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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about Solder

[block:api-header] { "title": "Solder isn't working, what's wrong?" } [/block] You tried accessing Solder but it just isn't working for some reason? Take a look at the most recent entries on the `storage/logs/laravel.log` file, which is where Solder logs errors to. If you still can't figure it out, hop into our Discord server for help. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "\"Error in exception handler\"" } [/block] This means that the Solder application cannot properly create an error page This is most likely 90% of the time a file permissions issue with the Solder install. You need to give access your web server user/group to allow it to serve/create files. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Debug mode", "body": "You can turn on \"debug\" in your `.env` file, with `APP_DEBUG=true`. This will give you more information about the error.\n\nMake sure to disable it again when Solder is ready for use." } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "\"MD5 hashing failed. URL incorrect?\"" } [/block] This means that Solder failed at attempting to generate a MD5 hash. Please double check your "repo location" and "mirror url" settings, as well as the file permissions for your repo. The web server user/group require read/execute permissions for the mods to be able to hash them. A more detailed explanation of why the file failed can be found in your Solder logs located at "storage/logs"