This is the last part of the three article series about how activity logs can help WordPress site administrators. In this third and last article we will see how activity logs can help WordPress site administrators like you to improve the security of your WordPress site and track down the source and damage in a post-hack scenario (forensics).
In this second article of a 3 part series on the use of activity logs in WordPress, we will see what logs WordPress site administrators and developers have to help them troubleshoot and solve technical issues.
When you have a WordPress site with multiple users contributing to it, you need to keep a record of everything that happens on your WordPress site in a WordPress audit trail (activity log). This is the first article in a 3 part series that covers the importance of activity logs in WordPress
WP Security Audit Log is a free plugin for WordPress that logs all logged in user activity. The plugin logs changes to content, any user account activity, changes to plugins and themes, and the WordPress core settings, plus much more.
The logs are easy to interpret and make sense of and the plugin also includes a dashboard widget for quick access. Find out if this plugin can help tighten up security on your WordPress site in our WP Security Audit Log review.