Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2012
Feb. 07, 2013
Jun. 29, 2012
Document and Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name Wayside Technology Group, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0000945983    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2012    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 45,412,747
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   4,753,558  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY