All notable changes to DecaLog are documented in this changelog.
[3.8.0] - 2023-07-19
- Compatibility with WordPress 6.3.
- Datadog events logging now supports all events levels (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- The color for
shmoptest in Site Health is now gray to not worry to much about it (was previously orange).
- The url for console error remediation is wrong.
- Support for WP Activity Log plugin because it doesn't adhere to observability basic standards.
[3.7.1] - 2023-03-02
[3.7.0] - 2023-02-24
The developments of PerfOps One suite, of which this plugin is a part, is now sponsored by Hosterra.
Hosterra is a web hosting company I founded in late 2022 whose purpose is to propose web services operating in a European data center that is water and energy efficient and ensures a first step towards GDPR compliance.
This sponsoring is a way to keep PerfOps One plugins suite free, open source and independent.
- Compatibility with WordPress 6.2.
- It's now possible to define failsafe loggers right in the
wp-config.phpfile (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- Jaeger and Zipkin traces loggers now support SpanKind feature (thanks to YR Chen).
- It's now possible to add a custom service name for tracers using Jaeger thrift over HTTP format.
- New option to not report non-existent metrics.
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.8.0 to version 2.9.1.
- Improved browser logger for events.
- Fixed tags are now passed as global tags when tracing with Jaeger logger (thanks to YR Chen).
- Great resources improvement for WordPress installs where there's no monitoring needed (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- Improved loading by removing unneeded jQuery references in public rendering (thanks to Kishorchand).
- Some weird processes can try to delete null attachments, and it produces PHP warning (thanks to Axel Ducoron).
- In some edge-cases, detecting IP may produce PHP deprecation warnings (thanks to YR Chen).
- Some strings should not be translatable (thanks to Laurent Millet).
[3.6.3] - 2022-12-01
- [WP-CLI] Now, metrics are not sent by default when using command line (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- DecaLog may produce PHP errors with new versions of WP Activity Log (thanks to Axel Ducoron).
[3.6.2] - 2022-10-24
- [WP-CLI] Enabling/disabling listeners is not working properly (thanks to Alex Mozhey).
- [WP-CLI] Some messages have inconsistent upper/lower casing or success/warning prefix.
[3.6.1] - 2022-10-11
- [WP-CLI] A warning is now triggered when an outdated version of WP-CLI is detected.
- [WP-CLI] With outdated versions of WP-CLI, a PHP uncaught exception is thrown (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- Unable to use Plesk WordPress toolkit when Plesk WP-CLI is not up to date.
[3.6.0] - 2022-10-06
- Compatibility with WordPress 6.1.
- Compatibility with PHP 8.2.
- DecaLog can now warn about slow SQL queries - see "options" tab in plugin settings.
- It's now possible to collect SQL queries in traces (based on a suggestion from evoicefire) - see "options" tab in plugin settings.
- DecaLog now collects installed/updatable themes metrics (based on a suggestion from deltaecho07).
- It's now possible to add custom tags to each span in traces for Datadog, Grafana, Jaeger, NewRelic, Tempo and Zipkin loggers (based on a suggestion from YR Chen).
- DecaLog can now log all events triggered by WooCommerce status tools.
- [WPCLI] DecaLog can now log all events triggered in interactive wp-cli sessions.
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.6.0 to version 2.8.0.
- Improved and optimized launch of listeners.
- [WPCLI] The command
wp log listener list --detail=fullnow returns launch step too.
- [WPCLI] The results of
wp logcommands are now prefixed by the product name.
- Improved detection, loading and listening of WooCommerce.
- Live console with PHP 8 may be broken (thanks to stuffeh).
- In some rare conditions, Rotating Files logger may wrongly compute the file path or name.
- The trace span for logger purges may be attached to a wrong parent.
- Some listeners may not detect they need to be launched.
[3.5.1] - 2022-05-12
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.5.0 to version 2.6.0.
- Experimental: Elasticsearch V7-only support is now upgraded to V7/V8.
- A PHP error may be triggered when adding a new role to a user (thanks to Axel Ducoron).
[3.5.0] - 2022-04-22
- Compatibility with WordPress 6.0.
- New events when adding or removing a user role.
- A new filter allows now to exclude specific metrics for specific loggers (based on a suggestion from Jan Thiel).
- New icons in loggers list to show activated privacy options.
- Messages for database version downgrade/upgrade are much more precise.
