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Add total members to “Right Now” dashboard widget

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Great little snippet that will display the total number of members within the Right now dashboard widget. Just add this to the functions.php of your wordpress theme and you are ready to go.

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function dashboard_wps_user_count() {
    global $wpdb;
    $users = $wpdb->get_var("SELECT COUNT(ID) FROM $wpdb->users");
?>
<table>
    <tbody>
       <tr class="first">
          <td class="first b b_pages"><a href="users.php"><? echo $users; ?></a></td>
          <td class="t pages"><a href="users.php">Members</a></td>
       </tr>
     </tbody>
</table>
<?}
add_action( 'right_now_content_table_end', 'dashboard_wps_user_count');

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  • Anonymous

    This seems to have a number of issues Kevin. For those that may not know the <?} will throw an error. Also, "Members" on the dashboard doesn't show a count.

    • http://wpsnipp.com Kevin Chard

      What issues are you having with the snippet?

  • Ameenullah

    Hi Kein, Happy to land here!! :)
    Thanks for this great snipp!
    Is it possible to add custom post type count also? :)