Logs can be very helpful when troubleshooting and debugging issues on your WordPress sites. Viewing your access and WordPress error logs is pretty simple. Just navigate to <projectPath>/logs/ folder on your hard drive and open any log file in your favourite text editor.

<projectPath> default value is /Users/user/DevKinsta

WP logs

First on your site’s info page you need to enable WP_DEBUG option. Read more on wordpress.org

DevKinsta Enable WP_DEBUG



Access logs

Provides feedback of activity and performance of your sites.

It contains all requests processed by DevKinsta so when you open index.php of your site in a browser the request will immediately show up here with the following order:

  • Date and time
  • Request (Method and URI)
  • Status (HTTP error code or “200 OK” if everything’s fine) Learn more about HTTP response codes in our Knowledge Base.
  • Bytes sent
  • HTTP referer
  • User agent
  • HTTP X Forwarded for




[30/Dec/2020:13:49:35 +0000] "GET /wp-content/themes/twentytwentyone/assets/css/print.css?ver=1.0 HTTP/1.1" 200 2897 "http://testsite.local/?skip_cache=1" "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_16_0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/83.0.4103.119 Electron/9.0.5 Safari/537.36" "-"

Error logs



PHP-FPM logs



Service logs

# NGINX logs
docker logs -f devkinsta_nginx

# PHP-FPM logs
docker logs -f devkinsta_fpm

# MariaDB logs
docker logs -f devkinsta_db

# MailHog logs
docker logs -f devkinsta_mailhog