How to Display the Total Number of WordPress Posts for a Custom Post Type

How To Display The Total Number Of WordPress Posts For A Custom Post Type
How To Display The Total Number Of WordPress Posts For A Custom Post Type

Here is a little code that enables you to display the total numbers of WordPress posts for a specific custom post type.
The following code will get the total number of published posts in a custom post type and display it in your theme template.

Instructions
Add this code to your theme files where you want the shortcode content to be run.
Remember to replace “THE-POST-TYPE-NAME” with the name of the custom post type.

<?php
     // Get total number of posts in THE-POST-TYPE-NAME
     $count_posts = wp_count_posts('THE-POST-TYPE-NAME');
     $total_posts = $count_posts->publish;
     echo $total_posts . ' THE-POST-TYPE-NAME. ';
?>
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