[EventCalendar] MBCS Error on line 242, checked archives and tried available solutions already.

Rick Boatright rboatright at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 23:08:22 UTC 2009


renaming to php5 will -never- work. if you had like, _one_ file that was the
problem, you could do that, but you would have to re-do all the calls to IT
from every other file. -- hopeless.
The htaccess trick DOES work tho, if your isp supports it.  Good Job!!!

Rick

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Adrian Tysoe <Tysoe at pacbell.net> wrote:

>  Hi, I tried the latest build but it still didn't work, the same problem
> occurs. I Installed a PHP5 database for Wordpress. However, checking with my
> web host 1&1 support FAQ there may be extra steps for some things,  I pasted
> what the support FAQ said at the end of this message.
>
>
>
> One thing it  says is to rename files from .php to .php5 which doesn't seem
> to work.  OK, I tried making an empty  .htaccess  file in my wordpress
> root folderand pasted *AddType x-mapp-php5 .php*  inside it. That seems to
> have fixed the problem.
>
>
>
> I don't know if that's of any use to you, 1&1 Is a pretty big web host,
> might be worth mentioning the above fix in the calendar docs somewhere.
>
>
>
> web host support faq info below.
>
>
>
> ********************
>
>
>
> With 1&1 Linux hosting packages you have the choice between PHP 4 and
> PHP 5. To distinguish a script as PHP 5, simply name the script with the
> file
> extension .php5.
>
> While the PHP developers have done their utmost to ensure compatibility, we
> cannot
> guarantee that PHP 4 scripts will function 100% correctly under PHP 5.
>
> Please note that in contrast to PHP 4, the default for the variable
> RegisterGlobals
> is "off".
>
> By default Apache uses PHP 4 for .php extension. If you don't want to
> rename all your
> scripts to .php5 you can do the following:
> Create a .htaccess file and place the following line *AddType x-mapp-php5
> .php* in it.
>
> This will tell Apache to use PHP 5 instead of PHP 4 for the extension .php
> in the
> directory the .htaccess is placed and all sub-directories under it.
>
> You can use *AddHandler x-mapp-php5 .php* as an alternative for or instead
> of
> *AddType x-mapp-php5 .php*
>
>
>
>
>
> *******************************************************
>
>
>
>
>
> This is an error produced by php4.  The BEST solution is to upgrade to
> php5.
>
>
> Failing that, download the current developmental version from wordpress.
>
>
>
> http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/event-calendar.zip
>
>
>
> and it ought to work for you.  While it's LABELED as developmental, it's
> really pretty much ready for release.
>
>
>
>
>
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