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Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter

 

Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter – WordPress Plugin

An invisible hit counter plugin for WordPress


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Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter adds an invisible page hit counter on your website, know how many times a page has been visited and also know the IP addresses of your visitors.
This plugin will also register the visitor’s browser type. To use the plugin place `[ whohit]Page name or identifier[ /whohit]` on a wordpress post or page.

Please note the following

  • The plugin will place an invisible hit counter – meaning that visitors are counted on the background, they won’t see the counter.
  • There is now visual display on the website to show the counts, counts only seen by you – the website administrator
If you have already installed the plugin, SKIP to the bottom to learn how to use it.

For the purpose of this document, we have written the shortcode in the examples as [ whohit]…. [ /whohit] with spaces between [-w and here [-/, these spaces are to prevent some errors in our website. Please use the shortcode without spaces in the tags

Hopefully, you have come to this page because you have downloaded our Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter plugin for wordpress, if not, we will show you how to download and install it in your wordpress website, just read on you will have it working in no time, or read through for details on how to use it if you have already installed it.

To start using Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter wordpress plugin, please follow any of the following options – A, B, or C –
You should be up and running after completing the step by step guides below.

Option A – Using manual download and plugin uploader

  • Click the download button above it will take you to the plugin’s download page from where you can click download and then
    a download should begin immediately. Depending on your browser, you may be asked whether to save the file or not.
  • If asked choose ‘save file’ and select your preferred destination
  • If not asked, check your browser’s download window / tab, if download completed, then proceed with the next step.
  • Login to your wordpress website if you are not logged in already, then go to your admin panel
    • Click on ‘Plugins’ to open submenu, then click ‘Add New’
  • on the plugins’ page, top horizontal menu, choose ‘Upload’ and do the following
    • Click ‘Choose’, on the dialog box that appears, locate the .zip file you downloaded in step 1 above
    • Double click on the file or select it and click open to return to the plugins page.
    • Click ‘Install Now’, then the plugin should be installed
    • On the plugin’s installation page, read the result to see if installation was successful or not. If installation
      failed please check to see if you have followed the steps correctly, or else read the error message and see if it helps
  • If installation was successful, click ‘Activate Plugin’. Alternatively go to ‘Plugins – Installed Plugins’, and click activate next to the ‘Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter’s description’.
  • lastly, go to the sidebar, click ‘Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter’ to open the plugin’s administration page
  • Place [ whohit]Page name / identifier[ /whohit] on your page or post, save and publish for the plugin to start working.

Option B – Using wordpress’ built in plugin search

  • Login to your wordpress site’s admin page if you are not logged in yet
  • Go to ‘Plugins’ and click ‘Add New’
  • Under the search section, type ‘Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter’ in the search box and click ‘Search’

    Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter adds an invisible page hit counter on your website, know how many times a page has been visited and also know the IP addresses of your visitors.
    This plugin will also register the visitor’s browser type.

  • On the search results, look for a plugin with the name ‘Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter’ and the above description
  • select that plugin, click ‘Install Now’ and click ‘Activate’ on the installation results page
  • Lastly, go to admin menu on the left, click ‘Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter’ to open the plugin’s administration page
  • Place [ whohit]Page name / identifier[ /whohit] on your page or post, save and publish for the plugin to start working.

Option C – Using manual download and an FTP Program

This is an installation guide only, it assumes you know how to use an FTP program to upload files to a remote server.
  • Click the download button aboveit will take you to the plugin’s download page from where you can click download and then a download should begin immediately. Depending on your browser, you may be asked whether to save the file or not.
    • If asked choose ‘save file’ and select your preferred destination
    • If not asked, check your browser’s download window / tab, if download completed, then proceed with the next step.
  • Extract the .zip file to any location on your computer and
  • Open your FTP program – we use FileZilla – and locate the extracted folder (use local view of your FTP program)
  • Connect to your website or blog using the FTP program and browse from the root of your wordpress installation to the folder or directory ‘wp-content/plugins’
  • On local view of your FTP program, make sure you have the root folder of the plugin selected, that is; ‘who-hit-the-page’ – if you open this folder you must see several .php files and .css file
  • Upload this selected folder with its contents to ‘wp-content/plugins’ – after uploading, you must have a new folder under plugins, ‘wp-content/plugins/who-hit-the-page’
  • Now go to your wordpress’ admin panel, go to ‘Plugins – Installed Plugins’- Under ‘Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter’, click ‘Activate’.
  • Lastly, go to the side menu of your admin, click ‘Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter’ to open the plugin’s administration page
  • Place [ whohit]Page name / identifier[ /whohit] on your page or post, save and publish for the plugin to start working.

Necessary Step After Installation

After successfully installing the Who Hit The Page – Hit Counter wordpress plugin, it should be ready for use. However, you still need to to do one little thing.

  • To put the plugin into real use, copy and paste or type [ whohit]Page name / identifier[ /whohit]
    anywhere in your contact page or any other page where you want the form displayed.
    Save your page and preview it in your browser to see how the form looks on your website’s theme

    • Place the following shortcode snippet in any page or post you wish visitors counted on. [ whohit]-Page name or identifier-[ /whohit]
      – please remember to replace the `-Page name or identifier-` with the name of the page you placed the shortcode on,
      if you like you can put in anything you want to use as an identifier for the page.
    • For example: On our about us page we placed
      and on our web hosting page we placed .
    • Please note that what you put between [ whohit] and [ /whohit] doesn\’t need to be the same as the page name – that means
      for our website design and development page we can use
      [ whohit]Development