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.3.4 to version 2.5.0.
- Site Health page now presents a much more realistic test about object caching.
- Improved favicon handling for new Google API specifications.
- Improved compatibility with Members plugin.
- Improved errors handling when creating incomplete loggers.
- Events about roles changes are wrongly reported (thanks to Valérie Galassi).
- The APCu test in option page may fail (thanks to Renaud Pacouil).
- PHP 8.1 compatibility changes have introduced side effect on HTML entities encoding (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- Callstack items are wrongly named (and ordered) in Loki logger.
[3.4.1] - 2022-01-17
- The Site Health page may launch deprecated tests.
[3.4.0] - 2022-01-17
- Compatibility with PHP 8.1.
- New logger to send events to Spatie Ray app.
- New listener for Redis Object Cache (thanks to Till Krüss for the help).
- Logo for bbPress in events list and viewer.
- Logo for MysQL DB in events list and viewer.
- Logo for MariaDB DB in events list and viewer.
- Logo for PostgreSQL DB in events list and viewer.
- Logo for Percona DB in events list and viewer.
- Html entities are now substituted for better readability in New Relic NR-Logs.
- Refactored cache mechanisms to fully support Redis and Memcached.
- Improved layout for WordPress traces viewer.
- Better events messages for lost password form submission.
- Improved APCu storage for loggers.
- Reduction of the events' level for the
wp_dieajax handler because it is not used consistently in the WordPress core (thanks to Jan Thiel for the suggestion).
- Updated DecaLog SDK from version 2.0.0 to version 2.0.2.
- Updated PerfOps One library from 2.2.1 to 2.2.2.
- Improved bubbles display when width is less than 500px (thanks to Pat Ol).
- Updated headers for drop-in and mu-plugin files.
- The console menu may display an empty screen (thanks to Renaud Pacouil).
- There’s a PHP error when reaching the checkout page of woocommerce with WP Activity Log activated (thanks to freshuk).
- Object caching method may be wrongly detected in Site Health status (thanks to freshuk).
- The "WordPress metrics collation" span is attached to the wrong parent.
- There may be name collisions with internal APCu cache.
[3.3.0] - 2021-12-07
- Compatibility with WordPress 5.9.
- New listener for Cavalcade (thanks to Jan Thiel for the suggestion).
- Internal viewers for events and traces display instance name in details screens.
- New button in settings to install recommended plugins.
- There's now
decalog_events_list_actions_for_ipfilters to add custom actions to events list view (thanks to Julio Potier for the suggestion).
- There's now
decalog_event_view_actions_for_phpbacktracefilters to add custom actions to single event viewer (thanks to Julio Potier for the suggestion).
- There's now
decalog_traces_list_actions_for_userfilters to add custom actions to traces list view (thanks to Julio Potier for the suggestion).
- There's no
decalog_trace_view_actions_for_wpfilters to add custom actions to single trace viewer (thanks to Julio Potier for the suggestion).
- In all internal viewers, country flags have the name of the country as alternative text.
- Adds OPcache compatibility for cluster/nodes environments - including Kubernetes.
- Adds, for consistency check, PHP versions and modules compatibility for cluster/nodes environments - including Kubernetes.
- Logo for WP-CLI in events list and viewer.
- Improved update process on high-traffic sites to avoid concurrent resources accesses.
- Better publishing frequency for metrics.
- Instance name is now propagated for all events and traces loggers (in context), even if it is not required by the corresponding service.
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.2.0 to version 2.3.4.
- Improved default values for "InfluxDB 2" logger.
- Improved way to detect instance name.
- Updated labels and links in plugins page.
- The loggers list displays wrong types for "crash analytics" and "alerting".
- OPcache events logging is wrong on clustered environments (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- The warning message about "debugging" class logger is not always displayed when it should be.
- The default index names for Elasticsearch and Elastic Cloud are inconsistent.
- The HTTP 204 error code sometimes returned by a Loki instance is wrongly interpreted.
- Name collisions or PHP errors can occur with plugins using outdated versions of Monolog library (like BackWPup).
- Clearing events by hook reference may be not logged (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- Unscheduling events may be not logged.
- Logging an event with a message containing SQL
selectmay be wrongly truncated in the
- In some edge cases, logging plugins updates may not work correctly.
- WordPress event viewer try to display request referrer even if it doesn't exist.
