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 […]

How WP Security Audit Log can be part of your GDPR toolkit

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 […]