Views Counter for Elgg

Count the views a publication has is important because users like to see if what they share is popular or not. That’s why in this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to add a views counter in elggOverview

Views counting system is a useful rating system. It lets you see which content is getting popular. Tidypics has a views count system but it is only available for pictures. Views counter will let you know how many views a post has, as well as see who visited the post.

Getting Started

1. Download Views Counter Plugin for elgg

2. Install the plugin. If you don’t know how to do that, please read this article.

3. Log into your elgg network and go to the Administration Dashboard. Then go to menu “Configure -> Plugins“:

configure plugins elgg tutorials

4. Find the “Views Counter” plugin and activate it:

activate plugin elgg views counter hosting

5. After activating the plugin, go to menu “Configure -> Settings -> Views Counter“:

settings elgg tutorials6. Add the views counter to the plugins you want:

views counter settings elgg arvixe

7. And that’s it! The views counter has been activated:

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This concludes Views Counter for Elgg

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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I like photography and reading books. Currently working for Arvixe as Elgg Community Liaison. Elgg Security Expert Web Security Expert CEO of UDP SW Social Web

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