- Country translation with i18n module may be wrong.
- There's typos in
[3.2.0] - 2021-09-07
- New logger to send events to New Relic as NR-Logs.
- New logger to send events in Tracy bar.
- New logger to send metrics to New Relic.
- New logger to send traces to New Relic.
- New PerfOps One menu in the admin bar for quick actions.
- All cron-related events are now logged (schedule, unschedule and clear).
- There's now a warning box in all admin pages if a "debugging" logger is running.
- Logos for Action Scheduler and WooCommerce in events list and viewer.
- Logo for BuddyPress in events list and viewer.
- Logo for W3 Total Cache in events list and viewer.
- Logos for standard, Amelia and Forminator Stripe gateways in events list and viewer.
- DecaLog now propagates site domain in events and traces (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- It's now possible to hide the main PerfOps One menu via the
poo_hide_main_menufilter or each submenu via the
poo_hide_settings_menufilters (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- Design has been improved for the logger selector.
- Better layout for the "bot details" box when bot name or manufacturer is not detected.
- There may be name collisions for some functions if version of WordPress is lower than 5.6.
- The main PerfOps One menu is not hidden when it doesn't contain any items (thanks to Jan Thiel).
- In some very special conditions, the plugin may be in the default site language rather than the user's language.
- The PerfOps One menu builder is not compatible with Admin Menu Editor plugin (thanks to dvokoun).
[3.1.0] - 2021-08-11
- WordPress events list and viewer display component's logo if it is known.
- New redesigned UI for PerfOps One plugins management and menus (thanks to Loïc Antignac, Paul Bonaldi, Axel Ducoron, Laurent Millet, Samy Rabih and Raphaël Riehl for their invaluable help).
- There's now a
decalog_no_log_post_activityfilter to modify ability to log posts activities.
- DecaLog SDK self calls are removed from backtraces.
- The "Browser Console" logger has been improved (colors and concurrent accesses).
- In some conditions, the plugin may be in the default site language rather than the user's language.
- Displaying events in WordPress viewer may produce a PHP notice.
- There're some typos in the settings UI.
- There's a PHP warning while creating a "PHP Error Log" logger (thanks to Axel Ducoron).
- The "Browser Console" logger may not log all events in some rare cases.
- With WordPress 5.8 it is impossible to move and close boxes (events and traces).
[3.0.2] - 2021-06-22
- DecaLog is unable to work properly with BackWPup (thanks to Emil1).
[3.0.1] - 2021-06-22
- wp.org distribute a Release Candidate, not the 3.0.0 version.
[3.0.0] - 2021-06-22
- DecaLog now supports metrics collecting, forwarding and publishing.
- DecaLog now supports traces collecting and publishing.
- New WordPress traces viewer allowing to view traces right in the admin dashboard.
- New "metrics" tab in settings to list all currently collected metrics.
- New "self-registration" tab in settings to list all currently self-registered components.
- DecaLog now collects extended metrics for: PHP, WordPress core, database, WordPress multisite and plugins / themes.
- DecaLog now collects minimalist metrics for Wordfence.
- DecaLog now collects extended traces for WordPress core and plugins / themes using WordPress DecaLog SDK.
- New logger to send events to Datadog.
- New logger to send metrics to a Prometheus instance (via Pushgateway).
- New logger to publish metrics as endpoint for Prometheus polling.
- New logger to send metrics to InfluxDB Cloud or on-premise InfluxDB 2 instance or cluster.
- New logger to send metrics to Datadog via Datadog agent.
- New logger to send traces to a Jaeger collector.
- New logger to send traces to a Zipkin instance.
- New logger to send traces to Grafana Cloud via Grafana agent.
- New logger to send traces to Datadog via Datadog agent.
- New logger to store traces in WordPress database or with APCu.
- [WP-CLI] New command to list, dump or get metrics: see
wp help log metricsfor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to list self registered components: see
wp help log selfregfor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to activate/deactivate endpoint authentication: see
wp help settingsfor details.
- [BC] The version of DecaLog API is now
- Deactivating or deleting DecaLog now removes MU-plugin and dropin function.
- Redesigned loggers list.
- The WordPress logger now accepts "APCu" as storage engine, in addition to "Database".
- Upgraded Lock library from version 2.1 to version 2.2.
- Improved internal IP detection: support for cloud load balancers.
