Error 500 at install


I uploaded the unzipped files to the root of my website, and when accessing, it doesn’t open any content, returning HTTP ERROR 500. I need help


We already answered your ticket but let me explain here what was the issue for other people.

If you run you will get this error:
**Fatal error** : Root site directory have to be readable and writable.

So you need to make it readable and writable for the php user.

Another common case for Error 500 is that website does not have index.html so Sitecake does not know where to start.


Oh, my goodness, that was the mistake in my case. I wouldn’t have figured it out on my own.