Codex / mycred/log / Functions / mycred_count_ref_id_instances


  1. Description
  2. Usage
  3. Parameters
  4. Return


This function counts the total number of occurrences a given reference combined with a ref id is used in the log either overall or for a specific user.

Requires myCRED 1.5.3 or higher.



if ( mycred_count_ref_id_instances( $reference, $ref_id, $user_id ) > 0 ) {
	// this user has a log entry with the given reference and ref id



  • reference (string) required
    The reference to search for. Note this is case sensitive.
  • ref_id (int) required
    The reference id (ref_id) to include in the search. Remember that reference id’s are always integers.
  • user_id (int)
    Optional user id to include in the search. Defaults to not used.



This function returns the number of times the reference is used in the log. Zero if no records are found or if the reference and ref_id are not provided.

Last edited March 5, 2016