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The Number of Online Plugin

Compatible with DokuWiki

  • 2018-04-22 "Greebo" yes
  • 2017-02-19 "Frusterick Manners" unknown
  • 2016-06-26 "Elenor Of Tsort" unknown
  • 2015-08-10 "Detritus" unknown

plugin Export the current number of those who is browsing your wiki, in plain text. This plugin is ported from that of PukiWiki (with some customizing).

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Similar to whoisonline

Tagged with online, statistics

:!: このページを日本語でご覧頂けます。(This page is also available in Japanese.)
:!: I’m not a native English speaker, so this page may contain some mistakes in English sentences.


This plugin shows the current number of people who are browsing your wiki.

I know that there is whoisonline plugin already, but I wanted simpler one, so I ported Online plugin of PukiWiki1) (also, I wanted to practice porting plugins because I'll add some more plugins by porting from PukiWiki).

How Judged as Online

When this plugin is called, it will internally record your IP address (not showed) and the time.
Also, this plugin reads the recorded data, and if there is/are the access(es) in last 10 minutes (the length of time can be changed), the plugin judges that he/she/they is(are) online.


Install the plugin using the Plugin Manager and the download URL above, which points to latest version of the plugin. Refer to Plugins on how to install plugins manually.


The most simple example is:

{{onlinenumber}} person(s) started to browse this website in last 10 minutes.

Then exported like 3 person(s) started to browse this website in last 10 minutes. (if there are 3 visitors online).

Also, you can enter like this:

{{onlinenumber: visitor is online.: visitors are online.}}

Then exported like 1 visitor is online. (if there is 1 user online), and 4 visitors are online. (if there are 4 users online).

See the plugin in action here (sorry but this page is available only in Japanese).


{{onlinenumber:message A:message B}}
  • message A: texts following the number of online (when the number is 1)
  • message B: texts following the number of online (when the number is 2 or more)

Configuration and Settings

You can change the following setting by using the Configuration Manager.

OptionDescriptionValue TypeDefault Value
onlinesecondsSeconds judging as online (Access within this number of seconds will be judged as online)numeric60 * 102)

The description of configuration can be shown in:

  • English
  • Japanese


Change Log

  • 2018-05-15
    • Initial release

Known Bugs and Issues

Currently none

Contact Me

If you find some problems in this plugin, you can make issue topics on the GitHub page, or if you wanna contact me for other things, you can contact me by:


according to the license of the original plugin
10 minutes
plugin/onlinenumber.1526374925.txt.gz · Last modified: 2018-05-15 11:02 by hokkaidoperson