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[Resolved] Still Nothing to See…

  • I’ve been trying to get WordPress to run on my Apache2 server. I’ve installed php and I know it works, because it functions as expected for other files that were set up to test php.

    This is running on a Window XP machine.

    I also checked the php.ini file to make sure that the memory was 16M.

    I still get nothing but a blank screen when I try to run the install.php.

    I’ve been through these forum and they only address the memory issue. I’ve also reviewed all the tutorials for installing WordPress, but they all show the process as proceeding flawlessly. Nothing addresses this issue.

    Why doesn’t this work?

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  • This might not help but this is more likely an Apache issue. Not a WP issue.

    If it is Apache, then what would be causing it?

    Jeremy Clark
    Member

    @jeremyclark13

    It sounds like Apache isn’t loading the php module. Read over the Apache docs and see if you can find anything about that.

    php functions when I run the simple test for it (the “hello world” type document).

    Would this make any difference?

    Jeremy Clark
    Member

    @jeremyclark13

    Yes that proves that php is correctly loaded as a php module. One thing you might want to try is typing index.php on the end of you web address.

    Do you mean “http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/index.php”?

    I still get a blank page. For some reason, none of the WP php files seem to be working.

    I just tested the php files again and they are still working. I thought I’d check, just to be sure nothing had changed.

    The only difference I see in the php files that work as opposed to the ones that don’t is their location. The files that work are in the root directory “htdocs” of the Apache server, while the wordpress files are, of course, in the subdirectory “wordpress”.

    Would/should this have any affect on this issue?

    Samuel B
    Participant

    @samboll

    Try using the actual ip address instead of localhost.

    Jeremy Clark
    Member

    @jeremyclark13

    Does your apache error log state anything?

    Let me check both of those posts. Give me a sec.

    I tried this address: “http://127.0.0.1/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php”, but it still just gave me a blank page.

    I’m going to check the error logs now.

    The error logs are packed, but I can’t tell which are the most recent/relavant. How do I clear the error logs so I can run the install.php and check for all the errors?

    Jeremy Clark
    Member

    @jeremyclark13

    I’m not entirely sure how to clear the logs in Apache for windows. If wordpress is the only thing running then all the errors should be from wordpress.

    One thing you can look for to narrow it down is the time when you try to run the install script.

    I believe I’ve narrowed it down to these errors:

    [client 127.0.0.1] PHP Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_STRING in C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\wordpress\wp-config.php on line 3

    [client 127.0.0.1] PHP Notice: Use of undefined constant ABSPATH – assumed ‘ABSPATH’ in C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\wordpress\wp-admin\upgrade-functions.php on line 3

    [client 127.0.0.1] PHP Notice: Use of undefined constant ABSPATH – assumed ‘ABSPATH’ in C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\wordpress\wp-admin\upgrade-functions.php on line 5

    [client 127.0.0.1] PHP Warning: main(ABSPATH/wp-admin/admin-functions.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\wordpress\wp-admin\upgrade-functions.php on line 5

    [client 127.0.0.1] PHP Fatal error: main(): Failed opening required ‘ABSPATH/wp-admin/admin-functions.php’ (include_path=’.;c:\php4\pear’) in C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\wordpress\wp-admin\upgrade-functions.php on line 5

    Jeremy Clark
    Member

    @jeremyclark13

    what version of php are you using? Does it meet the minimum requirements.

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