The Top 5 Plugins For Logging User Activity

Have you ever wanted to know what exactly your blog users are doing when logged into your blog or even paid staff? You know just double-check what is being changed? There are numerous plugins to install to log activity and after going through them all, I have found 5 that you should definitely consider. Giving editors and staff members certain access to features to help maintain your blog is essential, but how can you double/triple check they are not being sneaky? The plugins below will answer your questions and give you piece of mind.

One of the benefits of using these plugins is to determine if someone is trying to hack your admin account, plus so much more. Each plugin has its benefits from one another, so please check each one out and read what features they offer.

5 Plugins For Showing User Activity

The Activity Log plugin is what WPOutcast is currently using. Simple plugin settings and a simple way of seeing what is happening.

activity-log

Preview of settings:

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Interested? You can get it here

The items listed below are also great options for logging user activity, it just so happens they are not the one WPoutcast uses. If the plugin above didn’t spike your interest, check out the ones below to find the best fit for your blog.

simplehistory

 You can check it out here.

securityauditlog

You can check it out here.

wpactivitymonitor

 You can check it out here.

plainviewmonitor

You can check it out here.

When running multi-authored blogs and logging user activity is a very smart decision. The same goes with paid staff. If you have no way of knowing what they actually changed, use one of these plugins just to double-check they are working on what you have told them to work on.

If you have a lot of things to be done on your blog, it is worth the investment to hire Freelancers to do the odds and ends and make your life a little easier. Have a side kick may be a blessing in disguise and a shoulder to spin-off idea’s to see if it’s worth it or not to dive deeper into it. I can think of many reasons why hiring someone can benefit the blog as a whole.

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