Config Errors: config must have required property 'media_folder'

I’m getting these errors when I try to go to http://localhost:3000/admin/index.html to view netlify CMS locally:

**Config Errors:**

config must have required property 'media_folder' 
config must have required property 'media_library' 
config must match a schema in anyOf

Check your config.yml file.

I’m super confused because I have both of those properties, and most of the other answers for this issue were to check indentation, which I think should be all right. I used a YAML validator too. This is my config.yml file:

  name: git-gateway
  branch: main # Branch to update (optional; defaults to master)

media_folder: "public"
   name: uploads
publish_mode: editorial_workflow

  - name: "blog" # Used in routes, e.g., /admin/collections/blog
    label: "Blog" # Used in the UI
    folder: "blogPosts" # The path to the folder where the raw posts are stored
    create: true # Allow users to create new documents in this collection
    slug: "{{slug}}" # Filename template, e.g.,
    fields: # The fields for each document, usually in front matter
      - {label: "Page Title", name: "page_title", widget: "string"}
      - {label: "Meta Description", name: "meta_description", widget: "text"}
      - {label: "Article Title", name: "title", widget: "string"}
      - {label: "Publish Date", name: "date", widget: "datetime"}
      - {label: "Featured Image", name: "thumbnail", widget: "image"}
      - {label: "Body", name: "body", widget: "markdown"}

Can you share your repository?

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hey, thanks for the reply. It’s private unfortunately, but here’s how it looks

My admin folder is under the public directory (I’m using NextJS) and contains index.html and config.yml

This is my index.html file

<!doctype html>
  <meta charset="utf-8" />
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
  <title>Content Manager</title>
  <script src=""></script>
  <!-- Include the script that builds the page and powers Netlify CMS -->
  <script src="^2.0.0/dist/netlify-cms.js"></script>

and this is my package.json

  "name": "dualete",
  "version": "0.1.0",
  "private": true,
  "scripts": {
    "dev": "next dev",
    "build": "next build",
    "start": "next start",
    "lint": "next lint",
    "export": "yarn run build && next export"
  "dependencies": {
    "@chakra-ui/icons": "^1.0.15",
    "@chakra-ui/react": "^1.8.3",
    "@emotion/react": "^11",
    "@emotion/styled": "^11",
    "@next-auth/mongodb-adapter": "^1.0.1",
    "antd": "^4.16.13",
    "framer-motion": "^6",
    "mailgun-js": "^0.22.0",
    "mongodb": "^4.2.2",
    "multiselect-react-dropdown": "^2.0.5",
    "next": "^12.1.0",
    "next-auth": "^4.2.1",
    "react": "17.0.2",
    "react-dates": "^21.8.0",
    "react-dom": "17.0.2",
    "react-icons": "^4.3.1",
    "swr": "^1.0.1",
    "validator": "^13.7.0"
  "devDependencies": {
    "eslint": "7.30.0",
    "eslint-config-next": "11.0.1",
    "webpack": "^5.61.0"

any thoughts/ideas? Not sure what it could be

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