Support » Plugin: Page Links To » [Plugin: Page Links To] Have problem for several months – author contact or other coding help?

  • Resolved mikeashton


    I’ve been having a problem with the add-in Page Links To for several months, since upgrading to version 2.6. The fatal error I get when I try to activate is

    Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_STATIC, expecting T_OLD_FUNCTION or T_FUNCTION or T_VAR or ‘}’ in /blog1/wp-content/plugins/page-links-to/page-links-to.php on line 29

    I have tried multiple times, in several methods, to contact the author (Mark Jaquith) to see if I can roll back the addin since the prior version worked and is important to our site. I’ve not gotten a response, so it looks like I have to self-support. But I’m not a coder and I have no idea what that error is or how to fix it. Any help would be appreciated. (I tried to change the static $instance to a var $instance but that just creates another error).

    Thanks in advance,


    (the relevant website, btw, is )

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  • Moderator cubecolour



    previous versions of plugins can be download from the plugin page – in the column on the right see the ‘other versions’ link

    This kind of error is often due to having PHP4 on your hosting when the plugin needs PHP5. – which is required for the current version of WordPress. If your hosting currently only has PHP4, you need to get your hosting environment on PHP5 – contact your hosting company for this. Also you are using an old version of WordPress, so you should also get that up to date.

    Thanks. My hosting company is Yahoo, so I have little chance of getting them to upgrade.

    I was able to roll back to the prior, working version. I suppose that’s the version I will have for life, now, since there is no way I’ll ever upgrade that add-in since the author is incommunicado.

    Thanks again for the help, cubecolor!

    Moderator cubecolour



    According to this page you can switch your hosting over to PHP5:

    Plugin Author Mark Jaquith


    WordPress Lead Dev

    WordPress requires PHP 5.2.4 now. Follow cubecolour’s advice and switch over to PHP5, and update to the latest version of WordPress.

    Nice to finally reach you, Mark. It’s working fine with the old version. I won’t be updating to the new version. I can’t really have the site essentially go out of commission for a couple of months again in case it doesn’t work right.

    But thanks for finally responding.

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