Security is always an important part to be aware of when you run a business, be it online or offline business. Ignoring security means you are waiting for the destruction of your business. If you are currently running an online business and using the WordPress
WordPress is the most popular website platform in the world and this means WordPress is a very secure platform. But since WordPress is a popular
WHAT IS WP SECURITY AUDIT LOG?
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WP Security Audit Log is the only best user tracking and logging plugin for WordPress developed by WP White Security which is a leading company as a provider of security and consulting services WordPress. This plugin is already used by thousands of administrators, owners and professionals of WordPress security around the world. This plugin is also able to store
WP SECURITY AUDIT LOG FEATURES
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When There are new users who list through the registration feature or new users are added directly by other users
When User first logs into WordPress
When User changes role or role, password, or other profile settings from other users
When There are users on the WordPress
When Users upload or delete files, change their password or email address
When the User installs the plugin, enable, disable, or upgrade the plugin
When User creates a new post, page, category or special post type
When a User creates, modifies, or deletes a custom field of a post type, page, or special post type
When User adds, moves, modifies or deletes widgets
When User installs or activates a new WordPress theme
When Users make changes to WordPress settings such as permalinks or administrator notification emails
When the Table is created, modified or deleted from the database
When Failed to try login
When User adds, edits, or removes products on WooCommerce
And many more.
If you have a multi-user WordPress blog or site, or a WordPress
When WordPress users enter or exit
Displays information where WordPress users come
When users create and delete new sites on
Users who create, change or delete categories
Users who create blog posts, pages or custom post
Users who publish a blog post, page or custom post
Users who modify the contents of a published WordPress such as a custom post, page or blog post
Users who move content like blog posts or WordPress pages to trash or permanently delete them
Users who modify the WordPress widget
The use of uploading or deleting any files
And many more
There are still many log alerts that can be displayed by the security log security plugin completely. You can check the log list to be recorded by this plugin in full here ⇒ WordPress Security Audit Alerts.
HOW TO USE WP SECURITY AUDIT LOG
To use the WP Security Audit Log plugin, the first thing you need to do is to install the plugin via your WordPress Dashboard by going to the Plugins menu ⇒ Add New and type "WP Security Audit Log" in the plugin search field.
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ENABLE / DISABLE ALERT
In this section you will see a lot of tab menus that you can choose to enable or disable the warning to record on Audit Log, all these settings are split into several menu sections like (Content & Comment, Thrid Party Support, Users Profiles & Activity, WordPress & Multisite Management, Blog Posts, Comments, Custom Post Types and Pages).
WP SECURITY AUDIT LOG SETTINGS
In the section "Settings" there is a section of the settings are divided into 3 tabs namely (General, Audit Log and Exclude Objects).
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Under General you can enter your email address which can then be used as a place to send warning notifications from the log list. To use this feature you are required to upgrade to the premium version by purchasing one of Add
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Next is the option to add the latest 5 alerts to your WordPress Dashboard and some Proxy / Firewall options that will customize how the plugin runs by retrieving the user's IP address while running behind the web app's firewall.
In this section you can also add users to be able to manage this audit log plugin, in the end plugin by default only allows WordPress administrators who can view report logs or manage
On the settings tab, you can also control how the Audit Log view is set including automatic or manual
If you want to hide the plugin from the plugin page you can do it with a simple checkbox. If you are not interested in the default WordPress background activity, you can also hide that activity from your logs.
In this section you can set the scheduling for deletion of log alerts, you can set by month or limit the number of logs at a certain value. Add users and roles to view the log reports.
There are also settings to refresh the audit logs automatically or manually and you can set the time and choose what you want to display in the log reports such as (Alert code, type, date, username, source IP and warning messages)
The Exclude object tab lets you be a bit more selective in terms of who or what you want to monitor. You can exclude certain users and user roles from monitoring and any activity from specific IP addresses and custom field changes. If, as a site owner, you often work from the same IP address, you can reduce the use of the database by excluding your personal activity.
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WP SECURITY AUDIT LOG PREMIUM
WP Security Audit Log is a free plugin, but you can upgrade this plugin to become a premium version by adding some premium Add-ons to enhance the features and functionality. Additionally, by adding these Add-ons you will get an update and full support for 1 year directly from the WP White Security team.
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And here are 5 lists of paid add-ons offered by the WP Security Audit Log. You can buy one by one Add-ons to suit your needs or can buy directly bundled packages that contain all add-ons at a more affordable price.
USERS SESSIONS MANAGEMENT
The Users Sessions Management Add-on adds a feature that lets you see who's logged in to your WordPress and WordPress multi-user sites, and also gives you the ability to stop suspicious sessions and allow or disallow multiple sessions for the same user. You can also be automatically notified by email when multiple sessions of the same user are allowed or blocked. This feature will provide detailed information such as:
- The role of WordPress users
- The date and time at which the session was created and when it will expire
- Source IP from where the user is connected
- Site (in case of multi-user WordPress)
- Session ID
Search Add-on is a feature that will save you time in searching or supervising certain activities or users. And if you record a number of
Reports is an Add-on that lets you create WordPress log reports that you can later save in customized CSV or HTML formats based on various criteria such as:
Based on certain Sites or all sites in the network
Based on the user or for all users
Based on the user role or for all roles
Based on a special warning or with a warning code
The External DB Add-on allows you to keep all audit log information in an external database so that your site will remain secure and have stable performance. If you do not use this external database feature it can cause problems if the number of reports is stored in large numbers which of course will affect the performance and security of your WordPress site because by default WP Security Audit Log saves the audit log information in the WordPress database. Moreover, if the plugin is used in WordPress
The above add-ons can be purchased separately for each
Single Site - $ 89.00
Up to 5 Sites - $ 189.00
Up to 10 Sites - $ 279.00
Up to 20 Sites - $ 369.00
Up to 50 Sites - $ 489.00
And that's a full overview of the WP Security Audit Log plugin that you can use to enhance and monitor the security of your WordPress and WordPress Multisite sites. Hopefully this article useful for you and good luck
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