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ExtraWatch PRO (Live Stats, Heatmap, Click tracking, Download Monitor and more)

This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

ExtraWatch PRO (Live Stats, Heatmap, Click tracking, Download Monitor and more)


Analyze your visitor behaviour, optimize website and then increase conversions and sales. Once called the “Swiss Army Knife” for every WordPress website. See map of clicks on Heatmap, Facebook, Twitter and other Media
If you’re using static plugins like WP Slimstat, this plugin will give you completely different real-time experience.

The ExtraWatch team does not provide support for the plugin on the WordPress.org forums. Support is available to people who bought the PRO version of the plugin only.
Note that the ExtraWatch PRO plugin has several extra features too so it might be well worth your investment!

PRO version features:

Android mobile app

  • access your stats with one-click from your mobile screen

See map of clicks on Heatmap

  • see the most “active” spots of your website, optimize page to get better conversions and sales
  • monitoring of unique ids of clicked elements and possibility to set them as goals and watch how it changes in time
  • tracks also link clicks

Monitor Downloaded files

  • transparent way how to monitor which files your users have downloaded
  • interactive HTML5 line chart
  • referer monitoring – from where was file referenced (your own site or 3rd party site)

Monitor User activity

  • detect last user activity
  • report and send alert emails when users share same login from different IP

Facebook, Twitter and other Media

  • detection from where your users came from such as: facebook, twitter, RSS, etc.

Mobile devices detection

  • detect most common Android, iOS and other devices and their types

Check Search Engines Reports

  • check percentage of traffic from search engines
  • list of keywords by which users found your website and their stats
  • increase and decrease of search result position and their trends
  • list of most common unique keyphrases so you can export them to 3rd party tool to monitor and increase search rank position

Traffic Flow

  • an interactive HTML5 chart of flow of traffic between your pages

Directory Sizes

  • you can monitor which other extensions are taking up your hosting space

Database Status

  • monitoring of increase / decrease of database table sizes in time

Front-end widgets

  • displays number of visits per specific time period

Purchase the ExtraWatch PRO lifetime license:

Live Stats

  • allows you to “watch” your visitors as they come to your website in real time
  • total time of each user session
  • monitor when user has left the website, marking session as inactive

Nightly Email Reports

  • summary report sent overnight so you can chech how your site performs in the morning


  • allows you to track various types of user actions, such as: visited page, page title, username, IP address, came from, country, URL and Form parameters, option to block or redirect such users
  • import / export goals


  • section contains daily and weekly bar charts for pages, goals, users .. etc.


  • contains list of pre-defined spam words and blocked IP addresses, you can add your “bad words” into this list based on which the IP addresses will be blocked from your website


  • same as live stats but for previous days


  • various configuration params + 32 world languages


  • asynchronous tracking – does not affect page speed
  • possibility to use also cloud-based version which stores data on 3rd party server

Not found any other feature?

  • ask for it using live chat or open a support ticke

For more information and demos please visit: http://www.extrawatch.com

  • translations: brazilian portuguese, dutch, french, german, greek, russian, slovak, slovenian, spanish, swedish, czech, danish, lithuanian, polish italian, turkish, latvian, ukrainian, bulgarian

Complete description of all features:

Watch the demos here:

Live working demo deployed at:


username: admin
password: demo

Arbitrary section


  • Latest Visitors refreshed in real-time
  • Location of Last visitor
  • Statistics and Analytics
  • Heatmap and visualized button clicks via Heat Map
  • Clicks on various elements by their ID on page
  • Location on a Map
  • Clicks and their IDs named as goals
  • Graphs with daily and weekly values
  • Download monitor monitors files your users downloaded
  • Last active users and ability to detect account which is shared among multiple IP addresses
  • Interactive chart with traffic distribution on your website – how your traffic flows from one page to another
  • Report of visits from search engines and positions from which people found your website
  • Extension keeps an eye on your database table sizes as weel
  • Monitoring directory sizes
  • Various goals definition and how they change in time
  • Ability to block spam bots and other users violating your website
  • Receiving an email when some goal was reached – eg. a particular button was clicked
  • Settings with selection of 42 world languages


Installation of ExtraWatch into WordPress:

  1. Log in to wordpress back-end
  2. Click “Plugins”
  3. Click “Add new” from the top of the screen
    Method1: Manual installation:
  4. Click “Upload”
  5. Select a .zip file and click “Install now”
  6. Click “Activate plugin”
    Method2: Installation from plugin directory:
  7. In the Search field type “ExtraWatch”
  8. You should see 2 results: ExtraWatch Live Stats and Visitor Counter FREE and PRO
  9. Depending on which version you’d like to install, Click on link “Install now” and confirm the confirmation dialog
  10. Click “Activate Plugin”
  11. Then, the new menu item “ExtraWatch” appears on left
  12. Confirm the license and / or enter the license key if you want to activate the PRO version
  13. Place the widgets on the front-end:
  14. Click on Appearance -> Then Widgets
  15. Move the “ExtraWatch Agent / Users / Visitors” to the containers on the right side
    to “Primary widget area” or any other widget area which is there. This is where the actual output will be placed
  16. Reload the front-end. After few reloads / new visits, you should be able to see first data in widgets
  17. Click on ExtraWatch icon in the back-end and you should be able to see new visitors in “Live Stats” section



Please read http://www.extrawatch.com/faq/

ExtraWatch will help you to solve these common user problems:

I’m getting lots of spam and spam bots are using my forms more often than real users
ExtraWatch Anti-spam feature

I’ve established a web, but don’t know how my users use it
ExtraWatch Live Stats

I’d like to see, who’s on my website from my mobile phone
An Android app

What are the most clicked areas of my website
ExtraWatch Click Heatmap

I want to sell more and see people click “buy now” buttons more often
Clicked Elements Report

I don’t know which keywords do people use to find my website
ExtraWatch SEO report

Which are the most downloaded files and how does it change in time
Download monitor

Which users are the most active and which share same login?
Our User monitor

What’s the flow of traffic between pages
Traffic flow

What steps did the user follow to reach the goal?
Goals, send email once the goal has been reached

I want to see summary of how every of my site performs in time
Nightly email reports


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Contributors & Developers

“ExtraWatch PRO (Live Stats, Heatmap, Click tracking, Download Monitor and more)” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



version 2.3

New graphically nicer user interface

version 2.0


version 2.2