The WakaTime PhpStorm plugin is open-source on GitHub.


  1. Inside PhpStorm, select PreferencesPluginsBrowse Repositories....

  2. Search for wakatime.

  3. Click the green Install Plugin button and confirm the installation.

  4. Re-launch PhpStorm.

  5. Enter your API key , then click Save.

  6. Use PhpStorm like you normally do and your time will be tracked for you automatically.

  7. Visit to see your logged time.


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


  1. Inside PhpStorm, select PreferencesPlugins.

  2. Search for WakaTime.

  3. Click the Uninstall plugin button and confirm the uninstalling.

  4. Re-launch PhpStorm.