Tools, Upgrades

Activity

Activity shows a full list of activity and events that have occurred on your site. Free plans are limited to viewing only the past 20 events, whereas Personal, Premium, and Business level plans have increased access to their complete site activity.

Type of Activities Recorded

The events stored in your site’s Activity include:

  • Published or updated posts and pages.
  • Comment submission and management activity.
  • Theme switches.
  • Settings and options modifications.
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Viewing Your Site's Activity

To view the Activity for your site:

  1. Go to WordPress.com.
  2. Click My Sites in the top left corner. Select the site for which you’d like to see recent activity.
  3. Click Activity on the left sidebar. You’ll now be able to view the recent events recorded for your site.

Activity Log

Only the most recent 1,000 events are displayed in Activity. The timestamp displayed in Activity matches the timezone you’ve set in your site’s settings (configured from Settings — General in your site’s dashboard).

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Data Retention

The retention periods for Activity data depend on both the activity itself and the site’s plan.

Activity Free Personal Premium Business
Users: additions, deletions, network deletions, registrations, invite acceptance, removals, updates 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Attachments: uploads, updates, deletions 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Comments: submissions, approvals, un-approvals, content edits, deletions, trash actions, spam/un-spam actions, restorations from trash 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Feedback: Contact Form submissions 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Settings: settings updates 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Menus: additions, updates, deletions 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Themes: theme activations 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Posts & Pages: publish actions, updates, deletions, trash actions, imports, exports* 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
Widgets: additions, updates, removals, reorders, set-to-inactive actions 30 days 30 days 30 days Forever
WordPress: plan activations/deactivations, new blog followers Forever Forever Forever Forever

NOTE: at the end of any retention periods outlined above, activity data is moved to long-term storage and is retained indefinitely. Once in long-term storage, activity data will no longer be visible in a site’s Activity.

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