Smallsite Design uses the PHP programming language, but it needs to have the correct version and other settings.
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This procedure is intended to be performed by: Site owner.
To configure PHP for use with Smallsite Design:
2Open the PHP Selector page
by clicking the Select PHP version option under the Software section.
3Specify PHP version
4Enable PHP extensions
4-1Enable a disabled extension
by clicking on one of the dom, gd, intl, xsl or zip checkboxes not already checked.
If the Smallsite Design installation shows a Fail for one of more of these, select another version of PHP. Otherwise lodge a support ticket with your hosting provider as to why those extensions are not available.
by clicking the checkbox for each of the remaining required but unchecked extensions.
by clicking on the Options link at the top of the page.
5-2Disable remote data access
by unchecking the allow_url_fopen option if not already.
5-3Hide PHP details
by unchecking the expose_php option.
Preventing knowledge of whether a site runs on PHP or which version of it may help to mitigate against attacks on the site.
by checking the zlib.output_compression option.
Compressing pages and resources being delivered by the site can substantially reduce site bandwidth and enable a faster and cheaper experience for some mobile users.