Set up

Installing Add-on:

Connect your site to the Concrete5 Community via the 'Add Functionality' dashboard page. Click 'Get More Add-ons' and search for 'Hit Counter'. Download and install.

 

Adding the 'Hit Counter' block.

The 'Hit Counter' block will appear at the bottom of the 'Basic' block collection, top of sidebar.

Option one: In 'Edit Mode' click an area, preferably a 'Global Area', click 'Add Block', then click the 'Hit Counter' block, Fill in the text input box to show a text prefix to number or leave blank to show the 'eye' icon, click 'Add' and publish page.

Option two: In 'Edit Mode' click the '+' at top of page and drag the 'Hit Counter' to an area of your choice, again preferably a 'Global' area. Fill in the text input box to show a text prefix to number or leave blank to show the 'eye' icon, click 'Add' and publish page.

 

Cache Settings:

When logged in go to 'Dashboard - System & Settings - Cache & Speed Settings'. Click radio button as shown below and save.

Full Page Caching
Off - Turn it on by hand for specific pages.
On - If blocks on the particular page allow it.
On - In all cases.