Track payment events via PHP

Simply connect LogSnag to your PHP 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 PHP 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.

PHP code snippets

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":"payments","event":"Successful Payment","description":"john@example.com - ($19.99)","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": "payments",
  "event": "Successful Payment",
  "description": "john@example.com - ($19.99)",
  "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":"payments","event":"Successful Payment","description":"john@example.com - ($19.99)","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":"payments","event":"Successful Payment","description":"john@example.com - ($19.99)","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

Connect LogSnag to your PHP 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 PHP

  2. Track your PHP cron jobs

  3. Track waitlist signup events via PHP

  4. Track user sign in events in PHP

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

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

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

  8. Monitor suspicious activity in your PHP application

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

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