📈 Over 100.000 active installations 🎉

This week Simple History reached a new milestone: over 100.000 active installations. This is according to the plugin page on WordPress.org.

Version 2.29.2 includes fixes for recent ACF update

The very nice WordPress plugin Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) was recently updated to version 5.7.10 and with that update some internal functions was removed. Unfortunately Simple History used one of these functions. Version 2.29.2 of Simple History is a small update that fixes the problem that some users had after the ACF update. As alway, […]

Simple History version 2.29 adds PHP 7.3 compatiblity, and more

Just released an update to Simple History for @WordPress . Version 2.29 adds and fixes some misc things, like compatibility with PHP 7.3. See changelog in screenshot or on site https://t.co/ngKJKvuAqB (and yes, I failed to write the markdown correctly apparently.. ) pic.twitter.com/GvAFdC4YhG — PĂ€r Thernström (@eskapism) December 18, 2018 Changelog for this release 2.29 […]

Simple History featured on Tidy Repo

Tidy Repo is a great site with a curated list of the best and most functional WordPress plugins. I’ve followed the site for a long time so I’m very happy to see that they now have a review of Simple History. They begin by saing that The Simple History plugin is a fantastic tool that […]

Simple History 2.26 adds support for Jetpack and for updates to plugin & theme translations

Simple History was recently updated with some bug fixes but also with two new and useful features. Jetpack support Firstly the plugin now has support for the Jetpack plugin from Automattic: modules activated and deactivated in Jetpack will be logged. A very nice feature since Jetpack comes with some big features than can enhance the […]

Simple History 2.23 released with privacy/GDPR-related logging

Simple History 2.23 was recently released. This version adds logging of some of the new privacy and GDPR related functions that was added in WordPress 4.9.6. Simple History can log the following:

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 […]