- [WP-CLI] All commands now support the
- [WP-CLI] The
wp log logger listcommand now accepts a logger id or logger type as filter parameter.
- [WP-CLI] The
wp log listener listcommand now accepts a listener id as filter parameter.
- [WP-CLI] The
wp log type listcommand now accepts a logger type as filter parameter.
- [WP-CLI] The
wp log statuscommand now returns SDK version too (if SDK in is in use).
- [WP-CLI] Updated documentation.
- Wordfence listener is much more precise while logging events.
- The Stackdriver logger is now named "Google Cloud Logging" to follow Stackdriver rebranding.
- [WP-CLI] The
wp log sendcommand doesn't set an exit code in case of failure.
- [WP-CLI] Typos in inline help.
- Messages may be wrongly truncated in live console.
- Detecting database version on WordPress prior to 5.5 generates an error (thanks to Sébastien Gastard).
- Saving a page from the Divi builder may trigger an error when W3 Total Cache is activated.
[2.4.2] - 2021-03-01
- Some currently unused logger types (will be in next release).
[2.4.1] - 2021-03-01
- [WP-CLI] Changing the color scheme for the
tailcommand is now done via the
- [WP-CLI] There's an error in the
tailcommand synopsis (thanks to aspsa).
- Site Health may produce PHP notice while listing loggers details.
[2.4.0] - 2021-02-25
- New logger to send crash reports to Bugsnag.
- New logger to send crash reports to Raygun.
- New logger to send exceptions to Google (Universal) Analytics.
- New logger to send logs to an Elasticsearch instance.
- New logger to send logs to a Loki instance.
- New logger to send logs to Grafana Cloud service.
- New listener for bbPress.
- New listener for BuddyPress.
- New listener for Action Scheduler library.
- New listeners for Stripe gateways (standard, Amelia and Forminator) libraries.
- New 'environment' context metadata for all external loggers.
- Compatibility with WordPress 5.7.
- New setting to override live console and local access privileges when in development or staging environments (thanks to sebastienserre for the suggestion).
- New automatic bootstrap listener allowing to catch PHP events occurring before DecaLog is loaded.
- It's now possible to filter by session ID in WordPress events viewer.
- The current session user blinks in WordPress events viewer.
- Core listener now reports stuck/unstuck posts.
- New "early-loading auto diagnostic" in Site Health.
- The WordPress events viewer allows to manage sessions for a user if Sessions plugin is installed.
- When OPcache API is restricted by
restrict_apiconfiguration directive, OPcache configuration is no more monitored.
- Detection of PHP version upgrade/downgrade now takes care of web vs. command-line difference.
- Detection of OPcache configuration changes now takes care of web vs. command-line difference.
- DecaLog now propagates
sessionIDfor all loggers supporting it.
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.0.2 to version 2.2.0.
- Consistent reset for settings.
- Improved translation loading.
- Now detects and emits warning when a call is sandboxed (theme/plugin editor, for instance).
- Improved display in WordPress event viewer when backtraces are not available.
logcommand have now a definition and all synopsis are up to date.
- The display of verb labels in events viewer has been improved.
- Better PHP introspection and backtrace cleaning, parsing and rendering.
- Check on "mandatory" processors are now done for loggers which need it.
- Improved hash handling and reporting for users and IPs.
- Improved self monitoring to handle loggers internal errors.
- Code refactoring led to a huge execution speed gain: DecaLog is now 30% faster.
- Improved message for deleted posts/pages in core listener.
- Elastic Cloud logger is renamed for better consistency.
- Now fully detects versions for MariaDB, Percona, MySQL and PostgreSQL (and so, fully detects migrations and upgrades).
- [SEC002] The password for Elastic Cloud logger is in plain text in "Site Health Info" page.
- DecaLog doesn't correctly honour previous error handler calls (thanks to ajoah).
- DecaLog jams the plugin/theme editor while editing PHP files (thanks to ajoah).
- In Site Health section, Opcache status may be wrong (or generates PHP warnings) if OPcache API usage is restricted.
- PHP notice when trying to display details for "System auto-logger".
- DecaLog may log multiple times a change about environment type.
- When disabling "early loading", the mu-plugin is not always removed.
- DecaLog internal watchdog as it is no longer necessary.
[2.3.0] - 2020-11-23
- Supports for new application passwords events (WordPress 5.6 and higher).
- Compatibility with WordPress 5.6.
