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Cannot start installation Ezpublish 5

Cannot start installation Ezpublish 5

Tuesday 29 January 2013 11:16:34 pm - 7 replies

I downloaded this bundle from here:
When i go to http://localhost/my_site/web/index.php/ezsetup I see the installation panel, but without any css (/my_site/web/design/standard/stylesheets i have no folder in this path, is it normal? Does them get added after installation process?).

I try to click on the button "next >", but the page links to itself and i can't go further. Also the other button that helps to set up the configuration has the same behaviour.

Tuesday 29 January 2013 11:38:33 pm

Hi Ruben

For your first issue, as the file says, you need to dump your assets to the webroot.

For your setup wizard problem, this is a known issue when trying to run the setup wizard in non-virtual host mode. Just create a virtual host pointing to the web/ folder and it will be OK.

Another solution is to do the install pointing to the ezpublish_legacy/ folder.

Wednesday 30 January 2013 12:21:48 am

I tried before, but when i type

php ezpublish/console assets:install --symlink web

in the root of my ezpublish5 folder, i get this message:

[ErrorException]                                                                                                                             Warning: date_default_timezone_get(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'Europe/Berlin' for 'CET/1.0/no DST' instead in /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/my_site/vendor/monolog/monolog/src/Monolog/Logger.php line 112

Wednesday 30 January 2013 1:20:47 am

I try the other solution and it works! Thanks Jérôme!

I installed a default site, but all the content is inside the ezpublish_legacy folder. Does it mean that the example site is build in eZpublish 4? I really need a eZpublish 5 base example to start.

Modified on Wednesday 30 January 2013 1:21:35 am by ruben rizzi

Wednesday 30 January 2013 3:00:44 am


This means you access the system via the user interface in full legacy mode. It is not precisely eZ Publish 4 but it is what we call the legacy system, e.g. a slight upgrade of the 4.x architecture that allows full backward compatibility. If you keep using it this way, you will not be able to use the Symfony2 framework (which is not necessarily an issue depending of what you want to achieve).

Your content will still be available via the new way to access it (based on Symfony and Twig) if you change your settings, and via the rest API.

Wednesday 30 January 2013 9:38:10 am


Quote from ruben rizzi :

in the root of my ezpublish5 folder, i get this message:

[ErrorException]                                                                                                                             Warning: date_default_timezone_get()

This is because you didn't set the timezone in your PHP config (see In your php.ini, ensure that the following is not commented:

; Defines the default timezone used by the date functions
date.timezone = Europe/Paris

Modified on Wednesday 30 January 2013 9:38:39 am by Jérôme Vieilledent

Wednesday 30 January 2013 12:17:50 pm

Jerome: in my php.ini i have set the timezone
date.timezone = "Europe/Rome"

But it doesn't work.

Roland: the goal of this new installation is learn ezpublish 5 and Symfony, so i really need that. Can you explain to me how can get an environment based totally in ezpublish 5? I don't need backward compatibility. I need a new fresh installation passing through ezpublish 5 installer or i can modify my current installation to use ezpublish 5 features?

Wednesday 30 January 2013 12:31:43 pm

In which php.ini, Ruben ? Can you try php -i and look for the date.timezone setting in here ? If you're on a debian like system, you have one php.ini for the web version, and one for the command line.

You can start working without using the backward compatibility features. You will have less CMS features, since not everything has been ported / reimplemented from eZ Publish 4 yet, but on the other hand, you get access to a full stack Symfony 2 without any limitation. It kind of compensates happy.gif Emoticon

Let us know how it goes.


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