How to delete all logged in user sessions on WordPress

When a user logs on to a WordPress website, a session is created. The details of the session are stored in the WordPress database, specifically in wp_usermeta table. If a session is not terminated by the user via a logout, WordPress automatically terminates the session after a certain period of time. However, in some cases […]

Instant SMS Notifications For WordPress Administrators

Administrators of a multi user WordPress website do not need to know about every change their users make on the website. Keeping a record of all changes in an activity log (audit log or audit trail) which you can refer to in case there is a problem is good enough. However, there are some user […]

4 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your WordPress Activity Logs

Ideally, every time something happens on your WordPress website there would be a record of it. This applies if someone deletes a file, installs a new plugin, updates the content on a page, and much more. With a WordPress activity log, you’ll always know what’s going on with your site. Having access to those kinds […]

How to Limit & Manage Users Sessions in WordPress Sites & Multisite Networks

Do you ever wonder who is logged in to your WordPress site or multisite network right now? And what content they are reading, or what they are doing while logged in to your site? Knowing such information is crucial for a WordPress site owner or administrator. It will help you better manage your site and […]

A list of Useful Log Files You Can Find On Your WordPress Web Server

Every service running on the web server on which your WordPress website is hosted has a log file. Log files are used to keep a record of what a service or software has done or what errors it encountered while running. Hence why logs are a vital tool for administrators, webmasters, developers, testers and anyone […]

Enhancing your GDPR toolkit with the WordPress Activity Log

On 25th of May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable across Europe and any business that deals with either a EU citizen or anyone who lives within the EU. In advance of the deadline, we have been getting our own systems and business processes in order. We’ve also taken the time to […]

Managing WordPress Revisions for Posts and Pages

“The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision – what was added, what remained unchanged, and what […]

Searching in the WordPress Audit Log without Search & Filters

Activity logs (also known as audit logs) are become popular in the WordPress ecosystem and many administrators, consultants and website owners are installing the WP Security Audit Log plugin to keep a log of all the changes that happen on theirs and their customers’ websites and blogs. Logs are like an insurance; they go unnoticed […]

How to Enable WordPress Debug

Sometimes we are unable to reproduce a problem a user is encountering when using the WP Security Audit Log plugin. In such cases we would require more information from the user’s WordPress website, which can be found in a log file. These log files can be generated by enabling the WordPress debug. Note that debugging (the process of finding […]