WakaTime for Atom Atom

Open-source plugin for metrics, goals, leaderboards, and automatic time tracking.


  1. Inside Atom, navigate to Preferences (or Settings) → Install and search for wakatime.

  2. Click the Install button.

  3. Click the Settings button inside the wakatime package.

  4. Enter your API key .

  5. Use Atom like you normally do and your coding activity will be displayed on your WakaTime Dashboard.

Note: The leet way to install WakaTime is with this Terminal command:

apm install wakatime


The plugin will be kept up-to-date automatically.


  1. Inside Atom select Preferences… or Settings (depends on the system) → Packages and search for wakatime.

  2. Click the Uninstall button.

  3. Also make sure to delete your api key from ~/.wakatime.cfg to keep your account secure.