no dasboard after installing local with WAMP

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I installed concrete5 local on a Windows 10 computer and using WAMP Server. After installation I can'nt adit pages, login and dashboard is empty. How could I get this working?
Many thanks.
Peter

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stewblack23 replied on at Permalink Reply
stewblack23
Hey Ishtar

Try restarting the WAMP server and see if that fixes it. Also look in your developer tools console and PHP logs and see what errors popup. I had a lot of problems with WAMP over the years so a few years back I moved to MAMP Pro 4.0 and my local development has been smooth sailing with C5 installs.
Ishtar replied on at Permalink Reply
Dear StewBlack23,

Thank you for your answer! I installed Mamp and had the same problem, so the problem is somewhere else. Where could I find the logs, I couldn't find it at the Server configuration: when I click on PHPinfo under tools I don't see log information?
Do you hae an idea what is the problem? Maybe the link to the dasboard somewhere?
Many thanks,
Peter
mnakalay replied on at Permalink Reply
mnakalay
it sounds as if you have a page rendering problem.

Did you set a canonical URL during install? You can check by looking in the file application\config\generated_overrides\site.php (if it exists) You will see a canonical url entry.

Also do you have an htaccess file at the root of your site? If yes what's in it?

When you try to reach your login page is there an index.php in the URL? So is ithttp://yoursite/index.php/login... ORhttp://yoursite/login ? Try both and see if it works.

If you don't see the index.php it means you activated pretty URL but didn't put the proper code in your htaccess file.
Ishtar replied on at Permalink Reply
Thank you, Mnakalay,

Yes I make a canonical url: in the site.php is:
'canonical_url' => 'https://localhost/workshop/',
'canonical_url_alternative' => 'https://localhost/workshop/'

The root is in this case: C:/WAMP/www/namesite? Then there is no htaccess in it. Or should I look somewhere else?

Yes, there is an index.php. This link didn't works:http://localhost/workshop/login...
This link works:http://localhost/workshop/index.php/login... But after put in username and password there is an error: ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED Pag is not available.

Do you have an idea how to solve this?
Many thanks,
Peter
mnakalay replied on at Permalink Best Answer Reply
mnakalay
I am not sure but the problem might come from the https in your canonical URL. Since you are in a local environment, you most likely don't have an SSL certificate and should use http instead. Your browser might be blocking anything with a password on a page declared as https when it is not.

Replace https with http and save then make sure you navigate to your site using http and not https and see if it fixes the problem.
Ishtar replied on at Permalink Reply
Dear mnakalay,

Thank you very much: this works! :-) I will go ahead with working on Concrete5.
All the best,
Peter