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Install completely wiped out after changing theme


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Roobarb

Community Member, 17 Posts

24 August 2009 at 6:08am

Hi All,

Please help! I've sucessfully installed Silver Stripe and both sides have been working perfectly - the admin and the website.

So, I wanted to crack on with getting the design sorted out - so i went to the themes page - downloaded the theme dreamy (which is a good start for where i want the design to be).

I did EXACTLY as the theme page stated then updated the code line in _config.php to SSViewer::set_theme('dreamy'); - then did the ?flush=1.

Thats when it all when HORRIBLY wrong.

In Firefox the page goes to Page load error (see attached graphic for URL) and the URL changes to ...//install.php.

Sooooo - I thought ooo pooo - and changed the line in _config.php back to blackcandy - but that won't reload now either.

I've been working on the site all day today and no problems, and was just thinking how fantastic the system is - then this happens and I really am completely stuck!!!!!!

Why would it be asking for the install again when it was working perfectly before.

Can anyone help????

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Roobarb

Community Member, 17 Posts

26 August 2009 at 5:47am

Just to wrap this up.

There was no solution I could find appart from to reinstall.

I've stuck with the Black Candy theme and intend to sumply use that as a starting point for my design.

Sorry I couldn't find a good solution to pass on to anyone.