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  • Resolved parham90

    (@parham90)


    Hi,

    I have tried searching for plugins that make it possible to run PHP code in a page. However, they all seem to be out of date, and they mostly are compatible with WordPress 2.8 or 2.9, not WordPress 3.1. I was wondering if there is now a way to run PHP without using these plugins or something alike, or is there another reason for the lack of these plugins being maintained?

    Thanks!

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  • spherical

    (@spherical)

    WordPress is entirely PHP, so that’s not out of scope, by any means. All posts/pages are generated by it, so “running PHP” is something of a conundrum. What are you trying to do?

    parham90

    (@parham90)

    I am converting an already-created website to WordPress. This is the first time I’m using WordPress, so please excuse the newbie-ish questions. 🙂

    I have previously written a contact form, and I thought just copy-pasting the code in that file into the editor for a page might not work. I have already disabled the visual editor and verified that the automatic-balancing of XHTML elements is not checked.

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    parham90

    (@parham90)

    Well, as you see in http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/exec-php/ the plugin is compatible up to version 2.8 of WordPress.

    spherical

    (@spherical)

    OK, we need more information. What are you expecting? What are you seeing instead? I’m guessing that your form code is more than a few lines. Can you post your contact form code on Pastebin and supply a link to it here, so we can see where it might be tripping things up?

    parham90

    (@parham90)

    Pardon me for not updating you further on this.

    It appears that Exec-PHP is actually compatible with the latest WordPress. Installing and then activating the plugin made the code work.

    Thanks for the answers, I appreciate the help! 🙂

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