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I am making a portfolio site where each portfolio entry is a subpage of "Work". In my template, I am trying to say something like: worked on 15 projects and counting, where 15 is the total number of subpages.

Whats the easiest way to do this?

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Use the following code, replacing the number after "child_of=" to the id of the parent page.

<?php
$count = 0;
$pages = get_pages('child_of=681&depth=1');
  foreach($pages as $page) {
    $count++;
  }
  echo $count;
?>

Reference: get_pages

  • Thanks! It worked! I'd upvote but I don't have enough rep points yet. I'll get you back. – Dan Jul 22 '11 at 21:25
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$pages = get_pages('child_of=681&depth=1');
$count = count($pages);
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    Please add an explanation to your answer: why could that solve the problem? – fuxia Oct 11 '13 at 12:52
  • Agreed. While correct, this provides no instruction. Anyone can copy a codebit. – Eric Holmes Oct 11 '13 at 13:00

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