[wp-hackers] Re: Plugins Causing My 2.04 To Die

Andy Staines andy at yellowswordfish.com
Mon Aug 28 12:51:31 GMT 2006

Hi Folks

Well - no ideas or solutions came forth but - just for the record - I  
solved it.
Owen and the other two plugin authors had used short php tags and my  
short tags were turned off having re-installed php.
Simple and very annoying. Didn't expect to find those.


On 05:21  PM |  Sun 27 Aug 06, at 05:21  PM |  27 Aug 06, Andy  
Staines wrote:

> (I did put this on the forum but got no takers and am still tearing  
> my hair out trying to solve it!)
> I maintain a duplicate of my public site on my MacBook (running  
> same AMP versions as my public host). I built this originally just  
> by copying my site to my local machine, dumping my database, mass  
> editing the IP address instances in the DB dump and re-applying.  
> Works every time. Then I upgraded the local site to 2.1 to start  
> testing it and to write a couple of plugins I am playing with.
> Yesterday I decided to completely re-build again from scratch.  
> Everything went well (and works as it should) except it refused to  
> load at first. I eventually traced it to three of the 15 odd  
> plugins I use. At every attempt to activate one of these (like, for  
> example, Owen Winklers 'Comment Quicktags') instead of the header I  
> would expect ('/plugins.php?activate=true') the system immediately  
> dies and the header is:
> 	/plugins.php? 
> action=activate&plugin=comment_quicktags&_wpnonce=cd31e53bfa
> (for example).
> These plugins work fine on my site and on another duplicate I keep  
> on a different machine and worked on this setup before I rebuilt.  
> They are not corrupted. comment quicktags, in particular, doesn't  
> even do anything that weird. If anyone out there has any ideas what  
> I am missing the info would be gratefully appreciated.
> regards
> Andy

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