How to install the wordpress stats plugin for your blog

This plugin gives you access to the same useful stats that the blog users at get. Stuff like number of times a page was accessed.

  • Download the wp-stats plugin from wordpress from
  • unzip the file and cp stats.php to /<wordpresshome>/wp-content/plugins/.
  • Edit the plugin and replace the line

$stats_wpcom_api_key = ”;
$stats_wpcom_api_key = ‘yourwordpressapikey’; (You can signup at to get you an API key)

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