Why is MySQL support missing from the PHP installation?
Our web servers run PHP 7+ as standard. In this version of PHP the MySQL module has been replaced by either the 'mysqli' or 'PDO_MySQL' extension. Read more about the MySQL extension deprecation on PHP's website.
If you have a website using this module we recommend updating your code to use the latest modules. However, if this isn't feasible or you're using third party software, you can run older versions of PHP on our Linux platform. You're able to switch between PHP 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 - all of which support the older MySQL module - by using the 'Switch PHP Version' icon inside the control panel.
Is ionCube PHP Loader installed?
The availability of ionCube can differ between our different platforms and PHP versions. Linux: ionCube Loader is available on our Linux platform for all currently support PHP versions. That's 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1 and 7.2. WordPress: ionCube ...
How do I create a MySQL database?
You can create MySQL databases in seconds directly from your VISYOO control panel. This option is unavailable for packages hosted on our WordPress platform due to its WP-optimised nature. If you need to create a MySQL database, you'll need to move ...
Do you support WordPress Network (Multisite)?
Yes! All our platforms have full support for a WordPress Network (formerly Multisite). You just need to follow the Create A Network article from the WordPress codex to get this setup. Additional Domains As standard, we automatically map the ...
What's the maximum MySQL database size allowed?
At VISYOO, each MySQL database you create can store up to 1024 MB (1 GB) of data. As databases comprise of only text, this is a lot of space in real terms; to put it into perspective, a VISYOO customer’s average database size is just 10 MB. In the ...
How do I change PHP version?
As standard, we run PHP 7+. If you wish to switch version, head HERE > Manage Hosting > [Select Package] > “Switch PHP Version” Our Linux platform has the ability to run different versions of PHP: PHP 5.3 PHP 5.4 PHP 5.5 PHP 5.6 PHP 7.0 PHP 7.1 PHP ...