Posterous Install Guide

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


  1. Copy the StatCounter code.
  2. Log into your account (opens in a new window) with your username and password.
  3. You will see a list of "Your Spaces". Click on the icon next to the Posterous space on which you'd like to add StatCounter.

    Posterous - Your Spaces

  4. Select "Customize" from the drop down list.

    Posterous - Customize

  5. Select "Advanced" and "Enable Advanced Theming".

    Posterous - Enable Advanced Theming

  6. A box will open up similar to the one below. Select "OK".

    Posterous - New Theme

  7. Your Posterous site code will open up in the window. Scroll down to the bottom of the site code. Install your previously generated StatCounter code directly before the < / body> tag.

    Posterous - Install StatCounter code

  8. Select "Save I'm Done".

    Posterous - Save

StatCounter is now active on your site and will immediately begin recording visitor information.

These instructions have been compiled and verified: November 2012