User Activity Log PRO WordPress Plugin Help Document

Introduction

We appreciate your decision of using our User Activity Log PRO plugin. Thank you for purchasing User Activity Log PRO 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 PRO 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 Pro
  • Created On: 28th September 2016
  • Last Updated On: 14th April 2017
  • Created By: Solwin Team
  • Email: info@solwininfotech.com
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Installation

Please extract that downloaded zip in your local pc. There was 2 items inside it.

  1. 1) user-activity-log-pro-document.zip
  2. 2) user-activity-log-pro.zip

You need to select that user-activity-log-pro.zip

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-pro.zip). After upload, install the zip and click on "Activate Plugin".
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2. Installation Via FTP

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

General Settings

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Activity 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, but it will ask for password to delete activities.

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

Enter Password

You have to enter your password, which you have set from password settings. If you have not set password then it will tell you to set password using password settings.

Set Password

After enter the password, you will ask for Backup the activity Log by Download the logs and/or Send Logs in email.

Download Logs
  • Download log file : If you select Download log file option, then you log file is save in you website's uploads folder.
  • Send me log file in email : If you select Send me log file in email option, then your log file is send in email. This email is send to that email address, which you have set in Email Settings.

Hook Settings

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Activity Log » Settings » Hook Settings

Hook Settings

1. Post type

It Provides option to generate logs for selected Post type.

2. Taxonomies

It Provides option to generate logs for all Taxonomy related hooks.

3. Plugin

It Provides option to generate logs for Plugin related hooks.

4. User

It Provides option to generate logs for User related hooks.

5. Theme

It Provides option to generate logs for Theme related hooks.

6. Comments

It Provides option to generate logs for Comment related hooks.

7. Menu

It Provides option to generate logs for Menu related hooks.

8. Page Views

It Provides option to generate logs for Admin page view and Front page view.

9. Other

It Provides option to generate logs for extra activities like import, export, core update etc..

Password Settings

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Activity Log » Settings » Password Settings

The Password Settings option will be used for the security option. When user will delete the log, He/She need to add a password.

Add Password

After set the password you can change password from this tab.

Change Password

If you forgot your password then don't worried about it. You can reset the password, by just click on reset password button.

When you click on reset password button, then new password is send you in email. This password is send to that email address, which you have set in Email Settings.

Email Notification

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

Email Notification

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

1. Select Users/Roles

Email will be sent upon login of these selected users/roles.

2. Email Settings

Set email settings format that will send to selected user roles.

Role Manager

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Activity Log » Settings » Role Manager

Control users access to the options of User Activity Log.

Role Manager

Selected role's users only able to view the user activity log plugin's tabs.

Custom Event Settings

Step 1: - Go to Dashboard » User Activity Log » Settings » Custom Event Settings
Then select custom event settings tab.

Custom Event Settings

1. Add Custom Event

User Activity Log Pro plugin generates log for Wordpress default actions. If user wants to generate log for any custom (Plugin generated or Theme generated) Hook, This can be done using this option.

Log Display, filters and actions

View Log Details

1. Screen Options

The plugin provides Date, Author, IP, Hook, Type, Delete screen options to hide and show columns and Items per page option to set items display in a page.

2. Filters

You can filter the log using Time, User Role, User name, Ip address, Favorite Log, Object Type and Log Hook.

3. Bulk Actions

User can delete selected Logs, Favorite Logs, Unfavorite Logs.

  • Delete Logs : By Delete Logs option, user can delete the selected logs. But user can not delete the favorite logs.

    Note : To delete the favorite log, user must have to make the favorite log to unfavorite.
  • Favorite Logs : By Favorite Logs option, user can mark the selected logs as Favorite Log. And Favorite Log could not be delete.
  • Unfavorite Logs : By Unfavorite Logs option, user can mark the selected logs as Unfavorite Log.

4. Export Log

User can Export all the User's activity logs in csv file.

5. Actions

User can delete selected Logs, Favorite/Unfavorite Logs, View details of log.

  • Delete Logs : By Delete Log option, user can delete the single log.
  • View details of log : By View Log option, user can View the details of log.
    This option in available for some options like Post updated, User Profile Updated, Terms Updated, Comments Updated etc.
  • Favorite Logs : By Favorite Log option, user can mark the log as Favorite log.
  • Unfavorite Logs : By Unfavorite Log option, user can mark the log as Unfavorite log.

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User Activity Log PRO plugin features

FAQ

1. How can I delete favorite log details?

You need to unfavorite logs first, then only you can delete it.

2. Can I add my custom hook log?

Yes. You can add your plugin/theme generated custom event. To add custom event, Go to Dashboard » User Activity Log » Settings » Custom Event Settings.

3. Can I view Log in detail (If User updates post, then which data he/she has updated)?

Yes. You can see which part of post content/title, user has updated.

Note: Changes in post meta will not be displayed in detail log.

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