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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 […]

Announcing the all new Activity Log for MainWP Premium

Are you ready for an exciting announcement? We certainly are! Today we are announcing the premium edition of Activity Logs for MainWP, the popular MainWP extension that allows you to view the logs of all child sites from one central location; the MainWP dashboard. What are the new premium features? The premium edition of the […]

Update 3.5 : New front-end sensors & improved wizard

The main role of an audit log plugin (aka activity log) is to keep a log of the changes users do on your WordPress website. However, the WP Security Audit Log can also keep a log of other website activities that you should know of. For example it can keep a log when new users […]

Update 3.4.3 – Front-end plugin performance improvements & MainWP extension support

Research data shows that people are less productive in summer. Though the hot summer sun does not affect everyone: today, we are announcing the third WP Security Audit Log plugin update for summer 2019, version 3.4.3. In this post we will tell you all about the new updates. (Another) very big and final plugin performance […]