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Over 30.000 websites monitor admin changes with Simple History

For a long time the stats-section of this plugins page over at wordpress.org have felt like it was “stuck”. Always showing “20.000 active installs”… Today however, it did finally update – to 30.000 active installs!

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Now logs when users resets passwords + easier to see time of event

Version 2.4 of Simple History brings a wanted addition to the event log: when hovering the time of an event the tooltip now displays both the local time and the GMT time of the event. This change makes it easier for admins in different timezones that work together on a site to understand when each […]

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Less tab switching with unread count in title of browser tab

With the latest release of Simple History you can see how many new events there is in the log, just by having a browser tab with the history opened in the background.

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Stop login attempts from hackers with these 7 security plugins

Many WordPress sites gets lots and lots of login attempts from hackers. You may not even be aware of this – until you install a plugin like Simple History that logs security related events like logins and login attempts. Suddenly your log is full of failed login attempts. Just during a day you can get […]

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Actions performed in plugins “User Switching” and “Enable Media Replace” now visible in Simple History

Good news everyone! Simple History now has basic support for logging events from some third party WordPress plugins. First out is the User Switching plugin and the Enable Media Replace plugin.

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Simple History and WordPress 4.3 = good to go

Yesterday the WordPress team announced that WordPress version 4.3 was available. It’s a great update and personally I mostly look forward to start using Formatting Shortcuts and Site Icons. Oh, and Simple History should work just fine with this new version.

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Tutorial: Create a logger that logs wp_mail() usage

[comment] todo: – screenshot of the log in action [/comment] As a developer you can extend Simple History in many ways. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple Logger that will log all usage of the WordPress wp_mail-function. When you have created the logger you will be able to see when […]

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Simple History + RSS = A simple way to get site events delivered to your computer or phone

Screenshot that shows a RSS feed from Simple History in the web based Feedbin RSS reader RSS is a XML-based file format used to publish frequently updated information. Wikipedia explains the benefits: RSS feeds benefit users who want to receive timely updates from favorite websites or to aggregate data from many sites. Subscribing to a […]

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2.1.2: the fastest update so far

Well, it took some time to get this release out, but it was worth it: Simple History is now faster than ever before. Was it not fast before, you may ask. And yes, it was. Most of the time anyway: to minimize the risk of the database growing to large Simple History by default removes […]

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Card based add-on

Swedish designer and developer @urre just announced that he has released a card based add-on for Simple History: