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I've used Rescue Time, but unfortunately, they don't offer the (free) ability to track time across your browsing, only showing that you were using a browser during that time.

I spend a lot of time browsing, for both productive and unproductive reasons. It'd be immensely useful if I could find a plugin/program that could track the sites I go to and how much time I spend across each.

And perhaps this is reaching, but the ability to see some sort of timeline, graphs, and/or plots of browsing usage over a time period would be brilliant. But the bare essentials is a tool that tracks the time to specific sites.

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RescueTime supports this for Firefox and Chrome on Windows but requires Firefox or Chrome Plugins to work when used on Linux – Jonas Dralle May 31 at 12:13

I've used Rescue Time, but unfortunately, they don't offer the (free) ability to track time across your browsing, only showing that you were using a browser during that time.

I'm a long time user of Rescue Time (a majority of the time the free version) and I can see my time spent divided by different website. I think you do not have the proper plugin/addon installed for your browser which enables that.

I know for certain, that tracking on a website basis is possible in Firefox and in Chrome. More information on this topic can be found in the Recue Time help.

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I work for RescueTime, and I can confirm what 0x6d64 said above. The free version will let you track time on individual websites, as well as give you the plots and historical info you are looking for. There are a couple of situations that will cause website time to not be recorded properly. The two most common are: 1. you have an outdated version of the application. 2. you are using Firefox on OS X, which requires a special plugin to track web sites correctly. (note that you don't need this plugin on FF / Windows) You can get the latest version of the app, along with the plugin if you need it, – Robby Macdonell Mar 4 '13 at 19:13
Long time user and it works as Robby says at least on PC... you may need to clasify websites into distracting categoríes. (work intranet vs facebook) but most RescueTime categoríes work great. – borjab May 18 at 10:22

You haven't mentioned your operating system but in case you're using Mac OS X then there's Qbserve.

It tracks not only sites and apps but also subreddits on and YouTube videos, so you can separate useful ones (like tutorials) from distractive. Qbserve also logs time independently for different Skype, Slack, and Telegram chats.

I created this app myself as a RescueTime alternative because I wasn't satisfied with RT features and privacy issues. It costs $40 but it's cheaper than yearly subscription fees of RT and other server-based time trackers.

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You can check ManicTime : It is a useful app tracks a lot of stuff, like tracking your app usage as well as the time spent on websites and various documents. It can become slow over a period of time, but the stats are worth it.

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+1 looks like a great resource. Going to try this out later! – Gaʀʀʏ Mar 2 '13 at 23:57

For Chrome I use timeStats for this very reason. It has a nice pie chart which can be dispalyed over the day, or the last day, or the last 7 days, etc.

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