C Panel Tools - Counters
Creating a counter
To create and add a counter to your web site's home page:
- 1. Go to cPanel, select CGI Scripts > Counter
- 2. Select your design, then click: Make HTML
- 3. Copy the text and placed in your home page (index.htm/index.html) file
Changing value of an existing counter
To change the current value of a counter, simply follow steps 1 and 2 from above, but instead of clicking on the Make HTML button, keep scrolling down to find the Edit/Reset a Counter.
Could not write to counter file
The follow error message may be received if you created your counter before your domain name had been fully propogated:
Could not write to counter file: /var/cpanel/counters/xxxx.dat
To fix this problem, simply go into your HTML code for the counter and remove the .dat suffix to the file name.
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