Tamboo lets you watch videos of what website visitors actually do on your site. It’s the easiest way to discover what might be keeping people from buying from your ecommerce store, causing people to bounce from your landing pages, stopping people from signing up for your emails, or turning away people from fully engaging with your content.

It’s likely that you’ve been looking for a WordPress plugin to track or record visitors to your site but have been overwhelmed by the choices. Tamboo is the future of website visitor recording software, and this plugin saves you time with its easy one-click WordPress installation.

With Tamboo you can finally see what people do when they come to your website – every scroll, mouse move, click, and keystroke. It’s the difference between knowing and just guessing.

Setting Up Tamboo

The first step to setting up Tamboo is to install a snippet of JavaScript in the footer of your website. For our customers running WordPress, this plugin takes care of that.

After that, you’ll be able to watch what your website visitors are doing as soon as new visits start coming to your site.

Tamboo’s Features

Tamboo automatically records the screen of every website visitor to your site exactly as they see it on their desktop, tablet, or mobile device. Not only that, but Tamboo also captures every scroll, mouse move, click, and keystroke they make during their visit.

Tamboo lets you watch recorded sessions in a YouTube-like video player. The Tamboo player lets you playback a visitor’s journey through your website exactly as they experienced it, across all the pages they viewed during their visit. Easily see where they scrolled, moved their mouse, clicked a link or a button, or typed some text.

Tamboo can be used along with any other WordPress plugin, including landing page plugins and shopping cart plugins like WooCommerce.

Our development team is constantly adding new features to help our customers be even more awesome at what they do. Here are just a few of the ways that Tamboo can be used to boost your online sales and marketing superpowers:

E-Commerce Storefronts

Watch the steps people take before they make a purchase from you – so you can learn what’s most important to people when deciding to buy. You’ll be able to see what pages people look at and what they spend time reading before purchasing. Ever wonder how much time someone spends looking at your product pages before they decide to buy something? With Tamboo, you’ll get to understand your customers and their behaviors better than you ever have before. Easily identify where there’s friction in your e-commerce funnel so you can improve your shopping and checkout experiences. And of course, Tamboo works with all your favorite shopping cart plugins like WooCommerce.

Landing Pages and Marketing Sites

See what’s most effective on your marketing site and landing pages – or what’s driving people away. With Tamboo, you don’t need to do endless split testing (AKA throwing stuff against the wall to see what sticks). You’ll be able to see which parts of your landing pages people stop and pay attention to – which will tell you what’s important to them. And you’ll be able to see which parts people just scroll by – which can mean a lack of interest. With Tamboo, you can even see how people behave on your landing pages based on the different devices they use and the different traffic sources they come from. Ever wonder how mobile users behave on your landing pages? Or ever question if your PPC ads drive quality traffic to your landing pages? With Tamboo, you’ll finally be able to see. Tamboo even works with all the different landing page platforms for WordPress you’ve come to know and love, including Leadpages.

Sign Ups and Digital Downloads

Watch how people engage with your site before they decide to sign up for your email mini-course or newsletter. See what people do before they choose to download your lead magnet, e-book, or other digital download. Tamboo gives you the insights you need to understand what drives sign ups and downloads from your site so you can do more of those things – better.

Service Businesses

Tamboo helps service businesses such as agencies, consultancies, doctor’s offices, construction companies, and hair salons too! See where visitors spend the most time on your website, so you can learn what they’re most interested in. Quickly find out if people have a hard time finding the information they’re looking for by watching them navigate your site. Ever wonder if people have a hard time finding your business’s phone number or contact information on a mobile device? Tamboo helps you to understand all of those things.

Blogs and Content Marketing

Tamboo also helps you improve your blogging and content marketing efforts by showing you how readers engage with your content. Because Tamboo shows you exactly what visitors do on your site, you’ll be able to see how much of your content people actually read start to finish, as well as which parts get the most attention. All of this helps you better understand what your visitors want (or don’t want) from your content – so you can learn what you should do more (or less) of.

The Tamboo Process

Simply sign up for a Tamboo account and install this plugin to get started. Once installed, we’ll add a small snippet of JS on your website that allows Tamboo to work its visitor recording magic.

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  • The Tamboo plugin settings page after installation
  • The Tamboo plugin settings page after configuration


  1. Upload the tamboo folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the Tamboo plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Configure the plugin by going to the Tamboo page that appears in your Settings menu and follow the prompts


How do I install the tracking code on my website?

This plugin automatically installs the Tamboo tracking code for you. The only thing you need to do is install this plugin and enter your Account Key on the Tamboo settings page. Where can you find your Account Key? When you sign up for Tamboo, our installation wizard will show you your Account Key. You can also find your Account Key through the settings menu in the Tamboo application itself.

Do I need to have a Tamboo account?

Yes. This plug installs the tracking code needed for Tamboo to work, but you still need to have an account. Sign up here for a free trial.

Who can I contact for help?

If you need help getting things set up or have other questions, we’re more than glad to help! Contact us here to get started!


Overpriced, doesn’t diferentiate

The user activity playback was completely blank (showed nothing as it played other then red circle clicks).

Pricing is hidden from the main website, and it’s much more expensive than expected. $29/m for 150 recordings per day is the cheapest plan.

Compared to competitors this one has a lot of work to do. LuckyOrange is $10/m with a lot more features, and Hotjar is a huge company with a free service – both of these offerings are more refined also. 24 hour trial isn’t going to cut it

Works out of the box

Our WordPress customers have been using the Tamboo WordPress Plugin on their sites for quite some time. We received a lot of compliments about how easy it made it to get Tamboo up and running, so we decided to publish it to the WordPress Plugins Repository. We hope you enjoy it as much as everyone else has!

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