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RM 1.1 Error when trying to add a category to a private area


Well-known member
Im not sure if its because I am trying add a new category and choosing the option to auto create thread in a certain forum (which isnt public)

Or what this error means?

The following error occurred:
Mysqli statement execute error : Field 'category_visible_to' doesn't have a default value

    Zend_Db_Statement_Mysqli->_execute() in Zend/Db/Statement.php at line 297
    Zend_Db_Statement->execute() in Zend/Db/Adapter/Abstract.php at line 479
    Zend_Db_Adapter_Abstract->query() in Zend/Db/Adapter/Abstract.php at line 574
    Zend_Db_Adapter_Abstract->insert() in XenForo/DataWriter.php at line 1612
    XenForo_DataWriter->_insert() in XenForo/DataWriter.php at line 1601
    XenForo_DataWriter->_save() in XenForo/DataWriter.php at line 1393
    XenForo_DataWriter->save() in XenResource/ControllerAdmin/Category.php at line 158
    XenResource_ControllerAdmin_Category->actionSave() in XenForo/FrontController.php at line 337
    XenForo_FrontController->dispatch() in XenForo/FrontController.php at line 134
    XenForo_FrontController->run() in /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/admin.php at line 13


XenForo developer
Staff member
That column is related to an add-on. Sounds like it didn't set a default (for the add-on disabled case) or didn't remove it when uninstalling. You'd need to contact the author.


Well-known member
How can I find out what addon it is? Just disable each addon one by one?

oh and heres a better description of the code error:

Zend_Db_Statement_Mysqli_Exception: Mysqli statement execute error : Field 'category_visible_to' doesn't have a default value - library/Zend/Db/Statement/Mysqli.php:214
Generated By: admin, 18 minutes ago
Stack Trace

#0 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/Zend/Db/Statement.php(297): Zend_Db_Statement_Mysqli->_execute(Array)
#1 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/Zend/Db/Adapter/Abstract.php(479): Zend_Db_Statement->execute(Array)
#2 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/Zend/Db/Adapter/Abstract.php(574): Zend_Db_Adapter_Abstract->query('INSERT INTO `xf...', Array)
#3 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/XenForo/DataWriter.php(1612): Zend_Db_Adapter_Abstract->insert('xf_resource_cat...', Array)
#4 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/XenForo/DataWriter.php(1601): XenForo_DataWriter->_insert()
#5 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/XenForo/DataWriter.php(1393): XenForo_DataWriter->_save()
#6 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/XenResource/ControllerAdmin/Category.php(158): XenForo_DataWriter->save()
#7 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/XenForo/FrontController.php(337): XenResource_ControllerAdmin_Category->actionSave()
#8 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/library/XenForo/FrontController.php(134): XenForo_FrontController->dispatch(Object(XenForo_RouteMatch))
#9 /var/www/vhosts/truckmountforums.com/httpdocs/admin.php(13): XenForo_FrontController->run()
#10 {main}

Request State

array(3) {
  ["url"] => string(66) "http://www.truckmountforums.com/admin.php?resource-categories/save"
  ["_GET"] => array(1) {
    ["resource-categories/save"] => string(0) ""
  ["_POST"] => array(14) {
    ["category_title"] => string(17) "Premium Downloads"
    ["category_description"] => string(41) "Where you can download premium resources."
    ["parent_category_id"] => string(1) "0"
    ["display_order"] => string(1) "8"
    ["allow_local"] => string(1) "1"
    ["allow_external"] => string(1) "1"
    ["allow_commercial_external"] => string(1) "1"
    ["allow_fileless"] => string(1) "1"
    ["thread_node_id"] => string(0) ""
    ["default_thread_prefix"] => string(1) "0"
    ["_xfToken"] => string(8) "********"
    ["_xfRequestUri"] => string(34) "/admin.php?resource-categories/add"
    ["_xfNoRedirect"] => string(1) "1"
    ["_xfResponseType"] => string(4) "json"


XenForo developer
Staff member
It's the add-on that adds the "category_visible_to" field. You might be able to narrow it down to an add-on that relates to that name.


Well-known member
Found IT! It was an older addon for the resource manager that dealt with Permissions :D

I fully removed it just now and bam it works :D