Support » Plugin: WP Hide Post » Error for PHP 7.1

  • Your plugin isn’t php 7.1 compatible? we are getting this error:

    Warning: Parameter 2 to wp_hide_post_Public::query_posts_join() expected to be a reference, value given in /homepages/7/d711417763/htdocs/clickandbuilds/SmartwatchSpex/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 286

    on everywhere, so we had to deactivate it

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  • Having the same problem.

    Can be fixed like explained here:

    For future reference:

    In my case, the error was caused by a bit of code in the WP Hide Post plugin. I fixed it by connecting to my server via SFTP, then navigating to the WP Hide Post plug-in directory, as shown below.


    1. Open class-wp-hide-post-public.php and do a search for &$.
    2. Remove the all & that appear in front of the $ and save your file.
    3. Refresh your website and the problem should be fixed.
    4. If you’re using a caching plugin you may need to force purge your cache and try again.

    Apparently, PHP 7.1 doesn’t like & in front of $query parameters in functions.

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