Keep in mind:

  • PHP messages may be covered by fixed top bar - use "view page source..." function of your browser to view the top of displayed file for error messages;
  • there is $config["debug"] = TRUE; option that will give more info - especially about SQL queries;

Some well known problems


Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '{' in /usr/local/share/ara/src/htdocs/index.php on line 98

The line that parser is complaining about is:

try {

You're probably using an older PHP version, that doesn't support exception handling. Use PHP5 or later.