_catcount cat_id="33" status="open|closed" channel="channel"}


cat_id=“1” or cat_id=“1|2”

  • Mandatory
  • The id for the category / categories you want to output the number of entries for
  • Plugin checks if the given category id exists in DB


  • Optional
  • Defaults to “open”
  • Determines the status of entries you want to count.
  • You can use not clause: status=“not closed”


  • Optional
  • Determines the channel of entries you want to count (useful if you use the same category for various channels)
  • You can use not clause: channel=“not channel1|channel2”

MSM Support:

  • compatible
  • only returns entries belonging to site being viewed
  • no site=“1” parameter at the moment but can be easily added if needed

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This entry was created March 22, 2011, 11:42 am.
This entry was last updated December 26, 2012, 3:34 am.

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