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WordPress File Monitor

Monitor your website for added, changed and deleted files! Track changes in all website directories and get email alerts! Stay secure for free!

Features

  • Monitoring file system for added / deleted / changed files.
  • Tracking changes of the file size, modification date, permissions, file content.
  • Sending email with the detailed information when changes are detected.
  • Displaying monitor alerts in the administration area.
  • Monitoring files for changes based on file hash, time stamp and/or file size.
  • Excluding files and directories from scan.
  • Allows to run the file checking via an external cron so not to slow down visits to your website and to give greater flexibility over scheduling.
  • Allows to include / exclude files from scanning by extension.
  • Properly tracks broken symlinks and unreadable files.
  • Multisite compatible (plugin settings are located under the Settings menu of the main website).

This plugin is a fork of the WordPress File Monitor Plus plugin which has not been updated for 5 years and contained a bunch of critical security issues.

Languages

  • Russian
  • Arabic
  • German
  • Japanese

Credits

Thanks to the LikeBtn for providing a rating feature for my plugin.

Author nicolly
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Contributors nicolly
Tags file, files, monitor, plugin, secure, security
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    Settings

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    Admin alert

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    Admin changed files report

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    Email changed files report

  • Upload to a directory named "wordpress-file-monitor" in your plugins directory (usually wp-content/plugins/).
  • Activate the plugin.
  • Visit Settings page under Settings -> WordPress File Monitor in your WordPress Administration Area (if you are using WordPress in a Multisite mode, the plugin settings are located under the Settings menu of the main website)
  • Configure plugin settings.

1.0.5

1.0.4

  • Fixed: Fixed get_home_path function not working occasionally on HHVM installations

1.0.3

  • Added: Track file permissions changes
  • Added: Instructions for excluding files/dirs

1.0.0

  • Lauched.

Only admins can see the admin alert. Is it possible to let other user roles see the admin notice?

Yes you can, add the following code to your wp-config.php file: define('WFM3_ADMIN_ALERT_PERMISSION', 'capability'); and change the capability to a level you want. Please visit Roles and Capabilities to see all available capabilities that you can set to.

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Version 1.0.5

Requires WordPress version: 3.1 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 29 Jan 2017

Date Added: 16 Dec 2016

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982 downloads

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