I downloaded magento2 latest version from https://www.mageplaza.com/download-magento/#download.

I pasted the unzipped folder to the htdocs of /Applications/MAMP/ When I started the mamp servers and opened magento in the browser, nothing is displayed.

I also tried running these commands

find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;
find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;
find var pub/static pub/media app/etc -type f -exec chmod g+w {} \;
find var pub/static pub/media app/etc -type d -exec chmod g+ws {} \;
chmod u+x bin/magento

I am using mac high sierra

does anyone have an idea about this?

  • don't know what the problem is, but I have an advice. Never download magento from a third party website. I'm not saying that mageplaza should not be trusted, but the idea is that you don't know what you download unless you get your code from an official place. Github repo or magento website. – Marius Oct 19 '18 at 6:44

You should download from here. After that check your php version like this. php version

Make sure your command line php version should same as browser php version. For checking command line php version run following command in your command line

php -v

No need to change permission for MAMP as I know.

If still not work check using 777 permission of that magento directory for testing.

  • I downloaded from the link you shared, then checked the version of my php but it still wont work. – Kaye Louise Oct 19 '18 at 5:57
  • Did you checked php -v in your command line? – Sohel Rana Oct 19 '18 at 6:14
  • yes. its 7.2.11. while the php version used in mamp is 7.2.8 – Kaye Louise Oct 19 '18 at 6:15
  • Now downgrade it to 7.1 or 7.0 – Sohel Rana Oct 19 '18 at 6:16
  • I cant upvote your answer since my rep is below 15 – Kaye Louise Oct 19 '18 at 6:18

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