introduction

Why need to add a post views counter on your blog if you already have one on your “Dashboard”? Its purpose is for our readers to see which of our posts are viewed mostly by others. It is also for us – admins, to monitor the post views in the front end of our blog and to know which of our posts get the attentions and interests of our readers. Blogger blogs can now easily add a counter of post views thanks to Firebase which provides FREE service for all! Follow the steps below to get it working!

Creating your Firebase Account

Signup to Firebase
*You will be redirected to your dashboard once you successfully signed up

Then, create your Firebase APP
*Don’t forget to copy your Firebase App URL. Return to Blogger

Live Demo

Demo

HTML

Go to Blogger » Template » Backup your Template » and Edit HTML
Copy this code then paste it before <data:post.body/>
*or anywhere you’d like it to appear inside your Blog Post

<a expr:name='data:post.id'/> <i class='fa fa-eye'/> <span id='postviews'/> Views

JScript

Find (ctrl+f) </body>
Copy the following code and paste it before </body>

<script src='https://cdn.firebase.com/v0/firebase.js' type='text/javascript'/> 
<script> 
$.each($(&#39;a[name]&#39;), function(i, e) { 
var elem = $(e).parent().find(&#39;#postviews&#39;); 
var blogStats = new Firebase(&quot;https://YOUR-APP-NAME.firebaseio.com/pages/id/&quot; + $(e).attr(&#39;name&#39;)); 
blogStats.once(&#39;value&#39;, function(snapshot) { 
var data = snapshot.val(); 
var isnew = false; 
if(data == null) { 
data= {}; 
data.value = 0; 
data.url = window.location.href; 
data.id = $(e).attr(&#39;name&#39;); 
isnew = true; 
} 
elem.text(data.value); 
data.value++; 
if(window.location.pathname!=&#39;/&#39;) 
{ 
if(isnew) 
blogStats.set(data); 
else 
blogStats.child(&#39;value&#39;).set(data.value); 
} 
}); 
}); 
</script>

Save your Template

ENJOY

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