Microsoft Office Live Install Guide

StatCounter provides free customisable hit counters, visitor tracking, web analytics and website stats for Microsoft Office Live.

Microsoft Office Live

  1. Sign up for a free account at StatCounter to get your StatCounter code.

    These instructions will be repeated after you've created an account and added your first project.
  2. Copy the StatCounter code
  3. Log into your Microsoft Office Live website and click "Design Your Site"

    Microsoft Office Live - Design Your Site

  4. Click the "Site Actions" button

    Microsoft Office Live - Site Actions

  5. Click "Activate Advanced Design Features" then click "OK" (NOTE: if you are already using the Advanced Design Features, you will see an option to "Deactivate Advanced Design Features". In this case, just skip this step.)

    Microsoft Office Live - Advanced Design Features

    Microsoft Office Live - Advanced Design Features - OK

  6. Click "Edit" beside the web page to which you want to add StatCounter - this opens the Page Editor

    Microsoft Office Live - Page Editor

  7. Click "Module" and select "Custom Footer"

    Microsoft Office Live - Module - Custom Footer

  8. Paste your StatCounter code into the window and click "OK"

    Microsoft Office Live - Paste StatCounter

  9. Click "Save" and that’s it!

Your StatCounter will now begin recording visitor information and, if you chose the visible option, your counter will be visible on your website!

    Microsoft Office Live - StatCounter


To save time, consider setting up a template with your StatCounter code installed and use your template as the basis for all new pages on your site. Here's how:

Install StatCounter on one of your website pages following the instructions above. Then click 'Save as template' beside your page in the Page Manager section. Your template will now be available to you every time you create a new page

    Microsoft Office Live - Template - StatCounter