WordPress activity logs for newbies

WordPress activity logs help site administrators better manage their WordPress websites and users, and keep them secure. Activity logs are also very helpful in a post hack scenario, to identify the source of the attack. If you are new to WordPress activity logs, this article is for you. We will explain what activity logs are, […]

Announcing activity logs for WPForms & add-ons in 4.0.1

Today we are really excited because we have two announcements! We are releasing WP Security Audit Log 4.0.1, and the new activity logs add-on for WPForms.  Find out more about activity logs for WPForms, and what else is new in today’s updates in this post. Activity logs for WPForms In my opinion, WPForms is the […]

6 key tips for evaluating WordPress activity log plugins

A WordPress activity log is a must have tool in every website’s security suite. However, determining which plugin is best for incorporating this feature can be tricky, given there are quite a few activity log plugins available. In order to make an informed decision, there are a few key features to look for when evaluating […]

The benefits of segregating the WordPress activity logs from the website database

WordPress activity logs are a website administrator must have. The are helpful when troubleshooting a technical issue, trying to identify a hack attack or during forensic work. They also allow business owners to monitor users productivity and improve user accountability. Logs are an important security and admin tool that allow you to know exactly what […]

Best practices for managing WordPress activity log data

The data stored in the WordPress activity log is sensitive and confidential. So should you back it up? Should you archive it and keep it secure? Many compliance regulations stipulate who can access such data, and how such data should be stored, secured and backed up. This is common practise in the finance and healthcare […]

Update 3.5.2 – New filter hooks & better support for CPTs on multisite

Today we are releasing WP Security Audit Log 3.5.2. This update contains an important patch for better handling of custom post types on multisite networks. In this update we are also introducing new filter hooks which allow you to further customize the plugin’s behaviour. New filter hooks for plugin users In this update we have […]

Why it’s important to continuously keep a WordPress activity log on your website

When users uninstall the WP Security Audit Log plugin from their WordPress website we ask them why they would like to uninstall the plugin. The most common answer is we no longer need it. In other words, the website administrator no longer needs to keep a log of changes that happen on the website. To […]

Update 3.5.1 – New filters & sorting in the activity log viewer & other improvements

WP Security Audit Log 3.5.1 is a release with a few improvements and bug fixes. It also features the new filters and sorting options for the Severity column in the activity log viewer. Read on to find out what is new and improved in this update of the #1 WordPress activity logs plugin. Filters and […]