Not able to add Project

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Troels Heiredal

31 Dec, 2020 01:36 AM

Hi all,
Thank you for your amazing work. I might be the person with least understanding of coding to use Secretary, so I was hoping if someone could help me with this issue.

I've had the website set up and running fine, but now when I try to add a new project it doesn't show up. And in the project set-up I get a prompt that says:

mysqli says: Field 'file' doesn't have a default value"

While also not being able to see any images I upload (see attached)
I can easily upload images to old projects, but not text groups.

Anyone knows an easy fix?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Mikael on 11 Jan, 2021 11:36 PM

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    This might have something to do with the version of Secretary and PHP you are using. Can you tell me what you are running?

  2. 2 Posted by Troels Heiredal on 12 Jan, 2021 12:57 AM

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    Hi Mikael,

    Thank you for reaching out, I'm on Secretary 2.5 and PHP 7.4 (From

    The only other thing that I can think of, is that I switches computer a
    while back and this is the first time I'm trying to update the website
    since then. I have copied the Secretary package to my new computer (also a
    MacBook) but it's not placed in the same location. Tough I believe this
    should not effect it, right?

    Thank you for your time,

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Mikael on 18 Mar, 2021 02:40 PM

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    Are you trying to run it locally on your laptop? There's always been some settings with PHP on local installations that don't do well with Secretary.

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