[wp-hackers] WordPress 3.1 Requirements

Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) philip at frumph.net
Thu Dec 16 17:03:06 UTC 2010

Just to add;  ComicPress my theme works fine on other peoples php4 hosting, 
and not 1and1, has to use php5 on 1and1


It is also a known fix to switch to php 5 on 1and1 as well for buddypress 
(or was at the time in prev. revisions of buddypress)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Williams" <chris at clwill.com>
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] WordPress 3.1 Requirements

> Great, whatever.  One of the largest hosts in the world has an issue with 
> an old configuration of software they will not likely change.  Moving to 
> PHP5 is the solution.  I put a note to that effect into the Codex on 
> Updating.
> Turns out I was also incorrect, after manually updating to WP 3.x I 
> couldn't get logged into the dashboard on these sites without changing to 
> PHP5.  1and1's support knows this, and will walk you through the .htaccess 
> fix.
> So, for users on 1and1, their experience is that WP's minimum requirement 
> is PHP 5.x.  Given that, again, 1and1 is a huge host, and that WP would, 
> presumably, like to work on their systems out of the box without each user 
> having to call support, either the code or the requirements need to 
> change.
> Perhaps the fix here too is to just document it away.  I'll leave that to 
> the astute powers that be here to decide.  If we're done painting the 
> "Hello Dolly" bikeshed.
> "Cheers"
> ________________________________
> From: Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] WordPress 3.1 Requirements
> No it isn't.
> It's clear proof that for that hosts configuration of PHP4 it isn't 
> working.
> Completely different from a dependency on PHP5 for that code.
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