Visual Studio Code plugin for automatic time tracking and metrics generated from your programming activity.
WakaTime is an open source VS Code plugin for metrics, insights, and time tracking automatically generated from your programming activity.
⌘ + Shift + Pand type
Extensions: Install Extension.
Restart Visual Studio Code.
Enter your api key, then press
(If you’re not prompted, pressF1or⌘ + Shift + Pthen typeWakaTime API Key.)
Use VSCode and your coding activity will be displayed on your WakaTime dashboard
Visit https://wakatime.com to see your coding activity.
VS Code specific settings are available from
⌘ + Shift + P, then typing
For example, to hide today's coding activity in your status bar:
⌘ + Shift + Pthen set
WakaTime: Status Bar Coding Activityto
Extension settings are stored in the INI file at
More information can be found from wakatime core.
$HOME1. To disable the extension at startup add
disabled=trueto your config, this operation can also be performed by pressing
⌘ + Shift + Pand selecting
First, turn on debug mode:
⌘ + Shift + P
> WakaTime: Debug, and press
true, then press
Next, open your Developer Console to view logs and errors:
Help → Toggle Developer Tools
Errors outside the scope of vscode-wakatime go to
Microsoft Windows Only: Using WakaTime behind a corporate proxy? Try enabling your Windows Root Certs inside VS Code with the win-ca extension: Press
Ctrl + Shift + X, search for
For more general troubleshooting info, see the wakatime-cli Troubleshooting Section.