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problem accessing backend cms


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29 December 2011 at 12:10am Community Member, 7 Posts


I've created a new theme, actually a copy of blackcandy.
I've modified the _config.php file to SSViewer::set_theme('newtheme');
And now I can't access the cms backend thru http://localhost/silverstripe/admin command. I can't log in because no form is displayed.
The system automatically redirects to http://localhost/silverstripe/Security/login?BackURL=%2Fsilverstripe%2Fdev%2Fbuild
and displays my new theme as i can find at http://localhost/silverstripe...
I have no control over the cms.
This happens every time I want to create a new theme.

Any ideas why?



29 December 2011 at 3:27am Forum Moderator, 1091 Posts

If it's an exact copy of BlackCandy, it should work, at least after a ?flush=all ... Make sure the $Form variable is present in the content area of the area, because that is what makes the (login)form appear. Make sure to flush again after you add it (if it's missing).


29 December 2011 at 7:55pm Community Member, 7 Posts

Thanks for your reply martimiz.
Yes, its finally working. I had this $Form variable on my custom Home Page page type...maybe that's why it didn't work in the first place.