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I installed D8 first then Civi and it seems like it is working if I manually put the url comonents after the http://focal-civi.domain.org/civicrm/{manually-add} but the menu is not showing up.

Anyone have any hints?

No Menu

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  • Do you have any errors in the browser dev-tools console? What do you have in civicrm.settings.php for $civicrm_root and overrides for $civicrm_paths - does it match your actual paths?
    – Demerit
    Jul 11 '20 at 17:20
  • I'll check those settings and logs and report back. Of note, if I use the RoundEarth as the core then it works but if I use the Drupal-Reco Base then it doesn't.
    – HeneryH
    Jul 12 '20 at 0:46
  • Oh man, there are a lot of errors when I click the CiviCRM menu..,.,. A lot. Trying to figure out how to post it...
    – HeneryH
    Jul 26 '20 at 3:36
  • Here is a google doc with the error log docs.google.com/document/d/…
    – HeneryH
    Jul 26 '20 at 3:43
  • You can also edit your original question and paste there but what it looks like is each of those resources is returning drupal's error page (hence the text/html). If you visit one of the links do you see the actual error? Or in drupal watchdog?
    – Demerit
    Jul 26 '20 at 4:24
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I think I just responded to you on GitLab. From what you described there I think you may need to:

composer civicrm:publish

to populate web/libraries

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  • I tried that with no help. I can get the menu to work loading Civi on top of a standard D8 install but at least two distributions (Lightning and Varbase) cause the menu to stop working. It looks like the menu pops up for a very short time then the standard Drupal Toolbar slides up over top of it.
    – HeneryH
    Jul 26 '20 at 3:33
  • This helped me populate the /web/libraries/civicrm folder. First, you have to make it writable for the user running the group. Thanks +1
    – salah-1
    Nov 1 at 14:10
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This problem was (I think) related to a permission problem with the plug-in not having permissions to copy the libraries from a parent directory to the doc-root directory.

Solved for me. Hope this helps someone else.

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Also for me (in addition to directory permissions) is the fact that some distributions use different names for their docroot directory.

Core uses ./web Varbase uses ./docroot OpenSocial uses ./html

This can be accounted for if you add this to the composer.json in the extras section

 "civicrm-asset": {
     "path": "***docroot***/libraries/civicrm",
     "url": "/libraries/civicrm"
 },
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I had something similar on a Backdrop site and it turned out to be caused by the way I had set up the directory structure.

I was trying to get fancy using a symlink and the server was using the symlink as the website's document root, but in the civicrm.settings.php I was pointing to the other directory. Changing the settings file to also point to the symlink solved it.

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