View Full Version : Bad HTTP_REFERER error.

11-19-2010, 10:32 PM
Well im using fluxbb forum files at the moment and i keep getting this message when im trying to editing options through administration panel.

Bad HTTP_REFERER. If you have moved these forums from one location to another or switched domains, you need to update the Base URL manually in the database (look for o_base_url in the config table) and then clear the cache by deleting all .php files in the /cache directory.

Ive followed steps to manually edit the base_url in the db, config.

Also to delete every .php in the /cache directory

Im using wamp and my testing it on http://localhost

Ive set my base_url to ''http://localhost''

My forum files are in C:\wamp\www\forum

Cache C:\wamp\www\forum\cache

If anyone has any pointers, would be much appreciated. Thank you.

11-19-2010, 10:48 PM
http://localhost or http://localhost/forum? The o_base_url entry has to point to the forum base directory, not the site root directory.

11-20-2010, 08:48 AM
Thank you for your reply. Ive tried this also, Still no luck.

Ive tried http://localhost/forum, http://localhost/www/forum

Still neither are working. Im baffled with this at the momet, Cant seem to find the answer.

11-20-2010, 06:47 PM
Anybody know how to fix this? Please

11-20-2010, 06:50 PM
Ask on the FluxBB forums. They don't bite. :) For that message though, about the only cause is the base_url being incorrect, (unless you have disabled sending the referrer in your browser).

11-20-2010, 11:39 PM
Thanks Matt, I'll try them now. :)