I'm using Disqus on my site. The theme that I'm using has comment count shown on every post, but it shows only default WordPress comments system count. How can I integrate it with Disqus, so the comment count would show Disqus comments?

Here's my site - http://tophistorie.pl


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Integrating Disqus Into WordPress Without a Plugin As we discussed earlier, doing stuff without plugins helps us optimize our website - a single query is a single query, right? Anyways, here are the functions that we're going to use - like always, add these inside your theme's functions.php file: Embedding Disqus Comments

function disqus_embed($disqus_shortname) {
global $post;
echo '<div id="disqus_thread"></div>
<script type="text/javascript">
    var disqus_shortname = "'.$disqus_shortname.'";
    var disqus_title = "'.$post->post_title.'";
    var disqus_url = "'.get_permalink($post->ID).'";
    var disqus_identifier = "'.$disqus_shortname.'-'.$post->ID.'";


The function is pretty simple: Use the code <?php disqus_embed('myexampleblog'); ?> anywhere you want in your single.php and page.php files to embed and show Disqus comments for that page. You can search for the comments_template(); function and replace it with our new function, since we're not going to use the native commenting functions anymore.

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