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[T3EXT DAY] StatCounter – Free Real Time Visitor Stat

StatCounter.com is a free web traffic analysis service, which provides summary stats on all your traffic and a detailed analysis of your last 500 page views. This limit can be increased by subscribing to their paid service.

The StatCounter TYPO3 Extension brings you all the powerful StatCounter features to your TYPO3 site. statcounter.com/features/

2. Back-end view after plug-in installation

The extension needs to be installed as any other extension of TYPO3 CMS:

2.1 Get the extension via composer

Using the command line

composer require nitsan/ns-statcounter:dev-master 

2.2 Get the extension

The extension needs to be installed as any other extension of TYPO3 CMS:

Step 1: Switch to the module “Extension Manager”.

Step 2: Get the extension - 

  • Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key 'ns_statcounter' and import the extension from the repository.
  • Get it from typo3.org: You can always get current version from https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/ns_statcounter/ by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterwards in the Extension Manager.

Step 3: Now install the Extension.

2.3 Activate the TypoScript

The extension ships some TypoScript code which needs to be included.

Step 1: Go to Template Module.

Step 2: Switch to Root page.

Step 3: Select Info/Modify option from drop-down.

Step 4: Click on Edit the whole template record button.

Step 5: Switch to Includes tab.

Step 6: Select NITSAN - NsStatcounter(ns_statcounter) at the field *Include static (from extensions).

3. Configuration

To activate the StatCounter service for your TYPO3 site:

Step 1: Sign Up with StatCounter statcounter.com/sign-up/.

Step 2: Add Your Project URL statcounter.com/add-project/.

Step 3: Use "Default Installation Instructions" to get all to get Project Id and Security Key.

Setup all the configuration of www.StatCounter.com

Step 1: Open Template Module.

Step 2: Switch to Root page.

Step 3: Go to Constant Editor.

Step 4: Select Category “PLUGIN.TX_NSSTATCOUNTER”.

Step 5: Now configure according to requirement.

4. Cache clearing

Please, clear cache from top panel 'Flush frontend caches' & 'Flush general caches'. It will be also great to clear cache from Install tool too.

5. Support

Feedback & Suggestions

Just download & try the EXT:ns_statcounter extension. You can write down your feedback/suggestion/comments to below comment box. So, we will adapt it for next version of EXT:ns_statcounter.

Have happy time with StatCounter!

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