How to log user activity on your website while employees are remote working

With the pandemic still very much a feature of working lives globally, the number of employees working remotely has dramatically surpassed pre-virus levels. Even after normality is hopefully restored at some point during 2021. It’s expected that at least 25-30% of employees will be working from home multiple days a week. Which begs the question, […]

Activity logs & storage: busting the most common misconceptions

If you operate a WordPress website, you’ll be well aware that there can be a lot happening at once. Even more on a multisite network! For that reason, you need an activity log plugin to track all website users activity. Everyone agrees that activity logs are necessary to successfully manage and run a multi user […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Searching in the activity log without search & filters

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