- Improvement in the way roles are detected.
- Console now starts automatically in the admin dashboard if checked.
- Anonymous proxies, satellite providers and private networks are now fully detected when IP Locator is installed.
- Better web console layout.
- [SEC001] User may be wrongly detected in XML-RPC or Rest API calls.
- Deleting a comment may trigger an error (thanks to jimmy19742).
- When site is in english and a user choose another language for herself/himself, menu may be stuck in english.
- When shared memory is not available, it is wrongly reported as an emergency.
[2.2.2] - 2020-10-16
- The DecaLog menus may be hidden when they should be visible (thanks to Emil1).
[2.2.1] - 2020-10-13
- Hardening (once again) IPs detection.
- Prepares PerfOps menus to future 5.6 version of WordPress.
- [WP_CLI] The command
wp log type list --format=tablesometimes triggers an error.
- The remote IP can be wrongly detected when in AWS or GCP environments.
[2.2.0] - 2020-10-11
- DecaLog now integrates Spyc as yaml parser.
- DecaLog now warns user when "DEBUG" level is chosen for a logger.
- Strongly improved yaml and json output for
wp log type list,
wp log logger listand
wp log listener list.
- For loggers allowing it, default level is now "INFO" (it was previously "DEBUG").
- [WP-CLI] Improved documentation.
- The remote IP can be wrongly detected when behind some types of reverse-proxies.
- [WP-CLI] The
wp log type list --format=jsonfails to render right json output.
[2.1.0] - 2020-10-05
- [WP-CLI] PHP shmop module status added to the
wp log statuscommand.
- [WP-CLI] With some PHP configurations, there may be a (big) delay in the display of lines.
- In wp-cli help, some arguments are not described.
- Some typos in wp-cli help.
[2.0.1] - 2020-10-03
- Improved IP detection (thanks to Ludovic Riaudel).
- Improved orders and sections in "options" settings tab.
- Console source code is not fully compatible with PHP 7.2.
[2.0.0] - 2020-09-30
- New live console-in-browser to see events as soon as they occur.
- [WP-CLI] New command to display (past or current) events in console: see
wp help log tailfor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to display DecaLog status: see
wp help log statusfor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to send messages to running loggers: see
wp help log sendfor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to toggle on/off main settings: see
wp help log settingsfor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to manage loggers (list, start, pause, clean, purge, remove, add and set): see
wp help log loggerfor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to view available logger types (list and describe): see
wp help log typefor details.
- [WP-CLI] New command to manage listeners (list, enable, disable and auto-listening on/off): see
wp help log listenerfor details.
- New tab in plugin settings for WP-CLI commands.
- New Site Health "info" section about shared memory.
- A warning is shown in the settings page if
shmopPHP module is not enabled.
- The PHP listener now takes care of activated/deactivated modules between web server and command-line configurations.
- The consistency checker has been improved.
- Improved layout for language indicator.
- If GeoIP support is not done via IP Locator, the flags are now correctly downgraded to emojis.
- Improved file names and paths normalization in backtraces.
- In WordPress viewer, the client detail is now "Local shell" if the call is made from local command-line.
- Admin notices are now set to "don't display" by default.
- The integrated markdown parser is now Markdown from Carsten Brandt.
- The rotating file logger wrongly skips events when sent from external process.
- For some logger types the minimal level may be wrongly set to "debug" at creation.
- Some typos in processors' names.
- The WordPress viewer may display wrong details about "generic" devices.
- The call to OPcache functions may trigger a PHP warning.
- With Firefox, some links are unclickable in the Control Center (thanks to Emil1).
- The "HTTP request" box of WordPress viewer is no more displayed if the event is triggered from local command-line.
- It's no more possible to modify/remove/start/pause a system logger.
- Parsedown as integrated markdown parser.
[1.14.0] - 2020-09-04
- New logger to send logs to Sumo Logic cloud-syslog.
- New listener for UpdraftPlus Backup/Restore plugin.
- New listener for iThemes Security plugin.
- Detection of environment type changes (feature introduced in WordPress 5.5).
- The Syslog logger can now send extended timestamps (RFC5424) if needed.
- The positions of PerfOps menus are pushed lower to avoid collision with other plugins. (thanks to Loïc Antignac).
- The selector for WordPress events logs is now sorted: running first, paused after (thanks to Loïc Antignac).
