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=== WP-PostViews ===
Contributors: GamerZ
Donate link: http://lesterchan.net/site/donation/
Tags: views, hits, counter, postviews
Requires at least: 3.0
Tested up to: 4.2
Stable tag: 1.70
Enables you to display how many times a post/page had been viewed.
== Description ==
= Build Status =
[![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/lesterchan/wp-postviews.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/lesterchan/wp-postviews)
= Development =
[https://github.com/lesterchan/wp-postviews/](https://github.com/lesterchan/wp-postviews/ "https://github.com/lesterchan/wp-postviews/")
= Translations =
[http://dev.wp-plugins.org/browser/wp-postviews/i18n/](http://dev.wp-plugins.org/browser/wp-postviews/i18n/ "http://dev.wp-plugins.org/browser/wp-postviews/i18n/")
= Credits =
* Plugin icon by [Iconmoon](http://www.icomoon.io) from [Flaticon](http://www.flaticon.com)
= Donations =
I spent most of my free time creating, updating, maintaining and supporting these plugins, if you really love my plugins and could spare me a couple of bucks, I will really appreciate it. If not feel free to use it without any obligations.
== Changelog ==
= Version 1.70 =
* FIXED: Integration with WP-Stats
= Version 1.69 =
* NEW: Shortcode `[views]` or [views id="POST_ID"]` to embed view count into post
* NEW: Added template variable `%VIEW_COUNT_ROUNDED%` to support rounded view count like 10.1k or 11.2M
= Version 1.68 =
* NEW: Added action hook 'postviews_increment_views' and 'postviews_increment_views_ajax'
* NEW: Allow custom post type to be chosen under the widget
= Version 1.67 =
* NEW: Allow user to not use AJAX to update the views even though WP_CACHE is true
= Version 1.66 =
* NEW: Supports MultiSite Network Activation
* NEW: Add %POST_DATE% and %POST_TIME% to template variables
* NEW: Add China isearch engines bots
* NEW: Ability to pass in an array of post types for get_most/least_*() functions. Props Leo Plaw.
* FIXED: Moved uninstall to uninstall.php and hence fix missing nonce. Props Julio Potier.
* FIXED: Notices and better way to get views from meta. Props daankortenbach.
* FIXED: No longer needing add_post_meta() if update_post_meta() fails.
= Version 1.65 (02-06-2013) =
* FIXED: Views not showing in WP-Admin if "Display Options" is not set to "Display to everyone"
= Version 1.64 (31-05-2013) =
* NEW: Using Enqueue Script For WP_CACHE Enabled Sites. Props Crowd Favourite
* FIXED: Viewcounter always display eventhough "display to registered users only" is set
= Version 1.63 (07-05-2013) =
* NEW: Added nonce To PostViews Options Admin Page
= Version 1.62 (29-11-2012) =
* NEW: Add "Views" Column To Manage Pages In WP-Admin
* NEW: Add Sortable "Views" Column To Manage Posts/Pages In WP-Admin
= Version 1.61 (21-05-2012) =
* FIXED: Move AJAX Request to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php
= Version 1.60 (18-02-2011) =
* NEW: Added Views Count To Edit Posts Screen
* FIXED: Removed Global $post
= Version 1.50 (15-06-2009) =
* NEW: Works For WordPress 2.8 Only
* NEW: Uses jQuery Framework
* NEW: Added In Most Viewed Pages To WP-Stats
* NEW: Use _n() Instead Of __ngettext() And _n_noop() Instead Of __ngettext_noop()
* FIXED: Uses $_SERVER['PHP_SELF'] With plugin_basename(__FILE__) Instead Of Just $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']
* NEW: Uses New Widget Class From WordPress
* NEW: Merge Widget Code To wp-postviews.php And Remove wp-postviews-widget.php
* NEW: Added get_most_viewed_tag() And get_least_viewed_tag()
* FIXED: Ensure That Post Is Not A Revision
* FIXED: Multiple Loops Filtered Not Cleared
= Version 1.40 (12-12-2008) =
* NEW: Works For WordPress 2.7 Only
* NEW: Options To Display Views On Certain Places by David Potter
* NEW: Right To Left Language Support by Kambiz R. Khojasteh
* NEW: Output Of the_views() Applied To "the_views" Filter by Kambiz R. Khojasteh
* NEW: Called postviews_textdomain() In views_init() by Kambiz R. Khojasteh
* NEW: Uses plugins_url() And site_url()
* NEW: Added get_least_viewed() And get_least_viewed_category() By JBrinx
* FIXED: "views" Custom Field Gets Created Now When Post Is Published
= Version 1.31 (16-07-2008) =
* NEW: Works For WordPress 2.6
* NEW: Renamed GET Variables sortby To v_sortby And orderby To v_orderby
* NEW: Better Translation Using __ngetext() by Anna Ozeritskaya
* FIXED: Able To Use v_sortby And v_orderby in query_posts()
= Version 1.30 (01-06-2008) =
* NEW: Uses /wp-postviews/ Folder Instead Of /postviews/
* NEW: Uses wp-postviews.php Instead Of postviews.php
* NEW: Uses wp-postviews-widget.php Instead Of postviews-widget.php
* NEW: Uses number_format_i18n() Instead Of number_format()
* NEW: Option To Exclude Bots Views In 'WP-Admin -> Settings -> Post Views'
