Access the Trace files box using Settings > oik trace options.
Trace files directory
To set up tracing you must specify the
Trace files directory where all trace files will be written.
If you’re tracing in a local development environment then it’s OK to trace to a directory accessible from the browser.
In a staging or live environment then you should either choose a folder that’s not accessible from the web or protect the directory from unauthorised users.
Do this for security reasons. You don’t want to inadvertently reveal important information such as a user’s passwords or secret keys.
Windows local development
For a local installation of WordPress in the
wordpress folder it’s OK to trace to a subdirectory:
bwtrace. You will be able to view files using your browser.
Live or staging server
For a live server running on Linux the
bwtrace directory is outside of the
public_html folder so shouldn’t be accessible from the web.
You will need to view trace files using