- Some typos in "add a logger" screen.
[1.13.0] - 2020-07-20
- Compatibility with WordPress 5.5.
- Optimized early loading.
- Improved installation/uninstallation and activation/deactivation processes.
- In WordPress logger, the shown columns are now automatically set.
- Uninstalling the plugin may produce a PHP error (thanks to Emil1).
- In some conditions, some tables may not be deleted while uninstalling.
- The screen options in WordPress logger (as it is now automatically set).
[1.12.8] - 2020-07-15
- PHP deprecated warning emitted while debugging WordPress cache.
- The WordPress events may be not purged when it should be (thanks to Emil1).
[1.12.7] - 2020-06-29
- Full compatibility with PHP 7.4.
- Automatic switching between memory and transient when a cache plugin is installed without a properly configured Redis / Memcached.
- The WordPress events may be wrongly purged when '0' is set as a limit (thanks to Emil1).
[1.12.6] - 2020-05-15
- Supports now Wordfence alerting system inconsistency.
- When used for the first time, settings checkboxes may remain checked after being unchecked.
[1.12.5] - 2020-05-05
- The WordPress events tables are now deleted when plugin is uninstalled.
- There's an error while activating the plugin when the server is Microsoft IIS with Windows 10.
- Some tabs may be hidden when site is switched in another language.
- With Microsoft Edge, some layouts may be ugly.
- The "channel" starting the "message" from Stackdriver formatter, because channel is now usable as "summary field" in Stackdriver interface.
[1.12.4] - 2020-04-10
- Improved way to handle fatal errors in PHP listener.
- "Updated user" messages have now "INFO" type (was "NOTICE" previously).
- "Logged-in user" messages have now "NOTICE" type (was "INFO" previously).
- Some main settings may be not saved.
[1.12.3] - 2020-04-07
- Forces mu-plugin dir creation if it doesn't exist.
- The doc blocks of some classes wrongly reference Fluentd (thanks to Nicolas Juen).
[1.12.2] - 2020-04-07
- Removes the mu-plugin to the plugin update list.
[1.12.1] - 2020-04-07
- The version number of the mu-plugin is wrong.
[1.12.0] - 2020-04-07
- New logger to send logs to Elastic Cloud / Elastic Cloud Enterprise.
- New logger to send logs to Sematext.
- New option to early load DecaLog as a mu-plugin.
- Full integration with IP Locator.
- There's now a flag for each IP address in WordPress events logs (when a GeoIP detection handler is installed).
- The settings page has now the standard WordPress style.
- Better styling in "PerfOps Settings" page.
- In site health "info" tab, the boolean are now clearly displayed.
- Displaying of IPv6 addresses has been improved.
- The update indicator is sometimes hidden.
- If there's no GeoIP detection handler, a wrong flag is shown for public IPs.
- An error may appear when updating plugin's empty tables.
- Some placeholders (in text input) may have a wrong example value.
- Dependency to "Geolocation IP Detection" plugin. Nevertheless, this plugin can be used as a fallback solution.
- Flagiconcss as library. If there's no other way, flags will be rendered as emoji.
- Integrated migration helpers prior to 1.9.x.
[1.11.0] - 2020-03-09
- New logger to send logs to Google Stackdriver via Google-Fluentd.
- Improved IP detection for multi-proxying.
- Double quotation mark
"is now replaced by a left double quotation mark
“in event message, context and extra.
- Single quotation mark
'is now replaced by a grave accent in event message, context and extra.
- "HTTP request" reported details have been fully redesigned.
- Better styling in "PerfOps Settings" page.
- In some cases, the referer and method are wrongly detected.
- In some cases, the "screen options" tab may be invisible.
[1.10.0] - 2020-03-01
- New listener for Wordfence plugin.
- Full integration with PerfOps One suite.
- Compatibility with WordPress 5.4.
- New menus (in the left admin bar) for accessing features: "PerfOps Records" and "PerfOps Settings".
- The shutdown action of APCu Manager can cause a PHP notice in DecaLog.
- Compatibility with WordPress versions prior to 5.2.
- Old menus entries, due to PerfOps integration.
[1.9.1] - 2020-02-13
- The method for remote IP detection has been improved.
- All loggers are now paused when deactivating/reactivating DecaLog (thanks to jimmy19742).
- Warning is generated when WP Security Audit Log set out-of-scope severity levels.
