Legacy (version 5.6.x-)

Unable to update Themes and Add ons

I have been unable to update the theme and one Add on. I have changed the file permissions on every directory I could find to 777 and still get the same error message: Unable to backup old package directory to /home/xxx/public_html/files/trash Any ad…

Concrete5 5.6 and MySQL 8

Will a Concrete5 version 5.6.3.5 website work with MySQL 8? I have next to no experience with Concrete5 but we host one website built using it on our server. We're looking to update MySQL to 8 and wonder whether this might cause any problems. The PHP v…

Migrate old installation (5.4.1.1) to new server with PHP 7.3

Hello, I want to move my old installation to a new server. What is the best way to do this? I tried to install a clean new Version 5.4.1.1 but this shows only a white screen when entering the site. When I install 5.6.4.0 I can reach the installe…

Using Concrete 5.4 - Getting fatal errors on website

Hi folks! At the risk of seeming clueless, which I am, I am getting a long error message when I try to go to my website that worked recently but not now (see below). Does anyone have any idea why this is happening and how to fix it? I'm running 5.4. I…

Unable to edit site

Hi, A client using a legacy version of C5 has found they are now unable to edit the site at all, and have lost a lot of functionality. They cannot see the edit banner on pages when logged. Details: # concrete5 Version 5.6.3.5 # concrete5 Packages…

ADD NEW BLOCK and Block Type MySQLI error

I recently updated our concrete5 site from 5.6.2.1 to 5.6.3.5 using the concrete5.6.3.5_remote_updater. ...but I now can no longer Add New Blocks. On investigation I discovered that under DASHBOARD > STACKS & BLOCKS > Block Types ...the follow…

Clarifying migration possibilities

Apologies if this post is few years late! I have a concrete 5 site thats very old runs on php5.6 and is C5 version 5.6.3.5 Its time to do a bit of future proofing so I am looking at client site and debating whether to stay on Concrete5 by going to v8 …

Uploading video - version 5.6.3.5

Hi! I have been managing my website with Concrete 5 for several years - and I love it, but today I tried to upload a video (mp4) with 109,000kb and it just keeps trying to upload it without any end in sight. I do not get an error message, but neither doe…

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