How to Display Actual Error in Magento Website?

You may have seen following errors when Magento do not work properly for some reason. These errors are not user friendly. To see actual error, every time you will have to locate error record number in error log file.

There has been an error processing your request
Exception printing is disabled by default for security reasons.
Error log record number: 407574116375


You can display actual error message by following below mentioned steps:

  1. Access your Magento installation folder via FTP and go to the errors folder.
  2. Find the file called local.xml.sample and rename/copy it to local.xml.
  3. Now if your Magento website has any issues, the error output will be printed directly into the browser and you won't have to check the error log file every time.

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