Logging user activity

Logging user activity is vital when there are multiple authors for a site. It also helps with debugging user activity when there is problems. You certainly don’t want to be putting this into a database, so the next best thing is a nice little text file.
I have used this to log user activity in a number of sites, as it can easily be added after development. In this example, $PAGE and $pageTitle are set in each page as they are used to determine menu selections, etc.. but these can easily be set manually.


This creates nice little log files for each day, that can be displayed, exported, imported, searched, etc…