Auto generated counter displayed on a page from submissions?

By: Randy Murray | Asked: 11/18/2023
ForumsCategory: How-toAuto generated counter displayed on a page from submissions?
Randy Murray asked 5 months ago
I want my home page to display the total number entries of a specific form as they are submited, an accumulating total. I'm stuck. Thanks
Walter JonesWalter Jones replied 5 months ago

I create a view and then in that view I use the shortcode [entry_count]. The view allows me to style that shortcode however I wish and then I put the view shortcode on the page I want to display the number.

As per Rob’s question below, this is a static number and won’t update unless the page is refreshed, out of the box that is.

Randy Murray replied 5 months ago

thx you

1 Answers
Rob LeVineRob LeVine answered 5 months ago
Didn't the answer to your other question suffice? If not, I'm confused as to what you're looking for. Do you mean you want the home page to update without being refreshed, i.e., a user's front page has a counter that's automatically updated each time another user submits something? That's a completely different question.
Randy Murray replied 5 months ago

I have the static refresh short code total worked out thanks to you and victor but was wondering about a real time updater to home page. That may be tough to do.. thxs again.

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