[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #55208: WordPress 5.9 on PHP 8.1

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Wed Mar 9 20:58:27 UTC 2022

#55208: WordPress 5.9 on PHP 8.1
 Reporter:  vbss2018wordpress  |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  defect (bug)       |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal             |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Upgrade/Install    |     Version:  5.9
 Severity:  normal             |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  close              |     Focuses:
Changes (by jrf):

 * keywords:  php81 => close


 Eh.. the MySQL extension was removed from PHP when PHP 7.0 was released.

 This doesn't sound like an issue with WordPress, but as an issue with a
 misconfigured hosting account in which the (required) `mysqli` extension
 has not been enabled (on PHP 8.1 or at all).

 You may want to have a read through the documentation on installing
 WordPress: https://wordpress.org/support/article/how-to-install-wordpress/

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/55208#comment:3>
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