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 […]

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 […]