General

  • Account suspended

    Accounts can be suspended for several reasons, usually it is because the account contains computers used by multiple people (which is not allowed) or the account is under suspicion of other kind of cheating. If your account has been suspended, you can contact us for clarification.
  • Are there any rules?

    There are a few basic rules for using WhatPulse. The primary rule being that you are only allowed to submit the statistics that you generate yourself, do not install the WhatPulse client logged into your account on other peoples computers. You are also not allowed to use any external programs to...
  • Can I use your data? (APIs)

    There are several ways to extract data from WhatPulse to use within your own applications, one of them is via the Web API. Web API This API can be used to web application to retrieve data about users and teams. It is presented in a XML or JSON format for you to parse and incorporate into your a...
  • Does WhatPulse contain any spyware?

    The short and sweet answer is no. WhatPulse is only interested in counting how many times you press a key, click a mouse, run programs or download something. Not what you type or download. When it comes to input statistics, the only thing the client does is add +1 to a certain key or mouse button...
  • How do you report bugs?

    If you have found something amiss with either the website or client software, the best place to go is our forums. Before you post anything there, please check (search) whether someone else has had the same problem and have fixed it. If you're satisfied it's a new issue, you can create a new threa...
  • Unregistering your account

    If you would like to unregister (and delete) your account from the website, you can do so via "My WhatPulse" - located here: http://whatpulse.org/my/ - Follow the instructions on the unregister page to proceed. Sorry to see you go, hope to see you again!
  • Weekly Updates Explained

    Every Friday you will be emailed a Weekly Activity Report with the subject "Your week on WhatPulse" This email gives you a summary of what the people you are following have done on WhatPulse over the last week. You will see their accumulated stats for the week, along with their cumulative totals...
  • What are 'Computers' ?

    "Computers" are best described as "sub-accounts" for each one of your computers. The rule of thumb here is that each computer requires a different "computer" profile. You will have trouble pulsing if you use the same computer-profile on multiple physical computers. Practical Example If you have ...
  • What is Pulsing?

    A "Pulse" is the term used by WhatPulse to define the action of transferring your statistics from the WhatPulse client to the WhatPulse servers. The WhatPulse client, which is running on your computer, has to communicate with the servers to tell them how many statistics (keys, clicks, uptime, net...
  • Where can I find my statistics?

    Once you have downloaded the client, pulsed a few times, you'll want to have a look at your online profile with your pulsed statistics. There are several ways to find yourself on our website. If you are logged in, you can click the "My Statistics" button on the upper right. You can also click t...