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I need to check who updated the static front page of a WordPress site and the time it was done. Is it possible? And if so how?

I'm an administrator of the site and there are other administrators with access.

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You can have some clue using the revision log. For more advanced logs, try using a plugin such Simple History

  • Please post a real answer – Pieter Goosen Apr 29 '16 at 5:36
  • I can't see why this isn't a real answer. The posts revisions should give a clue, but besides that he will need a plugin, like the one I've cited. – Bruno Cantuaria Apr 30 '16 at 13:57
  • Sorry, I'm trying to find who changed the static front page from one page to another, not the content that was changed on the page. – Michael Wilson May 4 '16 at 12:56
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    In this case a plugin is in fact the way to go. WordPress keeps no registry of options history. – Bruno Cantuaria May 9 '16 at 0:12
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    I think the answer with Simple History is correct. If you go to Settings -> Reading and change the post for Front Page there, the old page id and the new page id will be logged in Simple history. You can see a screenshot of this in action here: bit.ly/24om0Ts (Disclaimer: I am the author of that plugin.) – Pär Jun 4 '16 at 9:51

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