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I am stuck need help



  • Hello, very new to coding and the magic mirror platform. I have installed magic mirror and the modules correctly. I then went into the config.js file and edited it to add the modules etc. Every time I try to start magic mirror it tells me that I have no validated config. js file and that there are errors. Could someone please tell me what I am doing wrong.
    Here is the entire config.js file:

    var config = {
    	address: "localhost", // Address to listen on, can be:
    	                      // - "localhost", "127.0.0.1", "::1" 
    	                      // - another specific IPv4/6 
    	                      // - "", "0.0.0.0", "::" 
    	                      // 
    	port: 8080,
    	ipWhitelist: ["127.0.0.1", "::ffff:127.0.0.1", "::1"], 
    	
            language: "en",
    	timeFormat: 24,
    	units: "imperial",
    
    	modules: [
    		  {
    			module: "alert",
    		  },
    		  {
    			module: "updatenotification",
    			position: "top_bar",
    		  },
    		  {
    			module: "clock",
    			position: "top_left",
    		  },
    		  {
    		 	module: "calendar"
    			header: "Calendar"
    			position: "top_left",
    			config: {
    				calendars: [
    					{
    						symbol: "calendar-check",
    						url: "webcal://www.calendarlabs.com/templates/ical/US-Holidays.ics"
    					
    				         },
                                             {
    
    						symbol: "calendar-plus-o ",
    						url: "https://calendar.google.com/XXXXXXXX/basic.ics"
    					},
    					{
    						symbol: "calendar-plus-o ",
    						url: "https://calendar.google.com/XXXXXXX/basic.ics"
    				}	
    				
    			
    		  },
    		  {
    			module: "helloworld",
    		        position: "top_bar",
    		        config: {
    			         
    			         text: "Welcome to the Carls Residence"
    			        } 
    		  },
    		  {
    			
                             module: "MMM-DarkSkyForecast",
                             header: "Weather",
                             position: "top_right",
                             classes: "default everyone",
                             disabled: false,
                             config: {
                                      apikey: "Xxxxxxxxxxdda4d069a",
                                      latitude: "39.548935",
                                      longitude: "-89.294533",      
                                      iconset: "4c",
                                      concise: false,
                                      forecastLayout: "table"
                                     }
    			
    		  },
    		  {
    			 module: "MMM-MyScoreboard",
                             position: "bottom_left",
                             classes: "default everyone",
                             header: "My Scoreboard",
                             config: {
                                      show LeagueSeparators: true,
                                      colored: true,
                                      viewStyle: "mediumLogos",
                                         sports: [
                                                  {
                                                   league: "NHL",
                                                   groups: ["Western"]
                                                  },
                                                  {
                                                   league: "NFL",
                                                   groups: ["NFC North"]
                                                  },
                                                  {
                                                   league: "MLB",
                                                   groups: ["NL Central"]
                                                 },
                                                 {
                                                  league: "NCAAM",
                                                  groups: ["Big Ten"]
                                                 },
                                                 {
                                                  league: "NCAAF",
                                                  groups: ["Big Ten"]
                                      }
    		  },
    		  {
    		
    
    		       module: 'MMM-iFrame-Ping',
    		       position: 'bottom_left',	
    		       config: {
    			        // See 'Configuration options' for more information.
    			        url: "https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ILX&product=NCR&overlay=11101111&loop=yes", 
    			        height:"100%", 
    			        width:"100%",
    			        autoRefresh: true, 
    			        updateInterval: 10, 
    			        displayLastUpdate: true,
    			        width: "100%", 
    			        height: "400px", 
    			       scrolling: "no" 
    			}
    	           },
                       {
                  
    
    
                    	module: "newsfeed",
    			position: "bottom_bar",
    			config: {
    				 feeds: [
    					{
    						title: "Fox News",
    						url: "http://feeds.foxnews.com/foxnews/latest"
    					}
    				 ],
    				  showSourceTitle: true,
    				  showPublishDate: true
    			        }
    		 },
    	   ]
    
    };
    
    
    if (typeof module !== "undefined") {module.exports = config;}
    

  • Project Sponsor Module Developer

    You may want to start from scratch, adding one module at a time and running the mirror to confirm your entries are correct. Then add the next module and repeat. There are a bunch of errors which leads me to believe that you added everything at once. Really, that’s the best way to do it and you learn the process at the same time. If an entry fails then you know where the problem is because you’re saving the config after each successful addition.



  • Thank you, I’ll try that. I’m honestly in over my head i believe, but I’m gonna keep working on it.


