Getting Started with External Databases & Third Party Services

The WP Security Audit Log plugin can be connected to external databases (i.e. non WordPress databases) and third party services so you can: Store the activity log on an external database Archive old events from the activity log to an external database Mirror your site’s activity log to third party services such as Slack, Syslog […]

How To Filter The Activity Log Events In A Mirroring Connection

With the WP Security Audit Log plugin you can mirror the WordPress activity log to third party services such as Slack, Syslog and even to an external MySQL database. When you setup a mirroring connection you can also configure filters so you do not mirror all the activity log events. This article explains how you […]

How To Store The WordPress Activity Log In An External Database

By default the WP Security Audit Log stores the WordPress activity log in separate tables in the WordPress database. However you can configure the plugin to store the activity log in an external database. By storing the activity log in an external database you can: Control and better manage the size of your WordPress database Segregate […]

How To Mirror The WordPress Activity Logs To An External Database

Apart from storing the WordPress activity log in an external database, you can also mirror the activity log to an external database, so you have two copies of it. This document explains how to mirror the activity log of your WordPress site to an external database, using the WP Security Audit Log plugin. The process […]

How To Mirror The WordPress Activity Logs To Slack

The WP Security Audit Log plugin can be integrated with Slack, allowing you to mirror your WordPress activity log to a Slack channel of your own choice. This document explains how you can do this. In short the process consists of three easy steps: Create an incoming webhook for Slack (this is done in Slack – more […]

How to Mirror the WordPress Activity Log to Papertrail

Papertrail is a cloud-based logs management system to which you can export any type of logs and activity logs. The idea is to have all the logs and information centralized in one place. This document explains how to integrate the WP Security Audit Log plugin with Papertrail to mirror (export) the activity logs of WordPress […]