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How do you unit test plugins?

I have Codeception running on my local install without errors, but it's not yet actually doing anything. I am building several plugins and I can't figure out how you actually test a plugin? I have no ...
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Trouble running craft with docker

I'm trying to set up craft to run with the docker images provided here. When I run docker-compose build, it gets through a few lines in the Dockerfile and then stops with an invalid reference error ...
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Custom Aliases not working

I'm trying to setup aliases following the instructions in the docs, but I can't get them to work (for example they don't appear when setting paths for Assets). I copied and pasted the code exactly as ...
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New security key for existing database

I've been hunting through questions here, Discord, Craft docs for solutions for a boilerplate Craft CMS install. Because I want to include section & field configurations, I'm planning on importing ...
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Issue on new craft (craftcms3) setups: vendor Twig can't read system variable

After installing craft through composer, setting up the database and running craft setup, I have a craft application ready to go. When I go to settings/general, I always get a crash with following ...
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“Template not found: dashboard” error on setup

When setting up Craft CMS I get a 404 error page that says HTTP 404 - Not Found - yii\web\NotFoundHttpException Template not found: dashboard I am running MAMP (PHP 7.2.8 and MySql 5.7.23) on a Mac ...
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Correct setup for Craft 3 and Git

New to Craft and general novice full stop. I'm not sure about the correct way to use craft and git together. I currently use BitBucket for version control and have been using ExpressionEngine... so ...
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Craft CMS with local and flywheel setup?

I have been using this blog https://medium.com/@madebyraygun/a-quick-and-easy-local-environment-for-craft-3-4fd7c7ff5815 as a reference but I cannot seem to connect to my database and get Craft ...
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Use alias for site url based on root url defined as env var?

I was wondering if the following setup is a good practice. In my .env file I defined a single rootUrl var which contains the site root url like this: ROOT_URL="https://www.mydomain.test" In the ...
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Multiple backends on CraftCMS 3 - Problem with cpresources

We've got a AWS setup with an ELB in front, 2 varnish cache servers and 2 Craft CMS backends, with Redis for php sessions and Craft cache shared amongst the backend servers. We do not have sticky ...
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Craft CMS 3 Boilerpoint Web Project Setups Available?

Does anyone have any recommended boilerpoints or guides on setting up Craft CMS 3 with front-end tooling? Looking for an initial install to be setup properly with a preconfigured database, NPM, node....
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Craft 3 installation in git repository

I am looking for the best way of installing a fresh craft 3 project and making it a git repo. I tried the following: Option 1: first creating an empty new git repo clone the empty repo to my pc ...
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Craft 3 Setup: Testing Database Credentials Failed

I receive the following error message: Testing database credentials... failed: SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] No such file or directory and am not entirely too sure what I need to do to connect to this ...
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Workflow for re-using data structures and setups across projects?

I am wondering if there is a way to re-use pre defined field types and image crops over various Craft projects. I currently in the process of e.g. manually defining 20 different image crops I already ...
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What are the best practices for the development setup?

I've started with Craft developing all locally. The struggle for me when working locally was synchronizing the database and the backend assets with coworkers on the same project. In the last project ...
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PHP notice unserialize(): Unexpected end of serialized data

Ok so this is an incredibly wierd one and I have no idea how to explain the problem in just one sentence so I just put the error message as the title. So I am building a site with craft...in fact its ...
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Developing in Teams - What is the best Craft setup?

We are currently working on a Craft project with 3 developers. Our setup: 3 Local machines running Laravel Homestead and a local DB + Craft. 1 remote server holding Craft + db. Our workflow: We are ...
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Can someone help me with my site structure? Sections/Category setup

Thank you for your time and patience I'm a newbie to the Craft world. I've been all over the Craft Documentation and this site trying to figure out the best approach for a site I am putting together. ...
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localhost and root directory for multiple site installs

So I usually have multiple sites inside of my MAMP htdocs folder which I then access through localhost:8888/sitefolder. How would this work for a Craft set up? The only way I got my initial Craft site ...
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Installing Craft on Xampp

I'm trying to get a dev environment set up and have got stuck. I use Linux in the office and Windows at home. I simply wanted a basic LAMP stack to run craft on so I could develop locally. Given the ...
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What's the correct directory setup for Craft with Vanilla Forums?

I'm looking in to setting up a new site which has a Craft site in front of the open source version of Vanilla Forums. I'm a bit stuck on exactly where I should put vanilla though, and how to access it ...
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Ordering of products?

What is the best method to organise products, and subsequently the order of these products within a group? Currently I have setup a product type of Canine. I can access each of these products via a ...
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Barebones LEMP + Craft CMS walkthrough

No fancy deployment, version control etc etc. Just a cut and dry walkthrough on how to get Craft CMS up and running on a LEMP stack, does it exist? I'm fairly new to craft but have had no problem with ...
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Error when creating a Matrix or installing a Plugin

We have 2 computers with a new Craft Pro trial installation. The files are exactly the same on both computers. We both use the same DB with the same db.php config settings. We can both see the site ...
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Multisite: how to?

I have two small sites finished at front-end stage that are closely related. One is the product, one the brand. The two sites use the same css and js files and are mostly static pages in three ...
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Is it possible to get the md5 hash of Craft's latest version from the download server?

It is possible to programmatically download the latest version of craft. But is it also possible to get this file's md5 sum directly from the server? I'm thinking about something like this: http://...
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“Page not found. What’s worse, a hilarious 404 page can’t be found either.”

My file structure is: User/me/www/Craft-2.3.2644/ I am using MAMP and MAMP Points to this folder as my 'server root'. Everything inside and including my web root has 777 permissions. Inside this ...
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How do I set up a section of text on my home page to rotate through, rather than stay static?

I am a site owner who's new to Craft and whose site is nearing completion. I now realize I would like to have multiple versions of text rotate through in the box on the top of my home page, rather ...
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Can I reassign the client account?

I would like to give my client the client account, but first, I would like to assign my colleague as the client, just so we can see what the process looks like and see how our client will view Craft. ...
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PHP error after installation

After I install craft, I am getting the following error when trying to load the website including the admin page: PHP Stack trace: PHP 1. {main}() \aspace\index.php:0 PHP 2. require_once() \...
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URL rewrite not working

For some reason the CraftCMS URL rewrite is not working on GoDaddy shared hosting server. Currently by .htaccess file looks like this Options +FollowSymLinks -Multiviews <IfModule mod_rewrite.c&...
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Easy way to copy sections to a new install

Is there an way way to copy sections I have in an existing site to a new website I am doing with a fresh install? E.g. To Copy the News Channel Section and all the field types Also copy the structure ...
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Is there a way I can programmatically download the latest version of Craft?

If you have a base install script that you use to quickly turn out a new base install for Craft, it would be very useful for that script to be able to download the latest version of Craft when doing ...