First time adding files to a new 1-click LAMP app

I just tried adding my files from GitHub (git clone .) and I am getting a 500 internal server error from every file added by git. The files are extremely simple, just a little HTML, CSS, and JS. Theres no PHP or SQL or anything yet.

PHP info:

Any tips? Thanks!


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Hey @Jackcrane,

I can notice your webserver can’t find the directory you’ve set for root. Could you post your webserver configuration? Also, could you let me know what the permissions on these files are with ls -la /path/to/your/files.

I would suggest to do the following and try accessing your files again:

  • sudo chown -R my-user:www-data /path/to/your/directory
  • sudo find /path/to/your/directory -type f -exec chmod 664 {} \;
  • sudo find /path/to/your/directory -type d -exec chmod 775 {} \;

Best, Dennis