WakaTime for Visual Studio Code
WakaTime is an open source VS Code plugin for metrics, insights, and time tracking automatically generated from your programming activity.
Visit https://wakatime.com to see your coding activity.
VS Code specific settings are available from
For example, to hide today's coding activity in your status bar:
Extension settings are stored in the INI file at
More information can be found from wakatime-cli.
If using an online IDE like gitpods, add your api key to global ENV key
First, turn on debug mode:
Next, open your Developer Console to view logs and errors:
Errors outside the scope of vscode-wakatime go to
The How to Debug Plugins guide shows how to check when coding activity was last received from your editor using the Plugins Status Page.
Microsoft Windows Only: Using WakaTime behind a corporate proxy? Try enabling your Windows Root Certs inside VS Code with the win-ca extension:
For more general troubleshooting info, see the wakatime-cli Troubleshooting Section.
If you're connected to a remote host using the ssh extension you might want to force WakaTime to run locally instead on the server. This configuration is needed when the server you connect is shared among other people. Please follow this guide.
Pull requests, bug reports, and feature requests are welcome! Please search existing issues before creating a new one.
Many thanks to all contributors!
Made with :heart: by the WakaTime Team.