Log files are an important source of information as it comes to how your website is functioning. If users encountered errors or if there are activities that are important and need to be reported to the website maintainer log files are a developers 'weapon' of choice. Log files are an important source of information in your maintenance toolbox. But in Joomla there is no easy way to access your log files other then through FTP or via logging in to your hosting provider plesk or cpanel making it a task that is often skipped.
View and analyze your Joomla! log files the easy way!!!
ochLogFiles is a component that will make the Joomla! log files available from your Joomla! administrator environment. Just select the log file from a list of log files that you want to view and the contents are displayed on screen, ready for you to take action!
For advanced use cases it is even possible to delete old / archived log files or edit log files to remove old content that you have already analyzed.
Need frequent access to the same log file? Starting with version 1.2.0 you can add files to the side bar in a favorites overview. You can even add a file to the Favorites list that is outside your log files directory: ideal for handling files that for example have settings in them