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#47899 (In Topic #10460)

Some ocPortal code, or a template, referenced a language string that does not exist.

How did this happen?

If you have recently edited a template you may have accidentally created the problem by referencing a non-existent language entry, or a language entry that isn't in a file that gets loaded where the template is used. Language strings are referenced in templates like {!EXAMPLE}.

Otherwise, it is possible a language file did not fully upload when you upgraded/installed.

How do I fix it?

If you recognise that the error might stem from a template change you have made then fix your language string reference.

Otherwise you can use the 'Integrity checker' option within the upgrader to find a list of all corrupt files. You can access the upgrader by calling up the '/upgrader.php' URL on your site.

Once you have identified which files are missing you need to upload them. Download the manual installer from the ocPortal website that corresponds to your version, and then upload the files using an FTP client (or by some other means if you prefer).

Last edit: by Chris Graham

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