Total User Count Shortcode


Total User Count Shortcode provides a simple way to display the number of registered users on your WordPress site. It’s a lightweight plugin with no admin screen, offering a straightforward shortcode: [total_user_count].


  • Display Total Users: Use [total_user_count] to show the total number of users.
  • Filter by Role: Specify a user role to display counts for, e.g., [total_user_count role="customer"] for WooCommerce customers.
  • Combine Roles: Tally multiple roles together, e.g., [total_user_count role="subscriber, author"].
  • Support for Custom Roles: Works with custom user roles added by other plugins.

Common WordPress User Roles:

  • subscriber
  • author
  • editor
  • contributor
  • administrator
  • customer (WooCommerce)

Social Proof:

Showcase your site’s popularity by displaying the number of users anywhere on your site using the shortcode.


  • Total User Count Shortcode display on page
  • Total User Count shortcode for WordPress user roles.


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Use the shortcode [total_user_count] in your posts, pages, or widgets to display the user count.
  4. No further configuration is needed.


Can I use the shortcode anywhere?

Yes, the shortcode can be placed in any post, page, or widget area, and within any content like paragraphs or headings (H1, H2, etc.).


نوفمبر 11, 2023
Ti ringrazio per questo plugin semplice e leggero, era proprio quello che cercavo!
نوفمبر 10, 2020 1 reply
I encountered a problem and got my answer within 15 minutes. Now that is fast! Unfortunate some themes do not support shortcodes everywhere, but that is not this plugin’s fault. Problem was fixed within 30 minutes! How is that for service 😀 Good and simple plugin
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Contributors & Developers

“Total User Count Shortcode” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Count (sum) multiple user roles within one shortcode.
  • Tested and ready for WordPress 6.5
  • Ready for PHP 8.3


  • Tested and ready for WordPress 5.6


  • New: support for getting specific user role counts e.g [total_user_count role=”subscriber”]
  • Tested and ready for WordPress 5.5


  • Tested and ready for WordPress 5.3


  • Tested and ready for WordPress 5.2


  • Tested and ready for WordPress 5.1


  • Tested with Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0


  • Total User Count Shortcode goes live on