Warning undefined constant missing mysql extension

Solved: WordPress error (missing MySQL extension, undefined constant) after HostGator PHP upgrade to 7.4

PHP version needs to be updated everywhere. Constantly. It’s a never ending process. When I did it in my WordPress site at HostGator cPanel, I got an error about a missing MySQL extension. Here’s how I solved it. I did a major shift from PHP 5.6 to 7.4. And immediately my site broke and throw […]

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Solved: Enfold theme WooCommerce store message overlapping menu and logo

Using Enfold theme one may stumble upon an issue with the store message of WooCommerce overlapping menu and logo partially. Annoying and could have been avoided if the theme were designed more properly. When looking at how the store message is propagated to the top of the page, you will discover its code actually is […]

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Solved: POST content-length (of bytes) exceeds the limit (of bytes) in Unknown – the link you followed has expired on WAMP

When running your WordPress on WAMP you might stumble upon on a PHP Warning: POST Content-Length of [some number] of bytes exceeds the limit of [some number] bytes in Unknown on line 0 when uploading media, installing plugins or themes to your locally installed WordPress. Of course it might seem like something terrible has happened […]

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Solved: WordPress on WAMP “The link you followed has expired” when installing a plugin by uploading a .zip

When you have chosen to run your WordPress installation let’s say for development purposes locally in your PC on WAMPserver (that is Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP) you might run into issues when trying to upload bigger media or install plugins using the .zip file upload method. I personally tried to install Divi theme and Divi […]

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Solved: Can’t change site language, save not working in WordPress General settings

I ran into a strange issue today where I needed to change a site language in WordPress General Settings, but selected language just would not save. I went to General, then select desired language under Site Language and hit Save Changes. A message appears at the top of the page “Settings saved.” But what happened […]

Solved: wp-admin page giving “Internal Server Error 500”

I once got this problem that when updating my WordPress (it was using IsleMag theme) after the update accessing adming via wp-admin would not work anymore. Instead it gave error 500 – Internal Server Error. Normally I suspect any internal server errors are caused by .htaccess. This time renaming the .htaccess didn’t help. So time […]

Internal Server Error 500 accessing WordPress admin - HostGator hosting

Solved: wp-admin giving “Internal Server Error 500”

I once got this problem that after updating WordPress (using IsleMag theme) accessing admin via wp-admin was suddenly not working anymore. Instead it gave Internal Server error 500. Normally I always suspect Internal Server errors have to do with .htacess redirects not working properly. Renamed .htaccess. didn’t help. So it was time to troubleshoot. Here […]