Visual Studio Code

The WakaTime plugin is open-source on GitHub.


  1. Press F1 or CMD + Shift + P and type install. Pick Extensions: Install Extension.

  2. Type wakatime and hit enter.

  3. Restart Visual Studio Code.

  4. Enter your API key , then press enter.

    (If you already have a WakaTime plugin installed, you won't be prompted for your api key.)

  5. Use Visual Studio Code like you normally do and your time will be tracked for you automatically.

  6. Visit to see your logged time.