Real-time Visitor Stats for WordPress

Monitor real time visitors from your dashboard


'Real-time Visitor Stats' is a WordPress dashboard widget that allows you to monitor visitors to your website in real time. The dashboard widget will display the following stats:

Unable to keep an eye on your dashboard every second of the day? Don't worry, 'Real-time Visitor Stats' will also display stats collected over the last 24 hours.

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You can install the plugin by performing following steps:

  1. Navigate to the 'Add New' in the Plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the 'Upload' area
  3. Select the zip file you downloaded from Code Canyon from your computer
  4. Click 'Install Now'
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugins dashboard

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You can install the plugin by performing following steps:

  1. Unzip the file you downloaded from CodeCanyon
  2. Extract the 'realtime-live-stats' directory to your computer
  3. Upload the 'realtime-live-stats' directory to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugins dashboard

Now that you've installed and activated the plugin, you will see the 'Real-time Visitor Stats' widget on your WordPress dashboard.

There are two sections within the widget, which are Users currently on site and Users visited today.

Users currently on site

Users currently on site

Users visited today

Users visited today

Clicking on the + icon within the Pages Visited column will allow you to track which pages a vistor has visited, and for how long.

pages visited

IP addresses can be banned from accessing your website, and re-directed to a URL of your choice.

Navigate to Settings > Real-time Visitor Stats

In the Real-time Visitor Stats Settings page you will see the following:

Banned IP Settings

Enter the IP address you'd like to ban from the website in the 'IP Address to Ban' text field, then click the '+ Block IP' button.

By default, banned IPs will direct to 'google.com'. This can be changed to a URL of your choice, however it can't the same website that the plugin is installed on.

A list of your blocked IPs will display below. Click on '- Remove' to allow access to IP addresses you wish to un-ban.

Banned Log

The 'Real-time Visitor Stats' plugin will store a 'log' of all banned IP addresses that have tried visiting the website.

Results will display the page URL and date that the banned IP tried to access the website. These results can be filtered by using the search field.