Laravel 10 LogViewer: A Beautiful Log Viewer

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To ensure the stability and functionality of your online application, efficient logging and monitoring are required. Laravel 10, a popular PHP framework, provides developers with a robust tool called “LogViewer” that provides a visually beautiful and user-friendly interface for viewing and analysing logs from your application.

LogViewer makes it easier to track mistakes, fix problems, and obtain useful insights into the behaviour of your programme.

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In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use LogViewer in Laravel 10, a beautiful log viewer package that improves debugging and monitoring. We’ll walk you through the installation procedure, go through its capabilities, and show you how to use LogViewer to streamline your development workflow.

Let’s get started.

Laravel Installation

Open terminal and run this command to create a laravel project.

composer create-project laravel/laravel myblog

It will create a project folder with name myblog inside your local system.

To start the development server of laravel –

php artisan serve


Assuming laravel already installed inside your system.

What is LogViewer Package of Laravel?

Log files are vital in Laravel for diagnosing problems, monitoring application behaviour, and obtaining insights into how the application works. The LogViewer package is a third-party Laravel package meant to make reading and analysing log files easier.

It provides a user-friendly interface for developers to explore log entries, search for relevant information, and successfully troubleshoot issues.

Key Features of the Laravel LogViewer Package:

  • Log File Management
  • User-Friendly Interface
  • Search and Filtering
  • Highlighting and Formatting
  • Log Levels
  • Download and Export

LogViewer: Package Installation

Open project into terminal and run this composer command,

$ composer require arcanedev/log-viewer

It will install package into application.

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Once installation done, you must see a commands list of LogViewer in artisan command panel.

Open .env file and this line into it.


LogViewer: Generate Scaffolding Files

LogViewer composer package generates layout file, css file, config file etc. These all are the scaffolding files to make it working with great UI.

Open terminal and run this command.

Publish the Config and Translations Files

$ php artisan log-viewer:publish

If you are not able to publish files, you can publish it forcefully.

$ php artisan log-viewer:publish --force

Publishing the config only

$ php artisan log-viewer:publish --tag=config

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Application requirements & log files check

$ php artisan log-viewer:check

Everything is done! Great 🙂

Application Testing

Run this command into project terminal to start development server,

php artisan serve


Log-viewer dashboard view when there is no log available in application.

Unit Testing: Create Logs

Let’s add some test logs in application to test this log-viewer dashboard.

Open web.php file from /routes folder. Add these code into it.


use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Log;


Route::get("log-message", function () {

    $message = "This is a sample message for Test.";



Open URL into browser to hit this method.


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This will create a log file. Log file will be created inside /storage/logs with name like laravel-xxx-xxx-xxx.log.

Inside log file, data will be like.

[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.EMERGENCY: This is a sample message for Test.  
[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.ALERT: This is a sample message for Test.  
[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.CRITICAL: This is a sample message for Test.  
[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.ERROR: This is a sample message for Test.  
[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.WARNING: This is a sample message for Test.  
[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.NOTICE: This is a sample message for Test.  
[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.INFO: This is a sample message for Test.  
[2023-08-20 04:39:32] local.DEBUG: This is a sample message for Test.  

In this case you should see log-viewer dashboard as,

Logs Table

Single Log Detail

When we click on any log, it will open a single log detail page.

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