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CKEditor™ WordCount Plugin

Word Count Plugin for CKEditor™

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CKEditor™ WordCount Plugin

WordCount Plugin for CKEditor that counts the words an shows the word count in the footer of the editor.

DISCLAIMER: This is a forked Version, i can not find the original Author anymore if anyone knows the original Author please contact me and i can include the Author in the Copyright Notices.




  1. Extract the contents of the file into the "plugins" folder of CKEditor.
  2. In the CKEditor configuration file (config.js) add the following code:
    config.extraPlugins = 'wordcount';
    config.wordcount = {
        // Whether or not you want to show the Word Count
        showWordCount: true,
        // Whether or not you want to show the Char Count
        showCharCount: false,
        // Maximum allowed Word Count
        maxWordCount: 4,
        // Maximum allowed Char Count
        maxCharCount: 10