WordPress Word Count and Limit

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Counts dynamically the characters and words in edit post window and limit the characters count if needed for one or more user roles.

Author:Jojaba (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.0.1
WordPress version tested:5.3.3
Plugin version:1.4.3
Added to WordPress repository:30-04-2014
Last updated:24-10-2019
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Rated by:4
Plugin URI:https://wordpress.org/plugins/word-count-and-...
Total downloads:9 802
Active installs:300+
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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/words count for defined user roles.

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

  • Enable or disable characters/words count limit.
  • Max characters and words count setting
  • Warning characters and words 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 : #chars (the character count that has been typed), #words (The number of words), #maxChars (the max characters allowed), #leftChars (the characters count left),#maxWords (the max words allowed), #leftWords (the words count left).
  • 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.