wet_article_info: Display word count and comments for Textpattern

wet_article_info is a very simple plugin for Textpattern that displays some extra information on the Content > Write page.

When editing an existing article, you’ll see something like this just below the Last Modified details:

705 words (680 + 25) | comments

The first item is a word count: the total words, followed by individual counts for the body and excerpt.

comments will display a short summary of article comments, if any, with edit links for each.

The information is not real time; it is updated when you save an article or open it for editing.


  1. Textpattern 4.5+ is required
  2. Install wet_article_info.txt as a Textpattern plugin.

Resources and Relateds

Express your suggestions in this thread at the Textpattern community forum, report bugs and discuss enhancements in this plugin’s issue queue.


wet_article_info is based upon zem_article_info 0.2.

Change log

Date Version Notes
2012-08-02 0.3.3 Initial public release
2012-10-16 0.3.4 Do not try to save the “Comment” pane’s toggle state

wet_quickopen: Open recent (and not so recent) Textpattern articles quickly

wet_quickopen: Open recent (and not so recent) Textpattern articles quickly

wet_quickopen is a plugin for Textpattern which prepends a search term input on top of the „Recent Articles“ list at the article edit screen.

The „Recent Articles“ list is filtered by matching the current search term against all articles‘ titles and bodies in descending posting date order. All you have to do is type and wait for a moment until the „Recent Articles“ list refreshes.

wet_quickopen requires a jQuery-supported browser with JavaScript enabled.


  1. Textpattern 4.7+ is required, wet_quickopen will eventually not work with any prior version.
  2. Install wet_quickopen.txt as a Textpattern plugin.
  3. Install wet_quicklink’s sidekick wet_peex.txt as a Textpattern plugin.
  4. Done. If all went well, the „content > write“ screen will be adorned by a new input box atop of the „Recent Articles“ list.


Get it here:

Resources and Relateds

Express your suggestions, report bugs and discuss enhancements in this thread in the Textpattern forum.

Change log

Date Version Notes
2009-10-16 0.1 Initial public release
2011-02-19 0.4 Markup compatibility with Textpattern 4.3.0; ENTER key immediately submits search term
2012-11-21 1.0 Markup compatibility with Textpattern 4.5
2013-01-11 1.1 Fixes a NS_ERROR_XPC_BAD_CONVERT_JS error in Firefox and jQuery 1.7
2019-04-04 1.4 Markup compatibility with Textpattern 4.7

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