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Changed Theme using Tutorial - CMS broken


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TerryMiddleton

29 March 2009 at 3:47am (Last edited: 29 March 2009 4:13am), Community Member, 108 Posts

I was going through the tutorial http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=themes:developing and did the step by step.

I uploaded the files and now when I go to mysite (http://63.247.208.15) I get redirected to the install

http://63.247.208.15//install.php

I then reset everything back to the way it was: _config.php back to blackcandy and I still get the same results

I also flush=1 and restarted my browser.

Have you seen this before. It must be something simple I did.

Terry

NOTE: I think I know what I did wrong but just don't know how to fix it.

When I uploaded the new theme, I also uploaded the _config.php file from mysite. I got a msg saying the file on the server has been changed since you last updated - I overwrote the _config.php file

The _config.php file probably had the information that was set when I originally did the install.

Is there a way to recreate this without having to reinstall? I installed the latest 2.3.1 version

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TerryMiddleton

29 March 2009 at 5:38am Community Member, 108 Posts

I figured it out. Luckily I had another installation on a different domain that I was able to look at the _config.php file to find out what the conext of the $databaseConfig section needed to look like and contain.

For anyone who wonders here's the info:

http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=database-support&s=databaseconfig

$databaseConfig = array(
"pdo" => "true",
"type" => "mysql",
"server" => "localhost",
"instance" => "",
"port" => "",
"username" => "username",
"password" => "password",
"database" => "database"
);

Hope this helps everyone if you get into the same snag.

Terry