[1.9.0] - 2020-01-22
- New listener for WP-Optimize plugin.
- New listener for Redirection plugin.
- Full compatibility with Device Detector.
- Full compatibility with APCu Manager.
- The user-agent is now collected as an extra field when HTTP request is selected as reported details.
- In WordPress logger, if Device Detector is installed, a new box displays device, bot or client details.
- In WordPress logger, if GeoIP is installed, a flag is displayed after the "from" IP.
- The number limit of items in traces is now fixed at 40.
- Typos in developer's documentation.
- The self reference in recorded stack traces.
[1.8.0] - 2020-01-02
- Full compatibility (for internal cache) with Redis and Memcached.
- Using APCu rather than database transients if APCu is available.
- New Site Health "status" sections about OPcache and object cache.
- New Site Health "status" section about i18n extension for non
- New Site Health "info" sections about OPcache and object cache.
- New Site Health "info" section about the plugin itself.
- New Site Health "info" section about loggers settings.
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.0.1 to version 2.0.2.
- The SQL listener now generates multiple critical errors if there's more than one SQL error during page rendering.
- Updating plugin from prior versions may generates a (innocuous) warning.
[1.7.2] - 2019-12-18
- Error message field can now handle up to 64K characters in WordPress events logs.
- Traces can now contain up to 64K characters in WordPress events logs.
- All fields can now handle emojis.
- The cleaning cron job is now launched hourly.
- Some debug events might be ignored when they shouldn't.
- Some plugin options may be not saved when needed (thanks to Lucas Bustamante).
[1.7.1] - 2019-12-12
- Improved layout for mobile usage.
- In rare conditions, displayed/hidden columns in WordPress logger are not saved.
[1.7.0] - 2019-12-03
- Full compatibility with MailArchiver.
- The status of the user in the event viewer is now clearly visible.
- Removing a WordPress logger may produce a wrong backtrace.
- The selector for number of displayed lines (in WordPress logger) show sometimes a wrong value.
- As a result of the Plugin Team's request, the auto-update feature has been removed.
[1.6.1] - 2019-11-22
- Upgraded Monolog library from version 2.0.0 to version 2.0.1.
- Events for
wp_ajax_sample_permalinkhook are now rendered at debug level.
- The events levels from WP Security Audit Log listener are now more consistent.
- Unit symbols and abbreviations are now visually differentiated.
- There's now a non-breaking space between values and units.
- Some very long fields may be displayed outside the box in the WordPress events logs.
- With some OPcache configurations there may be PHP warning in "CoreListener".
- Some cached items may not be deleted when needed.
[1.6.0] - 2019-11-11
- New listener for WooCommerce plugin.
- New listener for Jetpack plugin.
- New listener for WP Security Audit Log plugin.
- New listener for W3 Total Cache plugin.
- New listener for WP Super Cache plugin.
- New logger to send logs to Solawinds Loggly.
- New logger to send logs to Logentries / insightOps.
- New "Content" box in event viewer (for WordPress events logs) to display detailed error code and message.
- PHP listener now detects all OPcache resets or status changes.
- Message size (for WordPress events logs) has been increased from 1000 to 7500 characters.
- Improved display for message column in WordPress events logs.
- Upgraded Feather library from version 4.22.1 to version 4.24.1.
- The PHP and WordPress backtraces are now cleaned from DecaLog and Monolog references.
- The name and help message for backtraces settings are more clear.
- cURL timeouts have now an "error" level (it was previously a "critical" one).
- Non blocking HTTP request may sometimes generate a "Global Timeout" event in core listener (thanks to Julio Potier).
- Changelog date of version 1.5.3 is wrong.
- [PRV001] In case of failed login, the username may appear in clear text logs even if pseudonymisation is activated.
[1.5.3] - 2019-11-01
- The message for PHP upgrading/downgrading was wrongly named "WordPress" (instead of "PHP").
- A PHP notice may appear when enqueuing some plugin assets.
[1.5.2] - 2019-10-24
- Normalization of cache IDs to avoid name collisions.
- Developer's documentation modified as wp.org now allows PHP7.1+ code.
- Some cached elements may be autoloaded even if not needed.
- [MultiSite] The "what's new?" screen is only viewable by network admin.
- [MultiSite] Action link in sites list for network admins.
- [MultiSite] Action link in "my sites" for local admins.