  • Project Sponsor Module Developer



  • Thank you for the help


  • Project Sponsor Module Developer

    @dcarls91

    You’re welcome. If you have trouble adding one module, by all means, come back here and ask for help. Troubleshooting the addition of one module is a whole lot easier than troubleshooting your entire config. So, start with the default config and try adding a single module. Keep me posted


  • Project Sponsor Module Developer

    @dcarls91 said in I am stuck need help:

    Thank you, I’ll try that. I’m honestly in over my head i believe, but I’m gonna keep working on it.

    We all were in the beginning…hang in there it’ll get easier for you 🙂



  • @dcarls91 said in I am stuck need help:

    In your config fil are missing a lot of , and ]
    check this



  • One of the best commands to know is

     npm run config:check
    

    Start at the topmost error and work your way down the file - it’s got lots of problems, but is easily fixed. Also, I highly recommend a graphical type editor if possible - Geany is what I use.

    I installed samba on my magic mirror so I can edit with the PC version of Geany and save it right to the Pi. It’s great.


  • Moderator

    var config = {
    	address: "localhost", // Address to listen on, can be:
    	                      // - "localhost", "127.0.0.1", "::1" 
    	                      // - another specific IPv4/6 
    	                      // - "", "0.0.0.0", "::" 
    	                      // 
    	port: 8080,
    	ipWhitelist: ["127.0.0.1", "::ffff:127.0.0.1", "::1"], 
    	
            language: "en",
    	timeFormat: 24,
    	units: "imperial",
    
    	modules: [
    		  {
    			module: "alert",
    		  },
    		  {
    			module: "updatenotification",
    			position: "top_bar",
    		  },
    		  {
    			module: "clock",
    			position: "top_left",
    		  },
    		  {
    		 	module: "calendar",
    			header: "Calendar",
    			position: "top_left",
    			config: {
    				calendars: [
    					{
    						symbol: "calendar-check",
    						url: "webcal://www.calendarlabs.com/templates/ical/US-Holidays.ics"
    					
    				         },
                                             {
    
    						symbol: "calendar-plus-o ",
    						url: "https://calendar.google.com/XXXXXXXXX/basic.ics"
    					},
    					{
    						symbol: "calendar-plus-o ",
    						url: "https://calendar.google.com/XXXXXXX/basic.ics"
    				}	
    				]
          }
    			
    		  },
    		  {
    			module: "helloworld",
    		        position: "top_bar",
    		        config: {
    			         
    			         text: "Welcome to the Carls Residence"
    			        } 
    		  },
    		  {
    			
                             module: "MMM-DarkSkyForecast",
                             header: "Weather",
                             position: "top_right",
                             classes: "default everyone",
                             disabled: false,
                             config: {
                                      apikey: "Xxxxxxxxxxdda4d069a",
                                      latitude: "39.548935",
                                      longitude: "-89.294533",      
                                      iconset: "4c",
                                      concise: false,
                                      forecastLayout: "table"
                                     }
    			
    		  },
    		  {
    			 module: "MMM-MyScoreboard",
                             position: "bottom_left",
                             classes: "default everyone",
                             header: "My Scoreboard",
                             config: {
                                      showLeagueSeparators: true,
                                      colored: true,
                                      viewStyle: "mediumLogos",
                                         sports: [
                                                  {
                                                   league: "NHL",
                                                   groups: ["Western"]
                                                  },
                                                  {
                                                   league: "NFL",
                                                   groups: ["NFC North"]
                                                  },
                                                  {
                                                   league: "MLB",
                                                   groups: ["NL Central"]
                                                 },
                                                 {
                                                  league: "NCAAM",
                                                  groups: ["Big Ten"]
                                                 },
                                                 {
                                                  league: "NCAAF",
                                                  groups: ["Big Ten"]
                                                 }
                                           ]
                                      }
    		  },
    		  {
    		
    
    		       module: 'MMM-iFrame-Ping',
    		       position: 'bottom_left',	
    		       config: {
    			        // See 'Configuration options' for more information.
    			        url: "https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ILX&product=NCR&overlay=11101111&loop=yes", 
    			        autoRefresh: true, 
    			        updateInterval: 10, 
    			        displayLastUpdate: true,
    			        width: "100%", 
    			        height: "400px", 
    			       scrolling: "no" 
    			}
    	           },
                       {
                  
    
    
                    	module: "newsfeed",
    			position: "bottom_bar",
    			config: {
    				 feeds: [
    					{
    						title: "Fox News",
    						url: "http://feeds.foxnews.com/foxnews/latest"
    					}
    				 ],
    				  showSourceTitle: true,
    				  showPublishDate: true
    			        }
    		 },
    	   ]
    
    };
    
    
    if (typeof module !== "undefined") {module.exports = config;}
    

    You missed some ,, some ] and some }
    Oh, and you should never post your apikeys or links to personal calendars. I truncated both for you