Easy Magento Bug Tracking With Raygun

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If you operate an online store powered by Magento, the last thing you’ll want is potential customers abandoning their purchases due to errors in your online store – that means lost revenue for you and frustrated customers, so we’d expect you would be pretty pleased if you could be notified of problems right away, giving you the best Magento bug tracking solution available.

Luckily, the awesome people at Springtimesoft have helped create the official Raygun provider for Magento stores, which is available on Magento Connect right now.


  • Simple Magento admin section to configure the extension and set up your API key
  • Ability to toggle asynchronous error sending
  • Adds Magento version and user details for easier debugging
  • Supports Magento 1.7 & later
  • Uses Raygun4PHP

As usual, it’s simple to set this up with your Raygun account.

How to set up Raygun with Magento

Instructions for Magento Connect:

Copy the extension key into the Magento Connect installer and hit the install button.

Instructions for Composer:

Add or update your composer.json in the root of your Magento install:

    "name": "yourcompany/your-magento-project",
    "repositories": [
            "type": "vcs",
            "url": "https://github.com/springtimesoft/springtimesoft_raygun"
    "require": {
        "magento-hackathon/magento-composer-installer": "*",
        "springtimesoft/springtimesoft_raygun": "*"
        "magento-root-dir": "./",
        "magento-force": true

Then run….

composer update

followed by….

composer install

See https://github.com/magento-hackathon/magento-composer-installer for more information.

Instructions for Modman:

From the Modman wiki:

$ modman init
$ modman clone https://github.com/springtimesoft/springtimesoft_raygun.git

Instructions for manual install:

Get a .zip file of the extension contents.

Extract the .zip file in the root of your Magento install.


Clear the Magento Cache by navigating to System > Cache Management and refreshing Configuration and Layouts.

Next log out and then back in, this is to prevent a 404 error from occurring when accessing the configuration page.

Now navigate to System > Configuration > Springtimesoft > Raygun and enter your Raygun API key. Adjust other options as necessary.

Thanks to our friends at Springtimesoft you’ll be zapping errors in your Magento store in no time, so download the provider from the Magento Connect store today. If you haven’t tried Raygun yet, there’s a 14 day trial available – no credit card required.