17 Exclusive Counter Plugins for WordPress

WordPress is possibly the most widely used CMS. Counter plugins in WordPress are known to improve and take forward a blog’s quality and creativity of presentation. We have compiled a list of 17 most useful free counter plugins for wordpress with full support provided along with it and future updates to keep up with wordpress.

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1. Free Counter

Free Counter is a free of charge statistic and counter plugin with no external library dependency.

Free Counter
Free Counter

2. Post Pay Counter

The Post Pay Counter plugin allows you to easily calculate and handle authors’ pay on a multi-author blog by computing posts’ remuneration basing on admin defined rules.

Post Pay Counter
Post Pay Counter

3. WP-PostViews

Enables you to display how many times a post/page had been viewed.

WP-PostViews
WP-PostViews

4. Olevmedia Shortcodes

Olevmedia Shortcodes plugin adds a button to editor, which provides you plenty of handy shortcodes.

Olevmedia Shortcodes
Olevmedia Shortcodes

5. Thank You Counter Button

This is the visitor’s ‘Thank you’ or ‘I like it’ clicks counter button. Every time a new visitor clicks the “Thank you” button, one point is added to the total “thanks” counter for this post which can be seen at the same button.

Thank You Counter Button
Thank You Counter Button

6. Simple Download Monitor

Easily manage downloadable files and monitor downloads of your digital files from your WordPress site. You can password protect your downloadable files too.

Simple Download Monitor
Simple Download Monitor

7. The Countdown

The countdown functionality can easily be added to your site. With counting down and up functionality, gives you a full control to your counter.

The Countdown
The Countdown

8. Easy Timer

Easy Timer allows you to easily insert into posts, pages and widgets of your website an unlimited number of count down/up timers that refresh every second, and the time or date.

Easy Timer
Easy Timer

9. Blog Stats by W3Counter

Adds W3Counter’s free web stats to your WordPress dashboard, and adds a widget for automatically adding the tracking code to your sidebar.

Blog Stats by W3Counter
Blog Stats by W3Counter

10. WPeCounter

Visits Post(types) counter. Shown in a sortable column the number of visits on lists of posts, pages and/or custom post types and shortcode.

WPeCounter
WPeCounter

11. ExtraWatch FREE

Analyze your visitor behavior, optimize website and then increase conversions and sales. Once called the “Swiss Army Knife” for every WordPress website.

ExtraWatch FREE
ExtraWatch FREE

12. Counter – Flag Counter

Display an Javascript based Flag Counter inside an Widget. Adjustable Javascript Code. Up to 500 of your last Visitors with their City and Country, visited Page and referring Page.

Counter - Flag Counter
Counter – Flag Counter

13. Electric Studio Download Counter

View how many people have downloaded what files from your site. Use shortcode or a php function to display amount of times downloaded in the frontend of your site.

Electric Studio Download Counter
Electric Studio Download Counter

14. Olimometer

A fully customizable fundraising thermometer with PayPal and StayClassy integration and custom skin support.

Olimometer
Olimometer

15. Statistics

Advanced Real time Web Stats for your WordPress Blog/Website. Count every viewer and every article pageview for each blog entry.

Statistics
Statistics

16. RealTime Visitors Stats and Geolocation

This Widget plugin let you inject MapmyUser.com tracking code into your Blog to enable real-time visitor tracking.

RealTime Visitors Stats and Geolocation
RealTime Visitors Stats and Geolocation

17. Uji Countdown

Uji Countdown allows you to display a countdown on your post or page. The easiest way to place your full customizable HTML5 Countdown Timer.

Uji Countdown
Uji Countdown