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If I look at


I see all the users, but some have given a bogus email and never used their password.

Is there some way to see who has used their password at least once? If not, is there a plugin to do this going forward?

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Are they activated? – kaiser Feb 8 '13 at 20:08
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If you install the following plugin and leave that one running for a while... you can see who logged in since using that plugin:


enter image description here

That seems to do what you need.

As far as I quickly can see it runs on $this->hook( 'wp_login' ) and does:

$user   =   get_user_by( 'login', $user_login );
update_user_meta( $user->ID, 'last-login-in-meta-table', time() );

Possibly the


in the meta table can help somewhat on determining the history before installing the plugin, never used it (see http://wpseek.com/wp_user_settings/)

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It is possible because we can assign a Post to a User, but it's weird to have 21 Posts and never been logged in... – brasofilo Feb 8 '13 at 20:37
@brasofilo Didn't notice it, but made my day :) – kaiser Feb 8 '13 at 20:38
I bet that guy is using XMLRPC ... – edelwater Feb 8 '13 at 20:42
User logs in and posts many times, then you add this plug. Last logged in is "never." – Dan Rosenstark Feb 9 '13 at 16:08

Login information like this is not stored anywhere in database. But you can add it for future users. Following code will check for current user meta user_login_count on each login and increase it by 1 or set it to '1' on first login.

add_action('wp_login', 'my_count_logins');
function my_count_logins() {
    $user_id = get_current_user_id();
    $user_login_count = (int) get_user_meta($user_id, 'user_login_count', true);
        $user_login_count = 1;
    update_user_meta($user_id, 'user_login_count', $user_login_count)

Following code adds additional column Login count to the Users table:

function my_alter_user_table( $column ) {
    $column['user_login_count'] = __('Login count');
    return $column;
add_filter( 'manage_users_columns', 'my_alter_user_table' );

function my_alter_user_row( $val, $column_name, $user_id ) {
    switch ($column_name) {
        case 'user_login_count' :
            return get_user_meta($user_id, 'user_login_count', true);
    return $return;
add_filter( 'manage_users_custom_column', 'my_alter_user_row', 10, 3 );
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This is very cool, thanks! – Dan Rosenstark Feb 9 '13 at 16:07

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