Support » Plugin: Background Manager » [Plugin: Background Manager] Get PhP error when activating plug in

  • Resolved wickedflavortv

    (@wickedflavortv)


    I keep getting this error

    Warning: Unexpected character in input: ‘\’ (ASCII=92) state=1 in /usr/local/pem/vhosts/107666/webspace/httpdocs/wickedflavortv/wp-content/plugins/background-manager/background-manager.php on line 45 Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in /usr/local/pem/vhosts/107666/webspace/httpdocs/wickedflavortv/wp-content/plugins/background-manager/background-manager.php on line 45

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/background-manager/

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  • Got the same error:
    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING

    When I replace the backslashes with forwardslashes on
    background-manager.php, it proceeded but got an error again
    because of the other backslashes found within the plugin files.

    Plugin Author myatu

    (@myatu)

    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in (…)/wp-content/plugins/background-manager/background-manager.php on line 45

    This error is due to the PHP version you are using. The plugin requires PHP version 5.3 or better.

    I will add this to the FAQ, as well as making this requirement more clear (it is stated in the “Installation” page, however).

    Technical reason: The plugin makes use of namespaces, as well as other features available in the most current versions of PHP 5.

    Ok, it works now! Updated my PHP version 🙂

    Ramzii

    (@ramzii)

    How does one update his PHP version?

    I thought only the hosting company the server is located can do that?

    Plugin Author myatu

    (@myatu)

    How does one update his PHP version?

    I thought only the hosting company the server is located can do that?

    It really depends on your hosting provider.

    Some hosting providers, like OVH, you can set a variable in the .htaccess file, specifying which version of PHP to use.

    Others you need to specifically ask them to upgrade PHP or move you to a server with a newer version.

    If you have your own server, check the OS instructions on how to upgrade (ie., on Linux distros using ‘apt-get’, ‘yum’ or ‘pacman’).

    How the use this plugin in PHP Old version? like 5.2.5 plz inform.

    Plugin Author myatu

    (@myatu)

    Hi!

    I’m sorry, but this plugin will not work with any version older than PHP 5.3.

    You may try its predecessor WP Flickr Background.

    Thanks for the updates… I have use the WP Flickr Background but fade in/out effects it’s not working, and Change Frequency the its too long, I thing time use in 5 to 10 sec.

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