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[Solved] website down BONK

edited March 2012 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.2

I need help i cant access my forum cause it comes to a page that says BONK Something funky happened. Please bear with us while we iron out the kinks.
how can i fix this it was working fine the other day can anyone help me heres a link to my website for you to see for your self

Best Answer

  • whu606whu606 I'm not a SuperHero; I just like wearing tights... Moderator
    Accepted Answer


    First thing is to get past the 'Bonk' message.

    You need to access the Vanilla/conf folder on your webserver, and

    if you are using vanilla >= 2.0.18 Put

    $Configuration['Garden']['Debug'] = TRUE; `

    and if its < 2.0.18 put

    `$Configuration['Garden']['Errors']['MasterView'] = 'deverror.master.php';`

    in your config.php file.

    This will give you a detailed error message, rather than the 'Bonk' one. Once you have that, either it will help you see what to do, or else you can post another question, asking specifically about the error.


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