Recommended Server Configuration for WordPress environment

In case you don’t have your own server or you work in different server environments, here are some settings worth checking before installing WordPress in order for the platform to work good. Here is the list of recommended server configuration for WordPress environment.

php.ini file

In php.ini file define the following:
'max_execution_time' => 60;
'memory_limit' => 128;
'post_max_size' => 8;
'upload_max_filesize' => 8;
'max_input_time' => 45;
'file_uploads' => 'on';
'safe_mode' => 'off';

.htaccess file

In .htaccess file:
'php_value max_execution_time' => 60;

wp-congif.php file

In wp-config.php file:
'set_time_limit' => 60;

Disk space

1 GB of disk space should be available.

Memory limit

Memory limit per process: 64 MB (128 MB or more recommended).


Minimal required version of PHP is 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.
PHP 5.2 is already not safe as contains critical vulnerabilities that can be used to harm your website. Some Cherry Framework extensions will not work with PHP 5.2 and require version 5.4 or later.

- PHP 5.4
- MySQL 5.5 or later
- mod_rewrite
- php fopen
- suPHP


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