Get alerted via email of file changes on your WordPress sites. No false positives!
There are many benefits you can take advantage of when you install this hassle-free file integrity monitor plugin on your website, such as:
* Keep track of the last code changes on your website for easier troubleshooting
* Identify leftover & backup files that can lead to sensitive business & technical data exposure
* Pinpoint malware injections early to avoid irreparable site damage
* Do the neccesary forensic work during a past-hack job
Keeping track and knowing of file changes on your WordPress website is a maintanence and security best practise every site owner should follow. This can only be done by installing a plugin. Use the Website File Changes Monitor plugin to automatically scan your website for file changes.
The plugin alerts you of file changes via email. It helps you easily spot leftover files, and identify injected malware and code changes, so you can remove the files that could leave your website exposed and clean malware infections at the earliest possible.
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The Website File Changes Monitor plugin provides you with the much needed visibility of modifications that happen on your website’s file system. File changes on your WordPress website can be an early sign of a malicious hack attack or a technical problem. Hence why security professionals recommend a website files monitor plugin.
The Website File Changes Monitor plugin helps you:
The scope of monitoring your website for file changes goes beyond detecting malicious attacks and malware infections. It is a WordPress website security and management best practice that can also help you:
Website File Changes Monitor is a very easy to use and zero admin plugin. Once installed it automatically starts scanning all the files on your WordPress site without requiring any manual intervention.
However don’t let the simplicity and automation fool you. Under the hood the Website File Changes Monitor plugin is a fully blown and configurable tool that every WordPress site administrator should install on their WordPress sites and multisite network.
After a scan, the Website File Changes Monitor plugin sends an email with the list of file changes it identifies on your WordPress sites and multisite networks.
The email includes all the details you require to keep tabs of the file changes on your website, such as:
* The filename and the path of the file
* A count of how many files were added, modified or deleted
* A highlight of the site admin changes that caused the file changes, such as the plugins or themes installs, uninstalls and updates.
The Website File Changes Monitor plugin uses an exclusive smart technology that detects WordPress core updates, plugins and themes installs, uninstalls and updates.
When you update the WordPress core, install a new plugin, update a theme, or delete a plugin it won’t flood you with hundreds of alerts prompting a false alarm! You only get alerted of genuine file changes that can have an effect on the functionality and security of your WordPress site!
The Website File Changes Monitor plugin can scan any type of file and it is not limited to WordPress and PHP files. Apart from the WordPress core files, plugins and themes files, it will also scan any other custom code files that you might have on your WordPress site.
It also compares the WordPress core files of your website to the list of files on the official WordPress repository, so it will also alert you if a WordPress core file has been tampered with, or changed.
To learn more on both the file integrity monitoring technologies the plugin uses refer to how the plugin detects file changes on WordPress
The Website File Changes Monitor plugin can also detect file changes on WordPress multisite networks. When installed on a network, the plugin configuration and alerts are only available to the super administrators, preventing possible disclosure of sensitive information that could jeopardize the security of the sites on the network.
Support for the WordPress Files Monitor plugin is available for free via:
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The Website File Changes Monitor plugin is developed by WP White Security, developers of niche WordPress security and admin plugins, including WP Security Audit Log, the most comprehensive WordPress activity log plugin.
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