24/7 Support: 800.608.6482

Get Started

Developer Docs


MivaScript Builtin Function, Miva Merchant 9+

Tag / Description

miva_openlog( ident, logopt, facility )

<mvt:assign name="g.return_value" value="miva_openlog( ident, logopt, facility )" />

Opens a connection to the log file and sets default behavior for all subsequent miva_writelog calls.


  • ident

    a string that will be prepended to all subsequent log messages. May be the empty string.

  • logopt

    a string containing a list of options. Each option may be any of the words listed below. Commas and/or spaces separate the options. An empty string is permitted.

  • facility

    The default facility code for subsequent messages. May be any one of the words listed below.

Return Values


This website uses cookies to identify visitors, track visitors to our website, store login session information and to remember your user preferences. By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies. Learn More.

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies. Learn More.


Miva believes that all online businesses should have access to a scalable ecommerce platform that can meet their unique business requirements. Miva offers PCI compliant ecommerce, hosting, and custom website design and development solutions. Miva customers have processed over $100 billion in online sales since 1997.

Copyright © 2016 Miva, Inc - All Rights Reserved   Privacy Policy | Store Policy

Contact Us
Receive Tips & Updates

Copyright © 2017 Miva, Inc - All Rights Reserved

Back To The Top