Parse error in functions.php (3 posts)

  1. johannmon
    Posted 10 years ago #

    When I attempt to install, install.php runs for a bit and then this appears on my screen:
    Parse error: parse error, expecting T_VARIABLE' or '$'' in /home/xxxxx/public_html/xxxxx/wp-includes/functions.php on line 267
    Fatal error: Call to undefined function: add_action() in /home/xxxxxx/public_html/xxxxxx/wp-includes/functions-formatting.php on line 3
    Any ideas? Thanks.

  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Delete all the files in the wp-includes direcory, and re-upload them.
    It's very probably an ftp error.

  3. johannmon
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Good call, our parental controls software was apparently interfering with the FTP upload. Shut that off and recopied the files, and installation was flawless.

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