5 Useful Firefox Extensions to Analyze and Track Your Internet Usage
By on August 13th, 2008

Firefox has become a inseparable part of my daily life, there are several times when I wonder how much time I spent on the Internet, writing professional code, downloading content, reading blog posts, writing blog posts, using twitter, facebook, and the list goes on and on.

At the end of the day it would be good if you could sit down and analyze how much time you have spent on the Internet and which sites took up most of your time, having some sort of a statistics will definitely help you manage your time better and cut down on time wasting sites.

In this post we will introduce you to some useful Firefox extensions that help you analyze and learn about your Internet usage, helping you manage your time better.


Pageaddict

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Pageaddict is a really useful extension when it comes to analyzing your browsing habits. Pageaddict helps you to monitor your Internet usage whilst providing you with summaries and graphs to show you how much time you have spent on each web site for any particular day or in the past.

Download Pageaddict

TimeTracker

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TimeTracker is the right tool for people who want to track the amount of time they have spent on the Internet without bothering about which sites they visited or fancy graphs.

Time tracker also has the ability to track across sessions, so it does not reset every time you restart Firefox along with pausing automatically when you stop browsing the Internet.

Download TimeTracker

MeeTimer

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MeeTimer monitors the time you spend online, grouping them into activities to display statistics in a easy to understand format. They provide you with analysis on where you are wasting your time, helping you get back to focusing on your work.

Download MeeTimer

WebStats is another extension which provides you with statistics about your Internet usage along with Usage counter, which does the job of telling you the time you have spent in Firefox without any fancy features. We have not covered both of the extensions in-depth, since they are not compatible with Firefox 3.

Which extensions do you use to track the time you spend online? Do let us know about them.

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