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XF 1.1 MSQLi Errors

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Xarcell, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. Xarcell

    Xarcell Well-Known Member

    I just switched to a new host.

    I see this error when I view source:
    My host claims this extension was installed. Any ideas?

  2. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    Have they added the extension to the correct php.ini file? ;)

    May be worth politely asking if they could check for other php.ini files and ensure they've got the right one! (y)
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  3. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    The error indicates otherwise. Could be what Clickfinity said. But basically contact your host again.

    If you upload this phpinfo.php file (attached below) then you can confirm that mysqli is not installed. You should see a mysqli section in your phpinfo, like this:

    Screen shot 2011-07-13 at 11.12.13 AM.png

    If it's not there then mysqli is not installed.

    Attached Files:

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  4. trilogy33

    trilogy33 Well-Known Member

  5. Xarcell

    Xarcell Well-Known Member

    Thanks, I can verify that it is not installed. I don't know what to do about my hosting situation. The host I'm with is oversold and I want to leave. Renewel is due on 7-2-12. I tried another host, but it only lasted six days. The guy didn't have the experience to be hosting. Now I'm trying a new host and running into different problems. So far, it seems it's been a waste of 2 weeks trying to move all 9 of my domains around. It's hard to find a good shared host nowadays. I don't want to pay for a high end server, just to get better customer service, when I'm only using 2MB disk usage and 3GB bandwidth a month.

    Every host I run into "promises" this and that, but not a single one has fulfilled their promise. I don't know what to do anymore, it's completely frustrating...
  6. trilogy33

    trilogy33 Well-Known Member

    Go for a managed VPS, the middle ground here between shared and a "high"-er end deal.
    There's just one recommendation but if you look around these boards you'll find several.

    For me, I'd move out from shared. Shared is a; roll a dice, take your luck. Sometimes it'll be ok, others, YMMV.
    Best of luck anyways :)
  7. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    Start a thread in off-topic and ask other XF community members for hosting suggestions - explain about your technical requirements and what your ball-park budget is and I'm sure you'll get some honest feedback/reviews/suggestions.

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