Track user signup events via JavaScript

Connect LogSnag to your JavaScript project to track your user sign up and other important events - LogSnag makes event tracking easy.

When we are building a website or application with JavaScript, we often require our users to sign up for an account before they can access or use our service. This is a common requirement for many services as it allows us to track usage more efficiently, monitor growth, and avoid abuse.

Unfortunately, this process has certain downsides, such as introducing additional friction to our service and making the users go through extra steps before accessing our service.

Thus, tracking user activity when visiting our service and tracking how many go through the signup process and drop off before they use our service is essential. By monitoring the signup process, we can better understand how our visitors interact with our JavaScript service and find and fix any issues they may encounter.

LogSnag makes it easy to track events such as user registration directly within your JavaScript code. As a result, it helps you better understand how your users interact with your product and how your product is performing.


Setting up your account

Setting up LogSnag with JavaScript is very simple!

  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

Once your LogSnag account is set up, you can use the following code snippets to track user signup events. Just replace the YOUR_API_TOKEN with your LogSnag API token and update your project name.

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": "auth",
  "event": "User Registered",
  "description": "email: john@doe.com",
  "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": "auth",
    "event": "User Registered",
    "description": "email: john@doe.com",
    "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": "auth",
  "event": "User Registered",
  "description": "email: john@doe.com",
  "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

LogSnag is a simple event tracking tool that works seamlessly with your JavaScript code. With it, you can track any event within your JavaScript application. It also allows you to create simple charts and track user journeys to help you better understand your product. LogSnag also enables you to receive real-time push notifications on your desktop and mobile devices whenever a new user creates an account on your website or application.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

  1. Track payment 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

    View all common use-cases with JavaScript