I made a backup of my live Joomla 3.7.5 site using Akeeba and used kickstart to upload the backup to MAMP on Windows. The front-side of the site on localhost displays correctly and I am able to log in to the admin side. But, when I try to edit an article, or initiate updates to Joomla, extensions, etc I get:
HTTP Error 500
I am new to Joomla so any help you can provide would be appreciated. Let me know what additional info you may need.
I tried renaming the .htaccess file to .htaccess.old and a new htaccess file was created, with no effect.
Expected Result: edit an article or update Joomla/extensions
Actual Result: Click on Edit or Update and receive HTTP Error 500