[1.5.1] - 2019-10-05
- New logo, more in line with the plugin topic.
- The (nag) update message has now a link to display changelog.
[1.5.0] - 2019-10-04
- Compatibility with WordPress 5.3.
- It's now possible to use public CDN to serve DecaLog scripts and stylesheets (see Settings | DecaLog | Options).
- Finally better IP reporting with local address fallback.
- Improved information message when in developer preview or release candidate version.
- The right logo is now displayed in the "about box".
- "Compatibility Mode" for Monolog 2, as wp.org now allows PHP7.1+ code.
[1.4.1] - 2019-09-17
- Better IP reporting with local address fallback.
- Better timezone detection for multisites.
- In some cases, the remote IP is not correctly set (for sites behind a proxy).
[1.4.0] - 2019-09-13
- Full support for User Switching plugin.
- New events in core listener for posts (trashed, untrashed, drafted, draft saved, published, privately published, scheduled, unscheduled, pending review).
- New events in core listener for comments (created, updated, deleted, marked as "spam", marked as "not spam", trashed, untrashed, approved, unapproved, duplicate triggered).
- New events in core listener for menus (created, updated, deleted, item added, item updated).
- New events in core listener for users (updated, role added).
- New events in WPMU listener for users (marked as "spam", marked as "not spam").
- The core listener can now detect plugin and theme installations/updates.
- The core listener can now detect translations updates.
- Plugin activation/deactivation give the full plugin name (instead of its slug).
- Events regarding "options" and "transients" now differentiate site/network operations.
- Events relating to HTTP error codes (outbound requests) are now classified according to their severity.
- The word "blog" has been replaced by "site" in events messages.
- Some help strings have been modified to be more clear.
- Lower severity of serialized json messages (triggered by
wp_diehandler) from criticial to debug.
- "Switch Blog" event (for WPMU) because lack of documentation.
- PHP notice when accessing a multisites log as a local admin.
- PHP notice when displaying an event with no backtrace.
- Removing a user of a site may produce an inconsistent log message.
[1.3.0] - 2019-09-11
- New listener for WordPress multisite specific events.
- New listener for htaccess Server-Info & Server-Status plugin.
- Links to support, site and GitHub repository in plugin list.
- New class (Decalog\Logger) to use as a standard PSR-3 logger (for plugins and themes developers).
- New shortcodes to query the plugin statistics.
- WordPress release now excludes GitHub .wordpress-org directory.
- A WordPress logger may record log in the wrong table in multisites instances.
[1.2.1] - 2019-09-05
- Pushover logger now allows to set socket timeout.
- Watchdog (for self listening) is now fully operational for PHP and MySQL channels.
- ChromePHP logger header size limit is unsuitable for the most recent Chromium versions (thanks to dotMastaz).
[1.2.0] - 2019-08-31
- The WordPress listener can now detect version upgrading/downgrading.
- The PHP listener can now detect version upgrading/downgrading.
- The PHP listener can now detect extensions activation/deactivation.
- The database listener can now detect version upgrading/downgrading.
- The plugin now embeds its own inline help (help tab in all screens).
- Upgraded Monolog version from 2.0.0-beta-2 to 2.0.0.
- In a multisite, a non-admin user was able to read the name of a logger (not its content).
[1.1.1] - 2019-08-29
- Better 'Page not found' detection and report.
- Better handling of malformed
- 'Component' become 'source' in WordPress events viewer.
- Some events have new levels and/or messages to comply with rules described in
- WordPress formatter may (wrongly) emit warnings when source ip is unknown.
[1.1.0] - 2019-08-28
- A test message can now be sent to a specific logger, from the loggers list.
- Status (in loggers list) have now their own column.
- Polishing loggers list.
- DecaLog admin pages no longer render emoji.
- The section "install from GitHub" has been removed from
- Url of the EFF website was wrong in
[1.0.1] - 2019-08-26
- Language file (
.pot) is updated.
- Main file has now a consistent GPL version license.
- In admin dashboard,
&character is now outputted in UTF, not with its HTML entity equivalent.
- Erroneous date in
- Wrongly rendered unordered lists in
[1.0.0] - 2019-08-26
Do you want to make DecaLog a better plugin or improve WordPress observability? Whether you are a developer or not, you can help me to do it...
Support & Help
I’ll be glad to help you if you encounter issues with DecaLog. Just use the support section of the WordPress directory.