History Log by click5


Best WordPress plugin to track user activity and log changes on your WordPress website.

Keep a detailed record of important events that occur in the WordPress Dashboard of your website. It helps to know what has been changed or what plugins have been updated while troubleshooting possible errors. Easy to navigate report, which can be easily filtered down only to the events of your interest, will make the task much easier. No more wondering who deleted the last post, or who installed a new plugin. All the activities are logged and displayed in the History Log report.

Main plugin features include:
– Page and post changes (including custom post types),
– Media file updates,
– Menu updates,
– Comment updates,
– Taxonomies (categories, tags, custom taxonomies),
– Users profiles (new, updated, or deleted),
– Plugin changes (installed, activated, deactivated, deleted, or updated),
– WordPress core and theme updates.

Other plugins supported by our History Log:
– Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) and ACF Pro,
– Advanced Custom Fields: Repeater Fields,
– All in One SEO and All in One SEO Pro,
– Better Search Replace and Better Search Replace Pro,
– Classic Editor,
– Classic Widgets,
– click5 CRM add-on to Contact Form 7,
– click5 CRM add-on to Gravity Forms,
– click5 CRM add-on to Ninja Forms,
– click5 CRM add-on to WPForms,
– Contact Form 7,
– Disable Comments by click5,
– Health Check & Troubleshooting,
– Jetpack,
– Ninja Forms,
– Rank Math SEO and Rank Math SEO Pro,
– Redirection,
– Site Kit by Google,
– Sitemap by click5,
– Smash Balloon Instagram Feed,
– Wordfence Security,
– WPForms and WPForms Pro,
– WP Go Maps and WP Go Maps – Pro Add-on,
– Yoast Duplicate Post,
– Yoast SEO and Yoast SEO Premium.


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  • Main view of logs collected by our plugin
  • Settings page allows to set the log storage time and manually clear the logs



Automatic installation method is the easiest and most recommended option.

  1. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu, and click on “Add New”.
  2. Enter ‘click5’ (without quotes) in the search field and click the ‘Search Plugins’ button.
  3. On the list of search results, click the ‹Install Now› button for the ‹History Log by click5› plugin.
  4. Then click the red ‹Active› button to finalize the installation.
  5. You will be automatically redirected to the plugin page.


  1. Download the plugin and unzip the contents. You should see a single folder named ‹history-log-by-click5›.
  2. Connect to the FTP server with your WordPress installation.
  3. Upload the ‹history-log-by-click5› plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ folder on your FTP server.
  4. Continue to step 3 of Automatic Installation instructions above.


How long are the logs stored?

History logs are stored for 6 months by default, and then data is automatically purged from the database every 6 months. This time frequency can be changed depending on your needs to a 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, or Indefinitely.

Is this plugin free?

Yes, our plugin is completely free. There’s no premium version and no need to pay to get access to ‘extra’ features. We just love helping others!


6. Februar 2022
History Log plugin makes my life so much easier. I can finally see what my users are doing and what plugins are being installed or updated. Gives me a great peace of mind!!
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Contributors & Developers

“History Log by click5” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Additional plugins support – Jetpack and Yoast Duplicate Post,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Additional plugins support – Classic Widgets, Health Check & Troubleshooting, Smash Balloon Instagram Feed, and WP Go Maps,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Additional plugins support – Better Search Replace, Redirection, and Site Kit by Google,
  • Support of premium versions of Advanced Custom Fields, All in One SEO, Better Search Replace, Rank Math SEO, WPForms, and Yoast SEO plugins,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Additional plugins support – Ninja Forms and WPForms,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Additional plugin support – click5 CRM add-on to Contact Form 7, click5 CRM add-on to Gravity Forms, click5 CRM add-on to WPForms and click5 CRM add-on to Ninja Forms,
  • WordPress 6.0 support,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Additional plugin support – All in One SEO and Rank Math SEO,
  • Ability to search history logs,
  • Ability to enable / disable automatic plugin updates,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Themes and Translations update tracking,
  • User registration and updates via custom forms tracking,
  • Forgot password and password update tracking,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Ability to enable/disable which plugins are being tracked,
  • PHP 8.0 support,
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.


  • Initial plugin release.