Support for Advanced Custom Fields and lots of fixes in version 2.21

It’s been a while since the last update so this update brings quite a few things. Support for Advanced Custom Fields Most noteable is support for the custom fields plugin Advanced Custom Fields. When creating and editing fields and field groups you will now get a much clearer view of what’s been changed. You can […]

CryptoNight mining discovered in WordPress post thanks to Simple History

This is an interesting Dutch post where programmer Tim de Hoog discovers that JavaScript to mine bitcoin is inserted into blog posts on a site he manages. It was thanks to the dashboard audit log of simple history that the script was detected. View Original article in Dutch or view translated version.

Changes to featured image (post thumbnails) logged

Yep. Finally! Here’s how it looks: Also in this version: The preview image of uploaded images now uses the default WordPress image size small, instead of a custom image size. Also these mage previews are now abit smaller because many uploaded images could make the log a bit to long and not so quick to […]

WP-Optimize adds support for Simple History

WordPress plugin WP-Optimize is a great plugin that optimizes the database and tables that your WordPress installation uses. The authors explain it as: WP-Optimize is an effective tool for automatically cleaning your WordPress database so that it runs at maximum efficiency. With over 600,000 installs and a 5 star medium rating I can say that […]

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Log when a user enters a password on a password protected page

Over at the forums on wordpress.org there was a user who asked if it was possible to log whenever a user entered the password on a password protected page. To add this kind of log to Simple History is easy, we just need to hook onto an admin filter and do some checks. The final […]

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WP CLI command added and file edits now logged

WP CLI command to view user activity is now added to Simple History. The current support is pretty basic, but it’s a nice addition anyway I must say. A simple wp simple-history list command will give you a listing of the latest events. You can also pass arguments count=20 to show 20 events instead of […]

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Support for Duplicate Post added

Simple History now comes with support for the Duplicate Post plugin. When a user clones a post or a page you will se this in the history log, with links to both the original post and the new copy. It works for both build in pages and post, and with custom post types.

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Support for Redirection plugin added

With over 600.000 active installs the Redirection plugin is a pretty popular WordPress plugin. So when there was a request for supporting it I agreed it would be a good idea to add support for it. So in the latest version of Simple History there is now support for the plugin Redirection. The following things […]

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Available updates to WordPress, plugins and themes now logged

With the latest update of Simple History the log will show the available updates to plugins, themes and WordPress core that are found. This is a great feature to have if you for example subscribe to the history RSS feed. You no longer need to manually check the updates-page to see if there are any […]

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Creating and editing users: now you can see what changes have been made

Before this version (2.7) of Simple History you could see in the log that a user had been created or changed. But you could not see any details. With this update however, you can now see a lot of details when a user is created or edited: their username, name, email, webpage, and so on. […]