The following are answers to common questions in the Microsoft FrontPage Client Newsgroup:
Installing the FrontPage Hit Counter Web Bot
1. Go to the FrontPage program root directory (usually C:\Program Files\Microsoft FrontPage. Under that, create a directory named bots. Then under the bots directory create a directory named fpcount. So you should have directories set up like the following:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft FrontPage\bots\fpcount
2. In the fpcount directory you just created copy the following files from the FrontPage CD.
which can be found in the cdrom:\FrontPg\fpsdk20\WebBot\fpcount\misc\ directory, and the files:
which can be found in the cdrom:\FrontPg\fpsdk20\WebBot\fpcount\winbin\ directory.
3. Switch to Folder View.
4. The copy the fpcount.exe file (found in the cdrom:\FrontPg\fpsdk20\WebBot\fpcount\winbin\ directory) into the web's cgi-bin and make sure the cgi-bin is executable (right click on the folder in the FrontPage explorer and go to properties).
5. Then select tools--Recalculate Hyperlinks.
You now should be able to go into the FrontPage editor and select insert--webbot component--hit counter.
-- Kevin R Evans (for the #3 so we can see the cgi-bin folder).