# Logging

Wolff\Core\Log

You can know what's happening in your Wolff project using the Logging class.

Files

The logging files are located by default in the system/logs folder.

Every logging file represents a day and contains logs with the following format:

[date][ip] Level: message

Logging

{level}(string $msg[, array $values])

Logging a simple information:

Log::info('Welcome to Wolff.');

Obviously there are different levels for the messages, these are the available:

Levels
Emergency
Alert
Critical
Error
Warning
Notice
Info
Debug

The same example showed above can be applied to those.

Interpolation

The methods to logging data can take an optional second parameter which must be an associative array with values to interpolate in the string.

The values to interpolate must be between curly brackets.

$values = [
    'name' => 'Thomas',
    'page' => 'home/'
];

Log::Debug('The current user is {name} in the page {page}', $values);

As an example, that should log The current user is Thomas in the page home/.

General methods

Is enabled

isEnabled()

Returns true if the log system is enabled, false otherwise.

Log::isEnabled();

If the log system is disabled, nothing will happen when running the common log methods explained above.

Set status

setStatus([bool $enabled])

Sets the status of the logging system. true to enable it, false to disable it.

Log::setStatus(true);

Set folder

setFolder([string $folder])

Sets the folder where the log files will be stored.

Log::setFolder('app/logs');

The given path is relative to the project root folder.

Set date format

setDateFormat([string $date_format])

Sets the date format used internally in the log files.

The PHP date function is used internally with the given date format. You can read the function's documentation for better understanding of the string you pass.

Log::setDateFormat('H:i:s');

That will set the format like this: Hour:minutes:seconds.

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