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I am using Craft locally, at localhost:8888 with free MAMP. I am unable to upload images using the Assets uploader. The images in Assets were dropped in manually in their directory.

  • Permissions for Craft are 774 (/app, /config, /storage)
  • File system path: /Users/myuser/repos/craft-learn/craftapp/public/assets/i/artists/
  • URL: http://localhost:8888/assets/i/artists/
  • version 2.6.2958

What should I check?

Asset Upload Spins Endlessly

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    You definitely should check the response body of the request that uploads the file via Ajax with the developer console. There's probably a PHP notice or an error somewhere and you should be able to see it there. If it comes up empty, you can also try craft/storage/runtime/logs/phperrors.log logfile. Jan 13 '17 at 7:14
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    Have a look in craft/storage/runtime/logs, there you will find craft.log (probably alongside a few more numbered log files which are older) and a phperrors.log. You can get more details in your logs as well by enabling devMode in your config. You can read up on this here: craftcms.com/support/logs-and-backups Jan 13 '17 at 14:02
  • @AndrisSevcenko Thank you! Your suggestions to look that deeply brought me to find that i need to run MAMP Pro in an admin account. MAMP free in a standard user doesn't work for full CraftCMS functionality.
    – isral
    Jan 14 '17 at 20:43
  • @StephenHamilton Thank you! Your suggestion too to look that deeply brought me to find the solution described above.
    – isral
    Jan 14 '17 at 20:44
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    @isral for posterity it's probably worth writing your own solution as an answer an accepting it so that people who find this by a google search know what the answer to your specific issue was. Jan 15 '17 at 8:00
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The solution was to use MAMP Pro instead of MAMP free. i cannot answer with complete authority why, but MAMP Pro has abilities that MAMP free doesn't.

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