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3 Top Traffic Counter Plugins For Your WordPress Blog You should'n miss

Updated on November 7, 2014

Why you should use traffic counter widget Plugins for your WordPress blog?

- You can easily track the traffic to your site, even the most detail information from each visitor.

- Your blog will look more professional

- It's seem to be trustworthy, safe blog if the displayed number in the blog traffic counter widget is big (Fortunately, these numbers can be fakes, and I will teach you how in this article)

- It's free and not make your website slow

- And more...

Here are 3 top Traffic Counter Widget of WordPress that work the best for me

Each of these plugin has its different features. Just choose the one that's suitable with you.

Review: 4/5

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Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Sample Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Option Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Image Counter Option
Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Sample
Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Sample | Source
Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Option
Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Option | Source
Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Image Counter Option
Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget Image Counter Option | Source

1 - Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget

The interface is good and the plugin is simple to control. If you are people who like fast food, fast things or other fast & want to track the traffic to your site the simple way, don't miss this! Mechanic Visitor Counter Widget is designed good enough to be rated high in the WordPress plugin community. Who else not want their blog look more professional with little effort?


This Widget traffic statistic & traffic counter of your website. This includes Today Visitor, Today Hits, Total Hits, Total Visit, Who's Online and IP Address Visitors.

After Install:

1 - Go to Setting >> Visitor counter options for more options.

2 - Go to Appearance >> Widgets and drag Visitor Counter into your WordPress sidebar

Review: 4/5

- Simple Plugin

- The thing that I don't like this Plugin is that if you reactive, the counter will reset to 0. So you need to set the initial value

For more detail visit Plugin page: Mechanic Visitor Counter

Review: 4/5

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Settings in widgetCountries statisticReferer statsVisitor Filters in the History pageIP Address statistics
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Countries statistic
Countries statistic | Source
Referer stats
Referer stats | Source
Visitor Filters in the History page
Visitor Filters in the History page | Source
IP Address statistics
IP Address statistics | Source

2 - Free Counter

Do you want more option to control the traffic to your website? If yes, Free Counter is the great choice. There are a lot of options. All are very detail for even single visitors. If you are running a business, try this plugin!


The information you will get from this widget is timestamps, visited URL, referring URL, IP addresses, operating systems and browser informations into the database, and can display the total hits, unique hits and other statistics

After install:

1 - Go to Counter Statistic and Sign up, them Login for more control to your website

2 - Go to Appearance >> Widget, choose the counter you want

Review: 3/5

- Little Interface for Counter

For more detail visit Plugin page: Free Counter

Review: 3.5/5

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Widget displays in your blog
Widget displays in your blog | Source
Widget display in Blog
Widget display in Blog | Source

3 - Traffic Counter Widget or Traffic Stats Widget

These plugins are the same (Why? Don't ask me . Although these plugins are created by the 2 author, it's the same for every option)

Compare with the both plugins above, these plugins are also the another simple. Nothing special. However, if you just want to be simple and don't want anything complicated to setup. These plugins is suitable with you.


These Plugins shows the number of visitors / hits / unique IPs in the past 24 hours, 7 days and 30 days. It also shows the number of users currently online.

It provides a robots filter, but the automatic traffic could also be considered.

Traffic Counter Widget offers language support and automatic log deletion.

After install:

- Go to Appearance >> Widgets, drag Traffic Counter into your Sidebars

Review: 3/5

- Simple, just display statistic, no colorful counter

For more detail visit Plugin page: Traffic Counter Widget or Traffic Stats Widget

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Of course, if your WordPress Blog have little visitors and these plugins look like not work at all. It's not your mistake. These plugins are working for my websites. It's because you want more traffic to you website. Believe me. So check my free gift here:


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