Logging from Sitefinity

Sitefinity is a CMS from Telerik, implemented on top of ASP.NET. Like other content management systems build on top of ASP.NET, ELMAH is supported out of the box.

To install elmah.io in a Sitefinity web-site, start by opening the web-site in Visual Studio by selecting File | Open Web Site... and navigate to the Sitefinity projects folder (something similar to this: C:\Program Files (x86)\Telerik\Sitefinity\Projects\Default).

Right click the web site and install the elmah.io NuGet package or install it through Package Manager Console:

Install-Package elmah.io

During installation you will be prompted for your log id, available from the settings page of your log on elmah.io.

That's it! Uncaught errors in Sitefinity are logged to your elmah.io log. To test that the integration works, right click the web site and add a new Web Form named ELMAH.aspx. In the code behind file add the following code:

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    throw new ApplicationException();
}

Start the web-site and navigate to the ELMAH.aspx page. If everything works as intended, you will see the yellow screen of death and a new error will pop up on elmah.io.


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