With this TYPO3 extension you are able to count views of ext:news records. You can display a list with most viewed news and delete the statistics automatically with a scheduler task.

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v2.0.1 2022-09-27 19:24 UTC

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Last update: 2023-05-27 21:09:00 UTC


With this extension you are able, to count views/clicks of ext:news-records. Additionally it integrates a new option in the plugin of ext:news to show records ordered by views. On top there is a scheduler task for automatically reset all counts.


  • TYPO3 >= 11.4
  • ext:news >= 9.2


  • Install the extension by using the extension manager or use composer (composer req mediadreams/md_news_clickcount)
  • Include the static TypoScript of the extension


Count views

  • Include <f:cObject typoscriptObjectPath="lib.newsIncreaseCount"/> in the news detail view template

Show most read news

  • Insert the plugin News system of ext:news on a page
  • In Settings tab select List view (without overloading detail view) in the What to display dropdown
  • Select Views in the Sort by dropdown
  • Select a Sort direction (Descending will show the most viewed articles first)
  • Save and close

Clear views

  • Add a scheduler task of type Execute console commands
  • Select mdNewsClickcount:clearViewsCommand in Schedulable Command dropdown

Bugs and Known Issues

If you find a bug, it would be nice if you add an issue on Github.


Thanks a lot to all who make this outstanding TYPO3 project possible!