Error logs in OpenCart

Opencart administrators carry out lot of administrative works on their store using the admin panel. In all our past articles related to OpenCart administration category we had gone through many of such crucial operations like installation of new modules, sending news letters, setup of email accounts, setup promotional coupons, change themes of the store and many more such administrative tasks.

Now during each of those operations sometimes things fails or does not behave as expected. There could be many possible reasons for it. How does admin comes to know about what error has occurred or what is causing the failure? Answer is Error logs. Error logs contain most of the details related to all administrative operations carried out on store.

How to access error logs?

Log in to admin panel and navigate to Tools>Error Logs

It will open up windows where you can see all error logs from system. It will give you clear hint on possible causes for failure.


You can increase size of window from bottom right corner of window by dragging from that point.

ErrorLogs1This comes in handy when you install new modules and nothing happens or something breaks. Then you can figure out where exactly things gone wrong.

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