Track payment events via JavaScript

Simply connect LogSnag to your JavaScript project to track your payment events and other important events - LogSnag makes event tracking easy.

When building a product or service that requires your users to pay for something, there are many ways that things can go wrong, such as delayed payments, fraud, or other such issues.

Thus, it is crucial to track these events in real-time and alert you and your team in the event of a problem.

LogSnag lets you track payment events such as User Subscription, User Purchase, User Cancellation, and User Redemption directly from your JavaScript application.


Setting up your account

  1. Create a free LogSnag account.
  2. Create a new project on your dashboard.
  3. Copy your API token from the settings page.

JavaScript code snippets

Using JavaScript with Fetch
var myHeaders = new Headers();
myHeaders.append("Content-Type", "application/json");
myHeaders.append("Authorization", "Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN");

var raw = JSON.stringify({
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "payments",
  "event": "Successful Payment",
  "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
  "icon": "💸",
  "notify": true
});

var requestOptions = {
  method: 'POST',
  headers: myHeaders,
  body: raw,
  redirect: 'follow'
};

fetch("https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log", requestOptions)
  .then(response => response.text())
  .then(result => console.log(result))
  .catch(error => console.log('error', error));
Using JavaScript with jQuery
var settings = {
  "url": "https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log",
  "method": "POST",
  "timeout": 0,
  "headers": {
    "Content-Type": "application/json",
    "Authorization": "Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN"
  },
  "data": JSON.stringify({
    "project": "my-saas",
    "channel": "payments",
    "event": "Successful Payment",
    "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
    "icon": "💸",
    "notify": true
  }),
};

$.ajax(settings).done(function (response) {
  console.log(response);
});
Using JavaScript with XHR
// WARNING: For POST requests, body is set to null by browsers.
var data = JSON.stringify({
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "payments",
  "event": "Successful Payment",
  "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
  "icon": "💸",
  "notify": true
});

var xhr = new XMLHttpRequest();
xhr.withCredentials = true;

xhr.addEventListener("readystatechange", function() {
  if(this.readyState === 4) {
    console.log(this.responseText);
  }
});

xhr.open("POST", "https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log");
xhr.setRequestHeader("Content-Type", "application/json");
xhr.setRequestHeader("Authorization", "Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN");

xhr.send(data);

JavaScript integration details

Connect LogSnag to your JavaScript code to easily track and keep a record of your product's payment events. With LogSnag, you can create simple charts and journeys to help you better understand your product. LogSnag also allows you to receive real-time push notifications on your desktop and mobile devices whenever a new payment event occurs.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

  1. Track user signup events via JavaScript

  2. Track your JavaScript cron jobs

  3. Track waitlist signup events via JavaScript

  4. Track user sign in events in JavaScript

  5. Get a notification when your JavaScript code is done executing

  6. Monitor when a user exceeds the usage limit for your JavaScript service

  7. Monitor when a new feature is used in your JavaScript application

  8. Monitor suspicious activity in your JavaScript application

  9. Monitor when a user is being rate limited in your JavaScript application

  10. Monitor when database goes down in your JavaScript application

  11. Monitor your CPU usage in your JavaScript application

  12. Monitor memory usage in your JavaScript application

  13. Monitor high disk usage in your JavaScript application

  14. Track when a file is uploaded to your JavaScript application

  15. Track when a form is submitted to your JavaScript application

  16. Track canceled subscriptions in your JavaScript application

  17. Monitor failed payments for your JavaScript application

  18. Monitor your CI/CD build status for your JavaScript application

  19. Monitor when a user changes their email address in your JavaScript application

  20. Monitor Redis downtime in your JavaScript application

  21. Monitor your Postgres downtime in your JavaScript application

  22. Monitor MySQL downtime in your JavaScript application

  23. Monitor failed logins in your JavaScript application

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