FirePHP logo What is Log_FirePHP ?

Log_FirePHP is a driver for PEAR::Log package. This driver enables you to log to your Firebug Console using a simple PHP method call.

What is FirePHP ?
You can know much more on visit official web site at Don't forget to visit also the FirePHP headquarters at to see other frameworks integration (such Zend, Symfony, ...)

What makes FirePHP different from other debugging methods ?
All data is sent via a set of X-FirePHP-Data response headers. This means that the debugging data will not interfere with the content on your page. Avoid echo, var_dump, print_r, that you could use/add and forget to remove once your debugging step is over !

Know more about the birth of a driver
I discovered FirePHP in September 2008 while I worked on a commercial project. It help me so much, that I've idea to wrote a driver for PEAR::Log package. Here are the timeline:


FirePHP 0.2.1 features supports.


Supported Platforms

Operating System independent.

Supported Browsers

Firefox 3

System Requirements

Required resources:

Optional resources: