WordPress Security How To
WordPress Security How To

WordPress notifications and alerts made easy

Do you want to monitor a specific activity on your website or be notified of new user login with a mobile notification? It's easy with WP Cerber alerts.


Once you have created an alert for a specific activity you will get a notification letter by email and an optional mobile notification on each event. You can create as many alerts as you need.

You can easily create alerts for events according to the filter you have specified on the Activity tab. Go to the Activity tab, filter out activities that you are interested to monitor, and then click the Create Alert button located in the top right-hand corner of the page. Done! You can combine as many filters (conditions) as you need. The notification will be sent if all specified conditions are true.

To stop receiving notifications and delete an alert, you have to click a delete link in the footer of a notification email or push message. Note: to delete the alert, you have to be logged in (authorized) on your website.

How to set up WordPress notification

Example 1: How to get notification on each login

  1. Go to the Activity tab
  2. Select Logged in from the drop-down list above the table
  3. Click the Filter button
  4. Click the Create Alert button
  5. Done

Example 2: How to get notification on each login made with email instead of username

  1. Go to the Activity tab
  2. Select Logged in from the drop-down list above the table
  3. Enter @ in the text field next to the drop-down list
  4. Click the Filter button
  5. Click the Create Alert button
  6. Done

Example 3: Monitor a specific activity of a WordPress user from a specific IP address

  1. Go to the Activity tab
  2. Click on the user name in the Local User column
  3. Select a particular activity from the drop-down list above the table
  4. Enter an IP address into the text field next to the drop-down list
  5. Click the Filter button
  6. Click the Create Alert button
  7. Done

Where my notifications will be delivered to?

Notification settings in WordPress

Notification settings in WordPress

All notification letters will be sent to the email addresses you see in the Notifications section of the plugin settings. If you don’t specify any email address there, notification will be sent to the Email Address that you have set on the General Settings admin page of your WordPress (Settings -> General -> Email Address ).

If you have set up mobile push notifications via Pushbullet, you will receive pop-up messages on a selected device or in a desktop browser. Find more: set up push notifications for your smartphone or desktop browser.

Note: To delete an alert you must be authorized (logged in) on your website.

Have any questions?

If you have a question regarding WordPress security or WP Cerber, leave them in the comments section below or get them answered here: G2.COM/WPCerber.


I'm a software engineer and team lead at Cerber Tech. I started coding in 1993 on IBM System/370 and today software engineering at Cerber Tech is how I make my living.

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