Enable system logging for WordPress plugin and theme development.
Enable system logging for WordPress plugin and theme development. This can make it easier to know what your code is doing.
Using it is as simple as calling the
'log' action in your templates or plugin.
<?php do_action('log', 'Some log message'); ?>
This will produce a line in your system log:
Jun 4 11:23:08 myserver php/mysite.com: b8e mysite.com/path-to-page: Some log message
Jun 4 11:23:08- The date and time of the log message
myserver- The name of this computer
php- The program that produced the message
mysite.com- The domain name of the site
1553- The process ID of the running PHP process
b8e- A random 3-digit code identifying each page request
mysite.com/path-to-page- The URL of the request
Some log message- Your message
For more detailed instructions, see the How to use tab.