Magic quotes gpc off wordpress hosting
2013-05-04 11:24 am EST
Hello, I started using Joomla 3 and now have problems and was told magic quotes need to be off for it to function correctly.
Using live chat they said I could disable it per cpanel in the php.ini file. I am unable to locate this file. Cpanel docs say it's here /usr/local/lib/php.ini.
It goes on to say this- However, we strongly recommend using WHM's PHP Configuration Editor feature (Main >> Service Configuration >> PHP Configuration Editor) to edit PHP's configuration file.
You must access the Advanced Configuration Editor to change many of the settings listed below.
I guess my main question is it safe to turn it off system wide via the WHM? My php is 5.3.16 and I have no Joomla 1.5 sites only 2.5 and 3
I also have some wordpress sites but all 3.5 and above.
Also a couple other misc. scripts, dadamail, etc.
2013-05-06 11:07 am EST
Your default php.ini file exists for each cPanel account in your public_html folder. To edit the magic_quotes settings, you will first want to open your cpanel. navigate to the public_html folder using the File Manager, and then edit the php.ini file .
From there, look for the following lines:
; Magic quotes for incoming GET/POST/Cookie data.
;magic_quotes_gpc = On
; Magic quotes for runtime-generated data, e.g. data from SQL, from exec(), etc.
magic_quotes_runtime = Off
; Use Sybase-style magic quotes (escape ' with '' instead of \').
magic_quotes_sybase = Off
Ensure they are all set to Off and save the file. This will disable the magic_quotes for that domain. If you wish to use the same php.ini settings for all folders under the public_html folder, you will need to set the php.ini file to be recursive .
All of my php.ini files have always been set to OFF, but I still get this error from Joomla. Your host needs to disable magic_quotes_gpc to run this version of Joomla! any other suggestions? Thanks!