WordPress Hit Counter is a simple plugin that embeds a rotating odometer style hit counter on your blog showing how many visitors your site has.
The plugin allows you to choose from a number of different styles, it can be embedded in the footer or activated as a sidebar widget.
By default it will display in your footer, to change these settings simply activate it as a widget in your themes appearance section and change the options there.
This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
- Upload all files to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Navigate to the appearance section and select widgets, select wordpress hit counter and configure from here.
- When is the next version?
Submit an idea and we’ll add it and release it the same day.
This is a great hit counter plugin, I wish there were more detail stats available. I use this plugin on all my wordpress sites.
Contributors & Developers
“WordPress Hit Counter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.
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2.5 – Fixed bug… !!
2.4 – Removed analytics plugin, cleaned up rogue links
2.3 – Support PHP4 (older wordpress installations), for best results please cook with PHP5!
2.2 – Resource update
2.1 – Fixed bug which broke sites running with php short tags disabled, all php is using full syntax now, introduced hooks for faster code updates and added option to ignore 404 hits (enabled by default now)
2.0 – Rewrite of code, new styles, unique visitor count option, admin count option, alignment options and more
1.0 – Initial release to gauge interest, very buggy