Page Not Found

Installed locally on Win 10 with Mamp Pro for Windows

Install went smoothly, control panel works fine. However when I go to visit the forums I get Page Not Found. I searched the forums but could not find a solution.

Also in settings when I go to Layout there are no options to choose from, just a save button.

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  • AdrianAdrian Wandering Spirit Montreal Vanilla Staff

    @createsean can you confirm you are using the stable release located here. If you just took it from Github, there are extra build steps: https://open.vanillaforums.com/discussion/36708/the-git-version-of-vanilla-no-longer-ships-pre-built-frontend-assets

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  • createseancreatesean Toronto New

    Yes I downloaded the pre-compiled version

  • AdrianAdrian Wandering Spirit Montreal Vanilla Staff
    edited October 2018

    @createsean can you try these steps:

    https://docs.vanillaforums.com/developer/troubleshooting/

    Please share any errors you get/see.

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  • createseancreatesean Toronto New

    @Adrian I did the troubleshooting and no dice. The only one I didn't try was running /utility/update cause I couldn't find the upgrade instructions as indicated in the troubleshooting guide.

    Interestingly despite seeing 2.6.3 on the install screen config.php lists the version as: 2.4.201

  • AdrianAdrian Wandering Spirit Montreal Vanilla Staff
    edited October 2018

    I agree it should be clearer - I’ll make a note to add to see read me. The update instructions are as below from the readme

    Follow these steps to upgrade Vanilla when a new stable release is announced. These instructions assume you're using SFTP to manually copy files to a server.

    Please consider using maintenance mode before running database updates if your database is very large (millions of users or comments).

    Backup your database, .htaccess and conf/config.php file somewhere safe.
    Upload the new release's files so they overwrite the old ones.
    Delete all files in /cache (except .htaccess if you use Apache).
    Follow all version-specific instructions below. It is critcal you delete the listed files.
    Go to example.com/utility/update to run any database updates needed. (404? See next paragraph.) If it fails, try it a second time by refreshing the page.

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

    @Adrian

    I raised this as an issue on Github a while ago:

    https://github.com/vanilla/vanilla/issues/7262
    https://github.com/vanilla/vanilla/issues/7263

    I can confirm that the issue is still the same in 2.6.3, and that it is still not possible to enable applications.

    @createsean

    Go to the dashboard and enable any plugin, and the Vanilla plugin should automatically enable.

    Adrian
  • AdrianAdrian Wandering Spirit Montreal Vanilla Staff

    @whu606 I did an open source install for a friend 3 days ago and did not run into this, but thanks for bringng it to my attention. I’ll mention this to Linc on Monday, if he doesn’t see it before...

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

    @Adrian

    Could be my setup, I guess, although others have experienced the same issue with XAMPP local installs.

    I'm using XAMPP on a Windows 10 PC.

  • createseancreatesean Toronto New
    edited October 2018

    @whu606 said:
    @Adrian

    Go to the dashboard and enable any plugin, and the Vanilla plugin should automatically enable.

    I enabled 2 plugins: flagging and all viewed, but this did not change anything. I still get page not found.

    Again windows 10 and Mamp Pro for windows.

    -- EDIT --
    Refreshed browser a couple of times and all is good now. Thanks @whu606 and @Adrian

    Adrian
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