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installation question


I am a newbie regarding the Vanilla Forum. Hope you can help with the following ...

I installed the Vanilla Forum application in a subfolder of my domain /forum.
However in the forum dashboard I always see :

How I can I update this url to just ?

Within ftp I installed the vanilla files here : /public_html/

What did I wrong during the installation?

Hope you can help.

Kind regards,


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    This is an an occasional problem with some hosts.

    To fix this add to conf/config.php

    $Configuration['Garden']['WebRoot'] = '';
    $Configuration['Garden']['StripWebRoot'] = '';

    grep is your friend.

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    x00x00 MVP
    edited November 2013

    really you host would better do it like so

    rather then the domains in the public_html which after all is the web root normally. You want separate web roots for each domain ideally.

    grep is your friend.

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    Thanks for the quick response. I updated the conf.php file but now it looks like all the css flies and so are not working properly :-(

    And yes I agree the host would be better set it up per domain ...

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    what does it say in network traffic / in the source for the paths of the css files?

    grep is your friend.

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    what is the url of the forum itself? I didn’t quite get you.

    grep is your friend.

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    @MvR said:
    but now it looks like all the css files and so are not working properly

    The website wants to pull yhe CSS from

    Did you clear the website cache and the browser cache?

    Then check the HTML source for where the CSS gets pulled from. And check network tab for Chrome and FireFox, like x00 said

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