You can very easily display a simple, light weight but beautiful page and post view count icon and number in the frontend of your WordPress blog posts and pages. The plugin allows you to select where you want to display view count. You can display it on posts, pages, archive page and even on post extracts on category and tag archives by ticking the check box present on plugin options page.
Installation & Usage: Install and activate Page View Count. After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Page View Count and tick the check box for displaying view count on all posts including posts extracts on category and tags Archives & individual pages and that’s all. Move to the frontend and see how it looks.
How To Enable View Count On Custom Post Types ?
There are 2 PHP functions you can use for manually add Page Views count to any content or post type created by your theme or plugin which creates it’s own table instead of using custom post types.
Single post, page, object:
<?php pvc_stats_update($postid); ?>
<?php pvc_stats($postid); ?>
Read the plugins wiki documentaion for detailed explanation on using these funtions.