how to add wordpress post views counter without Plugin

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Do you want to WordPress post views counter without Plugin? Here are your right tutorials. Basically, You can add post views Counter With plugin but Someone Don’t like add any plugin. however, Today I will show You how to make Post views counter Just Three Steps.

Let’s Started.

At first, go to your theme editor   and selected (function.php)

how to add wordpress post views counter without Plugin

how to add wordpress post views counter without Plugin

 

Then Just Paste below Code in the (function.php) save.

<?php
// function to display number of posts.
function getPostViews($postID){
$count_key = 'post_views_count';
$count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true);
if($count==''){
delete_post_meta($postID, $count_key);
add_post_meta($postID, $count_key, '0');
return "0 View";
}
return $count.' ';
}
// function to count views.
function setPostViews($postID) {
$count_key = 'post_views_count';
$count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true);
if($count==''){
$count = 0;
delete_post_meta($postID, $count_key);
add_post_meta($postID, $count_key, '0');
}else{
$count++;
update_post_meta($postID, $count_key, $count);
}
}

?>

 

Then You need go to Single.php  and Paste below Code and Save.

<?php setPostViews(get_the_ID()); ?>

 

Final Step Paste This below Code where You want to Show Post Counter.

<?php
echo getPostViews(get_the_ID());
?> views

 

 

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