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WP Security Audit Log



Keep an activity log of everything that happens on your WordPress and WordPress multisite with the WP Security Audit Log plugin to:

Ensure user productivity
Ease troubleshooting
Know exactly what all your users are doing
Better manage & organize your WordPress site
Easily spot suspicious behavior before there are security problems.

WP Security Audit Log is the most comprehensive real time user activity and monitoring log plugin. It helps thousands of WordPress administrators and security professionals keep an eye on what is happening on their websites. It is also the most highly rated WordPress activity log plugin and have been featured on popular sites such as GoDaddy, ManageWP, Pagely, Shout Me Loud and WPKube.

Note: All WrodPress logging functionality is FREE. Features such as reports, email notifications & search are available in the Premium Edition.

WordPress Changes & Details the Plugin Keeps a Log Of

As a comprehensive & complete WordPress activity log solution WP Security Audit Log does not just tell you that a post, a user profile, or an object was updated. It keeps a log of what was changed within the post, profile or object.

Below is a summary of the changes that the plugin can keep a record of:

Post, Page and Custom Post Type changes such as status, content changes, title, URL, date and custom field changes

Tags and Categories changes such as creating, modifying or deleting them, and adding or removing them from posts

Widgets and Menus changes such as creating, modifying or deleting them

User changes such as user created or registered, deleted or added to a site on multisite network

User profile changes such as password, email, display name and role changes

User activity such as login, logout, failed logins and terminating other sessions

WordPress core and settings changes such as installed updates, permalinks, default role, URL and other site-wide changes

WordPress multisite network changes such as adding, deleting or archiving sites, adding or removing users from sites etc (activity logs for multisite networks).

Plugins and Themes changes such as installing, activating, deactivating, uninstalling and updating them

WordPress database changes such as when a plugin adds or removes a table

Changes on WooCommerce Stores & Products, Yoast SEO, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), MainWP and other popular WordPress plugins.

WordPress site file changes such as new files are added, or existing ones are modified or deleted.

For every event that the plugin keeps a log of it also reports the:

Date & time (and milliseconds) of when it happened,
User & role of the user who did the change,
Source IP address from where the change happened.

Refer to WordPress Activity Log Events for a complete list of all the changes the WP Security Audit Log can keep a record of.

Extend the Functionality of the WP Security Audit Log Plugin

Upgrade to WP Security Audit Log Premium to:

See who is logged,
See what everyone is doing in real time,
Log off any user with just a click,
Generate HTML and CSV reports,
Export the activity log in CSV (ideal for integrations),
Get instantly notified via email of important changes,
Search the activity log using text-based searches,
Use built-in filters to fine tune the searches,
Store activity log in an external database to improve security,
Integrate & centralize the WordPress activity log in syslog, Papertrail and other third party log management solutions,
Configure archiving and mirroring of logs.

See our premium features page for more detailed information.

Free and Premium Support

Support for the WP Security Audit Log plugin on the WordPress forums is free.

Premium world-class support is available via email to all WP Security Audit Log Premium customers.

Note: paid customers support is always given priority over free support. Paid customers support is provided via one-to-one email and over the phone. Upgrade to Premium to benefit from priority support.

Other Noteworthy Features

WP Security Audit Log plugin also has a number of features that make WordPress and WordPress multisite monitoring and auditing easier, such as:

Built-in support for reverse proxies and web application firewalls
Full WordPress multisite support
Easily create your custom alerts to monitor additional functionality
Developer tools including the logging of all HTTP GET and POST requests
Integration with WhatIsMyIpAddress.com so you can get all information about an IP address with just a mouse click
Limit who can view the WordPress activity log by either users or roles
Limit who can manage the plugin by either users or roles
Configurable WordPress dashboard widget highlighting the most recent critical activity
Configurable WordPress security audit trail data retention
User avatar is shown in the alerts for better recognizability
Enable or disable any security alerts
and much more…

Refer to the WordPress activity log plugin datasheet for a complete list of features.

As Featured On:

Shout Me Loud
The Dev Couple
WP SmackDown
Collective Ray
Design Wall
Tidy Repo
Monster Post
The Darknet

WordPress Security Audit Log in your Language!

We need help translating the plugin and the WordPress Security Alerts. Please visit the WordPress Translate Project to translate the plugin and drop us an email on support@wpwhitesecurity.com to get mentioned in the list of translators below.

Italian translation by Leonardo Musumeci
German translation by Mourad Louha
Spanish translation by the WP Body team
French translations by Denis Moscato

Activity Log Extensions

Activity Log for MainWP: This extension allows you to keep a log of MainWP network changes and to view the activity logs of all child sites from one central location – the MainWP dashboard.

Related Links and Documentation

What is a WordPress Activity Log?
List of WordPress Activity Log events
WordPress Multisite Features
WP Security Audit Log and Reverse Proxy and WAFs Support
WP Security Audit Log Database Documentation
Official WP Security Audit Log Plugin Website
Activity logs for MainWP

Install WP Security Audit Log from within WordPress

Visit ‘Plugins > Add New’
Search for ‘WP Security Audit Log’
Install and activate the WP Security Audit Log plugin
Allow or skip diagnostic tracking

Install WP Security Audit Log manually

Upload the wp-security-audit-log directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
Activate the WP Security Audit Log plugin from the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Allow or skip diagnostic tracking


The Audit Log Viewer from where the WordPress administrator can see all the security events generated by WP Security Audit Log WordPress plugin.
See who is logged in to your WordPress and manage users sessions with the Users Sessions Management Add-On
The WP Security Audit Log plugin settings from where WordPress administrator can configure generic plugin settings such as reverse proxy support, who can manage the plugin etc.
The WordPress audit trail settings from where you can configure automatic pruning of alerts, which timestamp should be used, how many 404 requests should be logged and more.
Configuring WordPress email alerts with the Email Notifications Add-On
Search and filters functionality to automatically search through the WordPress security audit log with the Search Extension
The Enable/Disable Alerts settings node from where Administrators can disable or enable WordPress security alerts.
The Audit Log Viewer of a Super Admin in a WordPress multisite network installation with the Site selection drop down menu.
If there are more than 15 sites in a multisite, an auto complete site search shows up instead of the drop down menu (see screenshots for reference)
WP Security Audit Log is integrated with the built-in revision system of WordPress, thus allowing you to see what content changes users make on your WordPress posts, pages and custom post types. For more information read Keep Record of All WordPress Content Changes with WP Security Audit Log Plugin
Mirror the WordPress activity log to an external solution such as Syslog or Papertrail to centralize logging, ensure logs are always available and cannot be tampered with in the unfortunate case of a hack attack.


Support and Documentation

Please refer to our Support & Documentation pages for all the technical information and support documentation on the WP Security Audit Log plugin.


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