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Installing SilverStripe /

Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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Moving local install to live server

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Community Member, 11 Posts

29 September 2016 at 5:44pm


I have a local install on my wamp server with the path:


I have moved this install to the live server with the same path structure:


When I browse to mydomain/beta/abc/001 , I get a 'server error' page - I can't access /admin either. Interestingly the base tag is still referencing localhost??

The RewriteBase '/beta/abc/001' in my htaccess is still the same, so everything should work as the path is still the same. I have also created a new db and imported the data from my local db and updated the settings in mysite/_config.php

The only other way is doing a fresh install on the live server into the sub directory and start again, but I would like to avoid this if possible.



Community Member, 4 Posts

9 November 2016 at 1:27am

Edited: 09/11/2016 1:28am


RewriteBase should be related to URL in your browser. For example if URL is http://localhost/myProject/ then RewriteBase should be equal to '/myProject'.
When you move to PROD and URL is similar to - leave RewriteBase untouched. Of course if live site URL is like - you should adjust RewriteBase to '/' - works for me.

Probably you've uploaded your project with some cache files etc. If so, log in via SSH (putty for example) and flush cache from terminal level.

cd /path/to/your/project;
php ./framework/cli-script.php dev/build "flush=all";

should do the trick :)