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Turning On Debug Mode

To turn on Debug Mode within Movable Type, edit your mt-config.cgi file and add the following line:

DebugMode 1

The DebugMode is a bit-wise setting and offers the following options:

  • 1 - Display debug messages
  • 2 - Display a stack trace for messages captured
  • 4 - Lists queries issued by Data::ObjectDriver
  • 8 - Reports on MT templates that take more than 1/4 second to build*
  • 128 - Outputs app-level request/response information to STDERR.

These can be combined, so if you want to display queries and debug messages, use a DebugMode of 5 for instance.