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[resolved] Can't activate. error Couldn't find constant DB_CHARSET in alo-easymail.php (4 posts)

  1. StandOutSites
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Upon first install, getting the following error

    Warning: constant() [function.constant]: Couldn't find constant DB_CHARSET in /home/xxxxx/public_html/wp-content/plugins/alo-easymail/alo-easymail.php on line 160

    and the message

    ALO Easymail Newsletter needs attention!
    The plugin database tables have not properly installed: you can try to deactivate and activate the plugin.
    For more info, visit the FAQ of the site..

    The plugin generated 232 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already sent” messages, problems with syndication feeds or other issues, try deactivating or removing this plugin.

    i tried deactivating and re-activating. the same error. please help.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/alo-easymail/

  2. eventualo
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Double check that in your wp-config.php there is this line:
    define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');
    I don't know if it will be enough to solve the problem, let us know.

  3. StandOutSites
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    when i do that, then my WMPL plugin breaks. and all russian characters turn into gibberish

  4. StandOutSites
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    ok, here's what happened.

    1. I now set this line in wp-config.php
      define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');
    2. then I successfully installed ALO Newsletter plugin
    3. then, i disabled that line in wp-config.php
      //define('DB_CHARSET', 'utf8');

    it seems to working now without any error messages. i'll see if it will work later.

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