Solved

Counter is not working

Posted on 2004-09-16
3
149 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Hello,

I added a counter on my html page and it always stay at '1' instead of auto-incrementing everytime when someone visits my page. Why? Also, can I make this counter invisible?

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:mrong
3 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
rcmb earned 50 total points
ID: 12078938
The issue with the counter sounds like FP Server Extension problems. Try removing and reinstalling the server extensions.

Here is Microsoft's version of a hidden counter:

SUMMARY
This article describes how to create a custom hit counter that will not be visible in your page, and how to obtain the hit count information from the Web page.
Inserting an Invisible Counter
To insert an invisible counter, use one of the following methods:
Format the Hit Counter as "Hidden":
On the Insert menu, point to Component, click Hit Counter, and then click Finish.
Select your options, and then click OK.
Highlight the Hit Counter on your page, click the Format menu, and then click Font.
Check the Hidden box, and then click OK.
Create an "Invisible" Custom Image:
Use an image editor, such as Microsoft Image Composer, to create the image you want to use for the hit counter. This could be either a transparent image, an image with the same color as the background of the page, or an image with a width and height of 1-pixel.For additional information on creating a custom hit counter image, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
295224 HOW TO: Create a Custom Image for the Hit Counter Using FrontPage 2002

Save the image into the images folder of your FrontPage Web.
On the Insert menu, point to Component, and then click Hit Counter.
In the Hit Counter Properties dialog box, click Custom Picture. Type images/(image name) in the window, where (image name) is the file name of the image you created in step one.
Click OK, and save the page.
back to the top


Retrieving Hit Count Information From the Web
To retrieve the hit count information front the Web, follow these steps:
Open your Web in FrontPage.
On the Tools menu, click Web Settings.
On the Advanced tab, click to select the Show documents in hidden directories check box. Click Apply to refresh the Web.
In Folders view, open the _private folder.
Right-click the file named (file name).cnt, where (file name) refers to the page where you inserted the hit counter, then click Open With.
Select Text Editor (notepad.exe), then click OK. Your hit counter statistics will be displayed in Notepad.

RCMB
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
New Website 15 29
Web Designer 5 169
Visual Studio Web Development - HTML 7 71
you tube .com 2 196
This article provides a case study on how our local youth baseball league deployed a new website, including the platform selection, implementation and benefits to the league.
When setting up new project requests for our site, one of the most powerful tools our team has available to use is Axure (http://www.axure.com/). It’s a tool for creating software and web prototypes that can function and interact as if it were the a…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to create a Printer Friendly PDF on a WordPress Page. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Tools Used are Photoshop, Awesome Screenshot” Google Chrome Extension, and SmallPDF.com Log…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to add AdSense Ads to a WordPress Website, and how to set up WordPress to automatically place Ads in Sidebars. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Log into your AdSense account. : Cli…

896 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now