* NEW: Added Most Viewed Template
* NEW: Change The Way WP-PostViews Count Views
* NEW: Should Work With WP-Cache Or WP-SuperCache
= Version 1.20 (01-10-2007) =
* NEW: Works For WordPress 2.3 Only
* NEW: Most Viewed Widget Added
* NEW: Ability To Uninstall WP-PostViews
* NEW: Uses WP-Stats Filter To Add Stats Into WP-Stats Page
= Version 1.11 (01-06-2007) =
* FIXED: Wrong URL For Page Under Most Viewed Posts Listing
= Version 1.10 (01-02-2007) =
* NEW: Works For WordPress 2.1 Only
* NEW: Localization WP-PostViews
* NEW: Added Function To Get Most Viewed Post By Category ID
* FIXED: Views Not Counting In Some Cases
= Version 1.02 (01-10-2006) =
* NEW: Change In get_most_viewed() To Accommodate Latest Version Of WP-Stats
= Version 1.01 (01-07-2006) =
* NEW: Added Get Total Views Function
* FIXED: Modified Get Most Viewed Post Function
= Version 1.00 (01-03-2006) =
* NEW: Initial Release
== Installation ==
1. Open `wp-content/plugins` Folder
2. Put: `Folder: wp-postviews`
3. Activate `WP-PostViews` Plugin
4. Go to `WP-Admin -> Settings -> PostViews` to configure the plugin.
= Usage =
1. Open `wp-content/themes/<YOUR THEME NAME>/index.php`
2. You may place it in archive.php, single.php, post.php or page.php also.
3. Find: `<?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>`
4. Add Anywhere Below It (The Place You Want The Views To Show): `<?php if(function_exists('the_views')) { the_views(); } ?>`
5. Or you can use the shortcode `[views]` or `[views id="1"]` (where 1 is the post ID) in a post
== Upgrading ==
1. Deactivate `wp-postviews` Plugin
2. Open `wp-content/plugins` Folder
3. Put/Overwrite: `Folder: wp-postviews`
4. Activate `WP-PostViews` Plugin
== Upgrade Notice ==
N/A
== Screenshots ==
1. PostViews
2. Admin - PostViews Options
== Frequently Asked Questions ==
= How To View Stats With Widgets? =
* Go to `WP-Admin -> Appearance -> Widgets`
* The widget name is Views.
= How To View Stats (Outside WP Loop) =
= To Display Least Viewed Posts =
* Use:
<code>
<?php if (function_exists('get_least_viewed')): ?>
<ul>
<?php get_least_viewed(); ?>
</ul>
<?php endif; ?>
</code>
* The first value you pass in is the post type that you want. If you want to get every post types, just use 'both'. It also supports PHP array: example `array('post', 'page')`.
* The second value you pass in is the maximum number of post you want to get.
* Default: get_least_viewed('both', 10);
= To Display Most Viewed Posts =
* Use:
<code>
<?php if (function_exists('get_most_viewed')): ?>
<ul>
<?php get_most_viewed(); ?>
</ul>
<?php endif; ?>
</code>
* The first value you pass in is the post type that you want. If you want to get every post types, just use 'both'. It also supports PHP array: example `array('post', 'page')`.
* The second value you pass in is the maximum number of post you want to get.
* Default: get_most_viewed('both', 10);
= To Display Least Viewed Posts By Tag =
* Use:
<code>
<?php if (function_exists('get_least_viewed_tag')): ?>
<ul>
<?php get_least_viewed_tag(); ?>
</ul>
<?php endif; ?>
</code>
* The first value you pass in is the tag id.
* The second value you pass in is the post type that you want. If you want to get every post types, just use 'both'. It also supports PHP array: example `array('post', 'page')`.
* The third value you pass in is the maximum number of post you want to get.
* Default: get_least_viewed_tag(1, 'both', 10);
= To Display Most Viewed Posts By Tag =
* Use:
<code>
<?php if (function_exists('get_most_viewed_tag')): ?>
<ul>
<?php get_most_viewed_tag(); ?>
</ul>
<?php endif; ?>
</code>
* The first value you pass in is the tag id.
* The second value you pass in is the post type that you want. If you want to get every post types, just use 'both'. It also supports PHP array: example `array('post', 'page')`.
* The third value you pass in is the maximum number of post you want to get.
* Default: get_most_viewed_tag(1, 'both', 10);
= To Display Least Viewed Posts For A Category =
* Use:
<code>
<?php if (function_exists('get_least_viewed_category')): ?>
<ul>
<?php get_least_viewed_category(); ?>
</ul>
<?php endif; ?>
</code>
* The first value you pass in is the category id.
* The second value you pass in is the post type that you want. If you want to get every post types, just use 'both'. It also supports PHP array: example `array('post', 'page')`.
* The third value you pass in is the maximum number of post you want to get.
* Default: get_least_viewed_category(1, 'both', 10);
= To Display Most Viewed Posts For A Category =
* Use:
<code>
<?php if (function_exists('get_most_viewed_category')): ?>
<ul>
<?php get_most_viewed_category(); ?>
</ul>
<?php endif; ?>
</code>
* The first value you pass in is the category id.
* The second value you pass in is the post type that you want. If you want to get every post types, just use 'both'. It also supports PHP array: example `array('post', 'page')`.
* The third value you pass in is the maximum number of post you want to get.
* Default: get_most_viewed_category(1, 'both', 10);
= To Sort Most/Least Viewed Posts =
* You can use: `<?php query_posts( array( 'meta_key' => 'views', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => 'DESC' ) ); ?>`
* Or pass in the variables to the URL: `http://yoursite.com/?v_sortby=views&v_orderby=desc`
* You can replace DESC with ASC if you want the least viewed posts.
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