Server Requirements

It's a good idea to first make sure that your web server meets the minimum requirements to run TubePress.
This article is part of a series on getting started using TubePress in standalone PHP.
This article applies to TubePress when used in standalone PHP. WordPress users should refer to this article instead.

It's a good idea to first make sure that your web server meets the minimum requirements to run TubePress. The only critical requirements are that you are using PHP 5.3.29 or higher and that you are not running the APC extension.

Additionally, if you intend to use TubePress in any language other than English, TubePress requires the PHP Multibyte String extension (enabled by default in most PHP installations).

Not sure if your server meets this requirement? You should either:

  1. Ask your hosting provider or
     
  2. Use our PHP script which checks your server for the requirements. Here's how to use it:
     
    1. Using a web browser, visit this URL. You'll see some PHP source code.
       
    2. Save the source code to disk (File > Save from your web browser's menu, or just hit Ctrl-S). It should be saved somewhere on your local machine, and the name of the file should be check.php.
       
    3. Upload check.php to your website's document root.
       
    4. Using a web browser, visit http://<yourdomain.com>/check.php. The output of this page should be self-explanatory and will look similar to the following:

      TubePress requirements check output
       


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