Monitor when a user changes their email address in your NodeJs application

LogSnag is a powerful event tracking tool that makes it easy to track events across your NodeJs application. LogSnag makes it easy to monitor when user activity in your application.

Most of the time, when building a NodeJs application that is served to users, you will need to store the user's email address in your database. There are multiple reasons for this, such as sending the user a welcome email when they sign up for your application, sending the user a password reset email when they request a password reset, or sending the user a notification when they have been mentioned in a comment. In addition, it is commonly used for user authentication and authorization.

In most cases, some users may want to change their email addresses for various reasons while using your application. For example, they may have mistyped their email address when they signed up for your application or changed their email address for personal reasons. In any case, it is essential to track when a user changes their email address in your NodeJs application to ensure that you are always aware of the change and can update your database accordingly.

Fortunately, here at LogSnag, we have created a powerful solution for this problem. At its core, logSnag is a powerful, real-time event tracking tool that works seamlessly with any NodeJs application. LogSnag makes it easy to track any important event in your NodeJs application and monitor things such as user activity, user journeys, and more.

One common use case for LogSnag is to set up event tracking for when users change their email addresses in your NodeJs application in real-time. You may also optionally set up rules to notify you and your team when a user changes their email address in your NodeJs application.

In addition, LogSnag allows you to track user journeys and create a timeline of their actions to monitor the users' email address history and any other activity they have done in your application. This way, you can always track the activity of a specific user, such as when they change their email address and any other activity they have done in your application.


Setting up LogSnag

  1. Sign up for a free LogSnag account.
  2. Create your first project from the dashboard.
  3. Head to settings and copy your API token.

NodeJs code snippets

Use the following code snippet to track when a user changes their email address in your NodeJs application. All you need to do is to replace the YOUR_API_TOKEN with your LogSnag API token and update the project name to your project name.

Using NodeJs with Axios
var axios = require('axios');
var data = JSON.stringify({
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "profile",
  "event": "Updated Email Address",
  "description": "User updated their email address to john@example.com",
  "icon": "📭",
  "notify": true
});

var config = {
  method: 'post',
  url: 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log',
  headers: { 
    'Content-Type': 'application/json', 
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  },
  data : data
};

axios(config)
.then(function (response) {
  console.log(JSON.stringify(response.data));
})
.catch(function (error) {
  console.log(error);
});
Using NodeJs with Native
var https = require('follow-redirects').https;
var fs = require('fs');

var options = {
  'method': 'POST',
  'hostname': 'api.logsnag.com',
  'path': '/v1/log',
  'headers': {
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  },
  'maxRedirects': 20
};

var req = https.request(options, function (res) {
  var chunks = [];

  res.on("data", function (chunk) {
    chunks.push(chunk);
  });

  res.on("end", function (chunk) {
    var body = Buffer.concat(chunks);
    console.log(body.toString());
  });

  res.on("error", function (error) {
    console.error(error);
  });
});

var postData = JSON.stringify({
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "profile",
  "event": "Updated Email Address",
  "description": "User updated their email address to john@example.com",
  "icon": "📭",
  "notify": true
});

req.write(postData);

req.end();
Using NodeJs with Request
var request = require('request');
var options = {
  'method': 'POST',
  'url': 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log',
  'headers': {
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  },
  body: JSON.stringify({
    "project": "my-saas",
    "channel": "profile",
    "event": "Updated Email Address",
    "description": "User updated their email address to john@example.com",
    "icon": "📭",
    "notify": true
  })

};
request(options, function (error, response) {
  if (error) throw new Error(error);
  console.log(response.body);
});
Using NodeJs with Unirest
var unirest = require('unirest');
var req = unirest('POST', 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log')
  .headers({
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  })
  .send(JSON.stringify({
    "project": "my-saas",
    "channel": "profile",
    "event": "Updated Email Address",
    "description": "User updated their email address to john@example.com",
    "icon": "📭",
    "notify": true
  }))
  .end(function (res) { 
    if (res.error) throw new Error(res.error); 
    console.log(res.raw_body);
  });

NodeJs integration details

LogSnag provides a set of powerful features such as cross-platform push notifications, event filtering, user and product journeys, charts, insights, and more. In addition, LogSnag is flexible and easy to use, making it a great companion for your NodeJs applications.

LogSnag provides a generous free plan to get you started with event tracking. You can also check out our pricing page to see our paid plans. So don't hesitate to give us a try and let us know what you think!

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