TYPO3 StatCounter Extension - Free Realtime Visitor viewer

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TYPO3 StatCounter Extension - Free Realtime Visitor viewer

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!

Posts by Nitin Chauhan

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