Command line interface used by all WakaTime text editor plugins.
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WakaTime CLI

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Command line interface to WakaTime used by all WakaTime text editor plugins.

Go to to install the plugin for your text editor or IDE.


Normally you don't need to use wakatime-cli directly unless you're building a new WakaTime plugin. If you're building a plugin using the WakaTime API, follow the Creating a Plugin guide.

WakaTime plugins and wakatime-cli share a common INI config file:


See Usage or the WakaTime FAQ for more details.


Pull requests and issues are welcome! See Contributing for more details.


See Troubleshooting for more details.

Many thanks to all contributors!

Made with :heart: by the WakaTime Team.