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Debug php code on browser

December 04, 2019

In javascript, you can console.log(‘whatever”) in your browser for troubleshooting. However, in php code, a little bit trick is required to do so. Here are the steps:

    function debug_to_console($data) {
        $output = $data;
        if (is_array($output))
            $output = implode(',', $output);

        echo "<script>console.log('Debug Objects: " . $output . "' );</script>";
  1. In the line that you need to console log, add this code


  2. If what you need to debug is an object, you can also log it via


Open developer browser, and you should be able to see the console.log of the php object.

About Victor Leung

Software development professional with expertise in application architecture, cloud solutions deployment, and financial products development. Possess a Master's degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance. Highly skilled in AWS (Certified Solutions Architect Professional, Developer and SysOps Administrator), GCP (Professional Cloud Architect), Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes(CKA, CKAD, CKS, KCNA), and Scrum(PSM, PSPO) methodologies.

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