"Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Class "ET_Core_Cache_Directory" not found in..." after restoring backup from Google Drive

What issue or error are you experiencing?

** “Fatal error** : Uncaught Error: Class “ET_Core_Cache_Directory” not found in…” displaying when visiting site AND the Wordpress backend.

What steps can be taken to replicate the issue? Feel free to include screenshots, videos, etc

System Details

  • Local Version:

Local Beta: Version 8.3.1+local-beta-6616

  • Operating System (OS) and OS version:

macOS 14.3.1 (23D60)

Local Logs

local-logs4.zip (807.9 KB)


After restoring a site that I had previously backed up to Google Drive, I received the above error when visiting the site and wp-admin.

I believe it may be related to Divi’s compatibility. It looks like when it was restored back to my local machine, it was missing a folder named ‘cache’.

I can confirm that this thread contains the fix to the problem:

And this is the guide they suggested to use:

Hope this helps.


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Thank you for sharing @Niall! :green_heart:

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