Provides content based statistics.
Status: stable
Developer: HalloWelt
Extension type: BlueSpice
Edition: BlueSpice free
Dependencies: BlueSpice
License: GPL v3 only
Activated: Yes
Category: Infrastructure
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CountThings provides a set of tags for counting various metadata in the wiki. This information is displayed on the page as text or in a configurable table, depending on the chosen mode.

Usage / Features

Tags made available by this extensions are:

  • countarticles: displays the total number of articles on the wiki
  • countusers: displays the total number of users registered on the wiki
  • countfiles: displays the total number of files uploaded to the wiki
  • countcharacters - available in multiple modes:
    • Chars: number of characters on the current page (based on the wiki code, including spaces)
    • Words: number of words on the current page
    • Pages: number of pages the current article would have if printed/exported
    • All: default mode – shows all the information above in a table


This extension has no configuration options.

Rights / permissions

  • This extension does not require any special rights.
  • Users must have "edit" permission to create the tag and "read" permission to view pages containing the tag.


This extension requires BlueSpiceFoundation.


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