So how does this work? Step by step, here we go:
- Go to
YOURSITE/config/site_theme_paths.php and uncomment the following code:
Where it says “my_theme_handle”, replace that text with the folder name of your theme as seen in (root)/themes.
$v = View::getInstance();
- If you’re using a version of Concrete5 before v5.4.2, download the system_errors.php file and put it in your themes
/elements folder (something like
[root]/themes/your_theme/elements/system_errors.php). Otherwise, go to step 3.
- Open the view.php file in your theme. Above print_innerContent, paste the following code:
<?php Loader::element('system_errors', array('error' => $error)); ?>
- Go to
yoursite.com/login and test it out (enter a wrong password & you should see an error message). You can also visit the other pages (like
yoursite.com/fake_page) and see what the other error messages look like. Style them if necessary.
As a note, I have only been able to get this working on sites running Concrete 5.4.2+, but your results may vary.
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