Log in to the 1&1 Control Panel using your Customer ID OR domain name and your password.
If you have only one package, you will land on the Administration page. If you have more than one package, select the package in question to reach its Administration page.
Click the Hosting panel's title from the 1&1 Control Panel start page.
Click the Miscellaneous button to expand the section.
Click the Basic CGIs link.
Click the Create button.
Select Visitor counter from the CGI Type drop-down box and supply a name for the project. When you are finished, click the Next button.
The link for the counter will be shown at the top. If you wish to change the style of the counter, you can make changes in the design section. Click the Refresh Preview button to update the preview with your style changes. When complete, click the OK button.
The code and preview are shown to you once again. You can now highlight the code and then copy/paste it into a web page where you want the counter so be seen.