Track your PHP cron jobs

Instantly connect LogSnag to your PHP project to track your cron jobs and other important events - LogSnag makes event tracking easy.

When setting up cron jobs in PHP, it is usually crucial to keep track of their execution and whether they have been executed successfully or not. Sometimes, a minor failure in a cronjob can cause your PHP application to stop working correctly. LogSnag makes it easy to track your cron jobs and their execution status all in real-time, and it works seamlessly with your PHP code.


Setting up your account

Setting up LogSnag with PHP 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.

PHP code snippets

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

Using PHP with cURL
<?php

$curl = curl_init();

curl_setopt_array($curl, array(
  CURLOPT_URL => 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log',
  CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => true,
  CURLOPT_ENCODING => '',
  CURLOPT_MAXREDIRS => 10,
  CURLOPT_TIMEOUT => 0,
  CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION => true,
  CURLOPT_HTTP_VERSION => CURL_HTTP_VERSION_1_1,
  CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST => 'POST',
  CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS =>'{"project":"my-saas","channel":"cronjobs","event":"Cronjob Started","description":"job: email-notifications","icon":"⏰","notify":true}',
  CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER => array(
    'Content-Type: application/json',
    'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
  ),
));

$response = curl_exec($curl);

curl_close($curl);
echo $response;
Using PHP with Guzzle
<?php
$client = new Client();
$headers = [
  'Content-Type' => 'application/json',
  'Authorization' => 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
];
$body = '{
  "project": "my-saas",
  "channel": "cronjobs",
  "event": "Cronjob Started",
  "description": "job: email-notifications",
  "icon": "⏰",
  "notify": true
}';
$request = new Request('POST', 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log', $headers, $body);
$res = $client->sendAsync($request)->wait();
echo $res->getBody();
Using PHP with HTTP_Request2
<?php
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';
$request = new HTTP_Request2();
$request->setUrl('https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log');
$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_POST);
$request->setConfig(array(
  'follow_redirects' => TRUE
));
$request->setHeader(array(
  'Content-Type' => 'application/json',
  'Authorization' => 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
));
$request->setBody('{"project":"my-saas","channel":"cronjobs","event":"Cronjob Started","description":"job: email-notifications","icon":"⏰","notify":true}');
try {
  $response = $request->send();
  if ($response->getStatus() == 200) {
    echo $response->getBody();
  }
  else {
    echo 'Unexpected HTTP status: ' . $response->getStatus() . ' ' .
    $response->getReasonPhrase();
  }
}
catch(HTTP_Request2_Exception $e) {
  echo 'Error: ' . $e->getMessage();
}
Using PHP with pecl_http
<?php
$client = new http\Client;
$request = new http\Client\Request;
$request->setRequestUrl('https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log');
$request->setRequestMethod('POST');
$body = new http\Message\Body;
$body->append('{"project":"my-saas","channel":"cronjobs","event":"Cronjob Started","description":"job: email-notifications","icon":"⏰","notify":true}');
$request->setBody($body);
$request->setOptions(array());
$request->setHeaders(array(
  'Content-Type' => 'application/json',
  'Authorization' => 'Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN'
));
$client->enqueue($request)->send();
$response = $client->getResponse();
echo $response->getBody();

PHP integration details

LogSnag is an easy-to-use event tracking tool that allows you to track any event within your PHP application. One of the most common use cases for LogSnag is tracking cron jobs as they are being executed. With LogSnag, you can receive real-time push notifications on your desktop and mobile devices whenever a new cronjob is executed. In addition, you can create simple charts and filter through your data to help you better understand how your PHP application is performing.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

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  12. Monitor memory usage in your PHP application

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

  16. Track canceled subscriptions in your PHP application

  17. Monitor failed payments for your PHP application

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

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

  20. Monitor Redis downtime in your PHP application

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