How to turn magic_quotes_gpc off
Many Open Source Software programs like Drupal, Prestashop, Joomla, Etc., require magic_quotes_gpc to be turned off. The snapshot to the right shows the magic quotes On in the phpinfo.php page. This article will show you how to turn maging_quotes_gpc off on your server.
Turning magic_quotes_gpc off
- Login into your cPanel.
- Go to the File Manager, select your public_html directory and click Go.
- Open your php.ini with the code editor.
;Magic quotes ; ; Magic quotes for incoming GET/POST/Cookie data. magic_quotes_gpc = On
Your php.ini should have the following code.
;Magic quotes ; ; Magic quotes for incoming GET/POST/Cookie data. magic_quotes_gpc = Off
Save the changes.
- Make the php.ini recursive in the .htaccess.
- Visit your phpinfo page by going to your domain and adding phpinfo.php at the end of the URL like the example below.
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2017-04-06 9:32 am
Doesn't work. Joomla! 3 Still getting the Error : Your host needs to disable magic_quotes_gpc to run this version of Joomla!
2017-04-06 11:44 am
At this time, magic_quotes should be disabled on all servers by default. Check any caching settings you may have, and clear the cache if possible.
Also confirm if you are seeing magic_quotes enabled in the phpinfo page.