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Non-closed brace or directive in template xxx

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A template is corrupt.

How did this happen?

The file may have uploaded incorrectly, or it may have been edited incorrectly.

Tempcode directives must end. i.e. For any {+START,...} there must be a {+END} somewhere later in the file.

Any kind of variable (parameter, symbol, language reference, or directive) must have a closing brace (}) corresponding to it's opening brace ({). e.g. {EXAMPLE,a,{B} is invalid and should be {$EXAMPLE,a,{B}}.

How do I fix it?

If you have mis-edited a template correct that error. If you can't because the template editor itself shows the error then open up ocPortal using the default theme and safe-mode by appending &keep_safe_mode=1&keep_theme=default to a URL then browsing to the editor as normal (or ?keep_safe_mode=1&keep_theme=default if the URL you are adding to it doesn't have any parameters on yet). The Setup Wizard asked you to bookmark the safe-mode URL so you may find it in your bookmarks if you're struggling.

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 corrupt you need to re-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).


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