User Activity Log WordPress Plugin Help Document

Introduction

We appreciate your decision of using our User Activity Log plugin. Thank you for using User Activity Log plugin for WordPress.

This document is written very carefully by keeping mindset that it should be easy to understand for Beginner to Advance user or developers. We have divided this document in 3 main sections.

1) Getting Started : This section will very help full to install plugin.
2) Detailed Document : This section explains every thing about User Activity Log plugin with every settings.
3) Other : This section provides information about miscellaneous item like plugin features, FAQ etc.

If you have any query that is beyond the scope of document, please feel free to contact us at support@solwininfotech.com

User Activity Log
  • Created On: 9th June 2016
  • Last Updated On: 8th September 2016
  • Created By: Solwin Team
  • Email: info@solwininfotech.com
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Installation

1. Installation Via WordPress Admin Area

  1. Step 1. Log into your WordPress admin area.
  2. Step 2. Click on the left side plugin menu.
  3. Step 3. Now at the top you can see the Add New button, click the button.
  4. Step 4. Again at the top you can see/view Upload Plugin button, click the button.
  5. Step 5. Now upload the plugin zip file (user-activity-log.zip) that you have downloaded from wordpress.org. After upload, install the zip and click on "Activate Plugin".
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Plugin Upload
Plugin Installation

2. Installation Via FTP

  1. Step 1. Download User Activity Log plugin zip file (user-activity-log.zip) from wordpress.org.
  2. Step 2. Extract Zip file. it will create "User Activity Log" folder with all plugin files & folder inside it. (Remember extracted folder path)
  3. Step 3. Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped plugin folder into the "/wp-content/plugins/" folder on your server.
  4. Step 4. Go to Dashboard » Plugins » Installed Plugins and find User Activity Log from plugin list.
  5. Step 5. Click on Activate to activate User Activity Log.

General Settings

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Action Log » Settings » General Settings

General Settings

1. Keep Log For

Maximum number of days to keep activity log. Leave blank to keep activity log forever (not recommended).

2. Delete Log Activities

Clicking this it will delete all activities from the database.

When we click on Reset Database, it will open one popup box like shown in below image.

Reset Databse

When we click ok then it will delete all the activity log from the database.

Users/Roles

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Action Log » Settings » Users/Roles

Email will be sent upon login of these selected users.

Usr Role Manager

Email will be sent upon login of these selected users role.

Usr Role Manager

Email

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Action Log » Settings » Email

Email Notification

For better security, this plugin gives option to email admin when selected users or selected roles will login in site.

1. Email Settings

  • Enable? : To enable email notification select Yes option, otherwise select No.
  • From Email : The source email address, from which email will be sent.
  • To Email : The email notification will be sent to this email address.
  • Message : Enter the message to send in email, when selected users are login. You can customize the message as per requirement.

User Action Log

View Log Details

1. Screen Options

The plugin provides Items per page option to set items display in a page.

2. Filters

You can filter the log using User Role, User name and Object Type.

Other




User Activity Log plugin features

FAQ

1. Can plugin send me an email once selected users are logged in with site?

Yes, with “Email Settings” option you can manage mail notification as per your requirement.

2. Can I filter particular user’s activity with any filtering?

Yes, there are number of filter options available as you can filter activity log based on user, user roles and user actions.

3. Can I remove all user activity log details?

Yes you can. Whenever you want to clear your activity log data then Go to User Actions Log » Settings » General Settings » Delete Log Activities and click on “Reset Database”.

Translation

User activity Log plugin is language compatible, thus can be translated into multiple languages. You can use POEdit plugin for translation.

  1. Step 1. Install Poedit tool and open it

  2. Step 2. Open .POT file from /wp-content/plugins/user-activity-log/languages/ that you want to translate

    Open .pot file
  3. Step 3. Now, click on "Save"

  4. Step 4. Then one popup will be appear and then enter your Language code ( Ex :- "ca_CA" for English (Canada)) in language option

    Translation property
  5. Step 5. Then select source path tab and you have to modify this path to full path of your plugin that you want to translate.

    Select path
  6. Step 6. Then press ok button.

  7. Step 7. Then give file name like this user-activity-log-ca_CA.po for English (Canada) language.

  8. Step 8. Then save file inside language folder in plugin that you want to translate and all strings are appear in your poedit editor

    POT file
  9. Step 9. Select your string that you want to translate and in bottom side there are two options one is Source Text and another one is Translation

    Translate string
  10. Step 10. Source Text keep as it is and in Translation section enter your translated string of selected string that you want to translate and then save it.

  11. Step 11. Repeat step 10 untill your all strings to be translate.

  12. Step 12. Now you will get two separate files – a .po file and a .mo file.

    Note : When you save the files, you must name them according to your language code. Find a list of language codes at WordPress in your Language. For example, the language code for English (Canada) is ca_CA, so you would save the translated files as ca_CA.po and ca_CA.mo.

    PO MO file
  13. Step 13. Then go to wp-config.php file then enter the below code.
    define('WPLANG', 'Your language code'); for Ex.(ca_CA for English (Canada)) then save it.

  14. Step 14. Select language from admin side, Go to Dashboard » Settings » General in that check Site Language options.

    Select language
  15. Step 15. Check language prefix in front end, view HTML.

    Language prefix
For more about translating WordPress themes please visit the following link : https://developer.wordpress.org/themes/functionality/localization/

Upgrade User Activity Log Lite to Pro version

NOTE : You will get advanced features in Pro version.

You can upgrade User Activity Log using 1 of the two ways below.

2. Upgrade Via FTP

  1. Step 1. Download User Activity Log PRO plugin zip file (user-activity-log-pro.zip) from Codecanyon
  2. Step 2. Extract Zip file. It will create "User Activity Log Pro" folder with all plugin files & folder inside it. (Remember extracted folder path)
  3. Step 3. Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped plugin folder into the "/wp-content/plugins/" folder on your server.
  4. Step 4. Go to Dashboard » Plugins » Installed Plugins and find User Activity Log Pro from plugin list.
  5. Step 5. Click on Activate to activate User Activity Log Pro.

Run the updater

  1. Firstly, Take full backup of your live website: files & database.
  2. Make a list of installed plugins & themes.
  3. Now, update "User Activity Log" plugin & Click on "Run Updater" button, if asked.
  4. Run the updater
  5. Now, test all the functionality on your site.
  6. If you have any difficulties contact us.

Thanks for using User Activity Log Plugin!

We would like to thank you for using our User Activity Log Plugin! If you have any difficulties with User Activity Log Plugin or need any additional service, do not hesitate to contact us. We provide priority support with our all premium WordPress themes and plugins.

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We are very happy to assist you!