Post by labeshops » Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:21 am

When moving the storage folder manually after you install, there is an un-needed .DIR_SYSTEM in the path that needs to be removed.

You need to delete the .DIR_SYSTEM . in front of the path on the line in both config files. What is happening is though the instructions tell you to change the line to reflect the correct position of storage after you move it, with it calls the system directory, it mangles the link to repeat your root directory twice.

So in both config.php and admin/config.php change:

define('DIR_STORAGE', DIR_SYSTEM . '/path/instructions/giveyou/storage/');


define('DIR_STORAGE', '/path/instructions/giveyou/storage/');

Otherwise you get a lot of unable to locate errors in both front and backend.

Running Opencart v2.2 with multi-stores from which has links to all my stores.


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Post by straightlight » Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:25 am

You need to move your system/storage folder outside your public_html / www / htdocs folder(s) and create your storage folder by setting the folder permissions recursively to 0755 (if not working with 0755 - 077). Then, in your config.php and admin/config.php files, you need to make the adjustments accordingly for the new storage folder path. This should rectify the issue.

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Post by showandshine86 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:05 am

How do you do this is there a how to guide. Also could this be the reason behine me getting these errors on my site


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Post by IP_CAM » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:26 am

This could possibly solve your problem!
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Post by Lloydinator » Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:24 am

THANK YOU!!!!! This was hurting my head and I thought I was some kind of n00b for not understanding file systems or something. It just never made sense how Opencart couldn't find the folder.



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