You’re ready to launch your online shop – you have stunning product photos, compelling descriptions, and the WooCommerce plugin to make it all run smoothly. However, before you can hang your virtual open sign, you need to set up a payment gateway. There are many options to choose from, and it can be hard to determine which one is right for you.
One of the best ways to get your WordPress website on more people’s radar is to increase its performance. Quick loading times can improve the User Experience (UX) and boost your search rankings. However, building a strong, secure, and fast site can seem challenging.
How to Fix the “Your PHP Installation Appears to Be Missing the MySQL Extension Which Is Required by WordPress” Error
One of the most frustrating parts of troubleshooting a WordPress website is when you’re not sure what’s causing the problem. However, some error messages can be very informative, which helps you pinpoint the source of the error. That’s precisely the case when it comes to the message: “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress”.
If you see that particular error, there’s a narrow set of causes that could be behind it.
WordPress powers over 35% of the internet. It’s not surprising that hackers constantly try to compromise the platform. As a website owner, it’s your responsibility to make sure those efforts don't impact your site. But that's no easy task considering how often new vulnerabilities are discovered.