The comments_count tag is a single tag which is used to display the number of comments associated with a particular article.
Though comments_count can be used independently, it is also called by comments_invite to append the comments count to the comments_invite. Used in an article form.
Display comment invitation and count
But only if any comments are associated with the current article.
<txp:if_comments> <p><txp:comments_invite showcount="0" /> <txp:comments_count /> people have already responded.</p> </txp:if_comments>
Other tags used: comments_invite, if_comments