Track user signup events via PHP

Connect LogSnag to your PHP 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 PHP, 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 PHP service and find and fix any issues they may encounter.

LogSnag makes it easy to track events such as user registration directly within your PHP 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 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 user signup events. 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":"auth","event":"User Registered","description":"email: john@doe.com","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": "auth",
  "event": "User Registered",
  "description": "email: john@doe.com",
  "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":"auth","event":"User Registered","description":"email: john@doe.com","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":"auth","event":"User Registered","description":"email: john@doe.com","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 a simple event tracking tool that works seamlessly with your PHP code. With it, you can track any event within your PHP 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 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

    View all common use-cases with PHP