Page Counters


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  Many people find a hit page counter to be a pleasing and interesting addition to their web pages.  Companys find page counters to be a useful tool in determining customers access level and interest.  Virtual account members may also determine customers access levels by reviewing their access.log files.

This Counter program was created by Kevin Athey.

  Adding a counter to your web pages need not be a difficult process, and we have attempted to make this as painless as possible.  Before we become involved in the discussion of fancy counters let us begin with a simple odometer style counter as you see above.  As your Server company we have taken much of the difficulty and messiness of CGI scripting out of your hands.  Now let us begin

  A hit counter can be placed into your web page by adding the proper HTML command into your document. The above command was invoked with the simple command as follows.



<img src=/cgi/counter.exe?-sBEMBO+counts.htm>



The commands you can use are as follows.

Counter Useage

+ the + or PLUS symbol is used where multiple options are used
Think of the + as an & (and) symbol,and in fact on some servers the & symbol
is used interchangeably with the + symbol
[   ] brackets denote codes that may be entered after the command
do not actually use the [  ]'s they are added for clarity only
-f [FF0000] color to render foreground in
-b [FF0000] color to render background in
-t [FF0000] index to a color which should be transparent
-s [Stylename] name of numbers style,#BEMBO.gif
-n no counter increment just build the gif
-w[4] width of counter(how many digits to use)

Explanation of commands

<img src=/cgi/counter.exe?-sBEMBO+counts.htm>


<IMG SRC=/cgi/ The counter uses the standard IMG SRC format,
and is located in the /cgi directory
counter.exe? counter.exe? is the actual name of the program file you shall use
-sBEMBO selects the BEMBO style of digit as you see at the top of this page
+counts.htm The name of your HTML /webpage file which you want to be counted.
You may use the counter on more then 1 webpage,simply remember to change the name to your webpage's name.



Counter digit styles


  Many different counter styles may be used in your pages,simply use the -sBEMBO feature to implement a different counter style on your web page.BEMBO is an example here.



A
BEMBO
CNTDWN
DEFAULT
FDB
ODB
PDG
PDR
PDW
PUNCH

Have fun working with the various digit styles



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