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The user action log that was introduced with the Joomla 3.9.0 Privacy Tool Suite release is a great tool for keeping track of many of the actions users are performing on your site. If you updated your Joomla site from a version earlier than 3.9.0 you will need to activate this feature. How to activate the User Action Log in your Joomla site is what today's Maintenance Monday live stream is all about.



  • The video discusses activating the new user action log in Joomla 3.9.0 upgrade.
    - The video is part of the "Maintenance Monday Live Stream #065" on YouTube.
    - The presenter is Tim Davis, a Joomla enthusiast.
    - The user action log is a new feature in Joomla 3.9.0's privacy tool suite release.
    - Tim explains how to activate the user action log in Joomla 3.9.0.
    - He logs into the backend of a Joomla site and demonstrates the activation process.
    - The user action log tracks various actions performed by users on the website.
    - The log includes information like IP addresses and specific events.
    - The presenter mentions issues with a contest not being counted and apologizes for it.
    - Instructions are given to configure which actions to track in the user action log.
    - Various components of a Joomla site can be tracked, such as articles, banners, categories, etc.
    - The presenter highlights the usefulness of tracking IP addresses for security and troubleshooting.
    - Tim demonstrates how the user action log records actions, like adding a new user.
    - The log can help diagnose issues caused by specific users or actions.
    - The presenter suggests using the information to resolve problems or block certain IPs.
    - The video concludes with information about upcoming livestreams and asking for topic suggestions.

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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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