Usage Page

The Usage page is available to WP Engine customers and is designed to help better view and manage plan resource usage.

Access Usage Page

Usage can be accessed in the WP Engine User Portal by Owners and Full (with Billing) users.

  1. From the User Portal, expand Billing
  2. Select Usage

Additional tabs are available to further assess account plan usage:

  • Usage by environment – View a breakdown of storage, bandwidth, and billable visits by environment for the current billing period. Environments shown can be filtered by type. A plan usage CSV download is available at the top right.
  • Trends – View storage, bandwidth, and billable visit plan usage during a specific time frame.
  • Add-on enablement – View plan add-on license utilization, such as Smart Plugin ManagerSmart Plugin Manager (SPM) Smart Plugin Manager is a WP Engine product that automatically manages all of your WordPress plugins and themes to keep your environments secure. and Site Monitoring.


Depending on the plan type and which stats are relevant to that plan’s billing, certain information may or may not be displayed on this page.

Usage Metrics

Metrics are divided into several sections: Plan overview, Usage by environment, Trends, and Add-on enablement. The primary metrics displayed are:

Download Usage

Account usage data can be downloaded as a CSV by selecting the Usage by environment tab on the Usage page, then clicking Download CSV. Use the dropdown to customize the date range included in the download. Up to one previous year of data can be pulled when customizing the date range.

A usage CSV download will include the following information:

  • Account Name
  • Billing Cycle
  • Environment name
  • Environment type
  • DB Storage (GB)
  • File Storage (GB)
  • Total Storage (GB)
  • Storage date
  • Billable Visits
  • Total Visits

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