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How to Install Statcounter Code to WordPress Site?

After having added your WordPress site on Statcounter & successfully generated the tracking code, you need to install the code to the site.

You can do this either via the official plugin or add it mannually.

  • Using the Official plugin:

Log in to your WP dashboard, search for the Statcounter official plugin, install & activate it. Then enter your project id and security code.

  • Adding the code manually:

Under the sign “WordPress.org Detected”, click on “Default installation Guide”, then copy and paste the code in Footer.php of the theme you’re using (Appearance – Editor – Footer.php), just before the closing </body> tag. Ocassionally it may not work, you can try another place in Footer.php to paste it.

After having added the code, you can click on “Verify Installation” to see if it is working.

How to upload files to my website?

You can upload your files directly via the File Manager. You can find it in your control panel area.

There’ s usually a upload limit through File Manager. So if you need to upload a large file, you should use FTP client. FileZilla (it’s free) and SmartFTP are two popular FTP softwares. Your FTP details can be found on your control panel (e.g.  on the View FTP Details section).

Price For .COM Domains Will Rise In The Coming Years

Last night ICANN announced the proposed .com Registry Agreement Renewal to renew the contract with VeriSign.

Just the same as the current .com registry argreement, the proposed agreement permits Verisign to increase the price it charges registrars for domain names registrations four times during the six-year term with each increase being no greater than 7%.

Hola Español! Go Daddy Creates Spanish Language Website

Go Daddy is now available online in Spanish. The world’s largest provider of domain names, Web hosting, has launched es.GoDaddy.com.

The es.GoDaddy.com website is supported by Go Daddy’s customer care and is fully staffed, 24/7, with Spanish speakers. Go Daddy already supports more than 10,000 Spanish calls per month from countries such as Mexico, Colombia, Spain, Peru and Argentina.

.TK Domain is Growing Exponentially to Become The Largest Country Code Domain in 2012

I’ve introdued that .TK Domain is The Popular Free Domain. DOT TK, the registry for .TK internet domain names, announced that the number of active .tk domain registrations is larger than these of Russia (.ru) and China (.cn) combined.

According to Verisign and its latest Domain Name Industry Brief, Tokelau (.tk) entered ranks as third largest country code top level domain registry in the third quarter in 2011.

Key Internet Operator VeriSign Hit by Hackers

Reported by Reuters: VeriSign Inc, the company in charge of delivering people safely to more than half the world’s websites, has been hacked repeatedly by outsiders who stole undisclosed information from the leading Internet infrastructure company.

Another news regarding security: Irish-based European web hosting provider Blacknight announced on Wednesday that 40,000 of its customers may have been affected in a security breach on Tuesday.

What Does Web Hosting Cost?

What does web hosting cost? It is difficult to give an exact answer. The cost of web hosting may range from nothing to hundreds of dollars a month. In fact, there are different items that affect the cost of a web hosting. The type of web hosting you choose, the plan you need, the amount of disk space and bandwidth you use will all help determine web hosting costs.