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PHP Building Websites with PHP Slim Basics & Twig Templates Layouts with Twig

Christiaan Quyn
Christiaan Quyn
14,706 Points

Slim Application Error - When I run my index.php file

Hey guys, so I'm following this course coding on JetBrains PhpStorm ( instead of workspaces) and everything has been working pretty smooth so far until I followed along with this video. I'm stuck and confused and I'd greatly appreciate anyone who can look at my code and help me.

Here's what shows up on my browser when I run index.php

Slim Application Error The application could not run because of the following error:

Details

Type: RuntimeException Message: Cannot set the Smarty lib directory : . Directory does not exist. File: C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\views\Smarty.php Line: 104 Trace

0 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\views\Smarty.php(87): Slim\Views\Smarty->getInstance()

1 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\View.php(255): Slim\Views\Smarty->render('about.twig', NULL)

2 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\View.php(243): Slim\View->fetch('about.twig', NULL)

3 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\Slim.php(757): Slim\View->display('about.twig')

4 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\index.php(26): Slim\Slim->render('about.twig')

5 [internal function]: {closure}()

6 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\Route.php(468): call_user_func_array(Object(Closure), Array)

7 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\Slim.php(1357): Slim\Route->dispatch()

8 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\Middleware\Flash.php(85): Slim\Slim->call()

9 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\Middleware\MethodOverride.php(92): Slim\Middleware\Flash->call()

10 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\Middleware\PrettyExceptions.php(67): Slim\Middleware\MethodOverride->call()

11 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\vendor\slim\slim\Slim\Slim.php(1302): Slim\Middleware\PrettyExceptions->call()

12 C:\Users\Christiaan\PhpstormProjects\CompanyPortfolio\index.php(33): Slim\Slim->run()

13 {main}

Here's my code

index.php

<?php

require __DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php';
date_default_timezone_set('Asia/Colombo');

/*
$log = new Logger('name');
$log->pushHandler(new StreamHandler('app.log', Logger::WARNING));
$log->addWarning('Foo');
*/

$app = new \Slim\Slim( array (
    'view' => new \Slim\Views\Smarty()
));

$view = $app->view();
$view->parserOptions = array(
    'debug' => true,
);

$view->parserExtensions = array(
    new \Slim\Views\TwigExtension(),
);

$app->get('/', function () use($app){
    $app->render('about.twig');
});

$app->get('/contact', function () use($app){
    $app->render('contact.twig');
});

$app->run();

main.twig

<!doctype html>

<html lang="en">
<head>
    {% block head %}

    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title> {% block title %}Ralph Waldo Emerson{% endblock title %}</title>
    <meta name="description" content="Ralph Waldo Emerson">
    <meta name="author" content="Treehouse">
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:400,700' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="../css/master.css">
    <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
    <script src="../js/global.js"></script>

    {% endblock head %}

</head>

<body>
<!--
  <div id="feedback" class="success">
    <h3>Success!</h3>
    <p>You're reading all about Emerson.</p>
  </div>
-->


<header>
    <h1>Ralph Waldo Emerson</h1>
    <nav>
        <a href="about.twig" class="selected">About</a>
        <a href="contact.twig">Contact</a>
    </nav>
</header>

<div class="emerson">
    {% block hero %} <img src="../images/emerson.jpg" alt="Picture of Ralph Waldo Emerson">{% endblock hero %}
</div>

<main>
    {% block content %}
    {% endblock content %}
</main>

<footer>
    {% block footer %}
    <p>A project from <strong><a href="http://teamtreehouse.com">Treehouse</a></strong></p>
    <nav>
        <a href="about.twig" class="selected">About</a>
        <a href="contact.twig">Contact</a>
    </nav>
    {% endblock footer %}
</footer>

</body>
</html>

about.twig

<!doctype html>

<html lang="en">
<head>

  {% block head %}

  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>Ralph Waldo Emerson</title>
  <meta name="description" content="Ralph Waldo Emerson">
  <meta name="author" content="Treehouse">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="../css/master.css">
  <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:400,700' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
  <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
  <script src="../js/global.js"></script>

  {% endblock head %}

</head>

<body>

<!--  <div id="feedback" class="fail">
    <a class="dismiss">Dismiss</a>
    <h3>Oops!</h3>
    <p>Looks like you forgot to enter your email address.</p>
  </div>
-->

  <header>
    <h1>Ralph Waldo Emerson</h1>
    <nav>
      <a href="about.twig">About</a>
      <a  href="contact.html" class="selected">Contact</a>
    </nav>
  </header>

  <div class="emerson">
    <img src="../images/emerson.jpg" alt="Picture of Ralph Waldo Emerson">
  </div>

  <main>
    <strong>Contact</strong>
    <h2>Ralph Waldo Emerson</h2>

    <p>Unfortately, Ralph Waldo Emerson has been deceased for over 100 years so he's not particularly expediant at replying to email but you can make an attempt below. However, if you require face to gravestone contact you can visit his remains at:</p>
    <address>
      <h4>Sleepy Hollow Cemetery</h4>
      <p>34 Bedford Street<br>
      Concord, MA 01742, United States<br>
    <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Sleepy+Hollow+Cemetery/@42.464126,-71.343098,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x9c41d0f83df689a6?sa=X&ei=ZCgLVZb5Io_hoASc7oHwCQ&ved=0CH0Q_BIwCw">Google Map</a></p>
    </address>

    <form>
      <fieldset>
        <input type="text" placeholder="Full Name">
        <input type="email" placeholder="Email Address">
        <textarea placeholder="Your message..."></textarea>
      </fieldset>
      <input type="submit" class="button">
    </form>
  </main>

  <footer>
    <p>A project from <strong><a href="http://teamtreehouse.com">Treehouse</a></strong></p>
    <nav>
      <a href="about.twig">About</a>
      <a  href="contact.html" class="selected">Contact</a>
    </nav>
  </footer>
</body>
</html>