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Opened 6 months ago

#48245 new enhancement

Add extra details to the error message for a plugin's minimum supported PHP version

Reported by: johnbillion Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.3
Component: Plugins Keywords: needs-patch servehappy
Focuses: Cc:


When activating a plugin which has a minimum PHP version version requirement that's higher than that which is installed, the following message is shown in a wp_die() error:

Current PHP version does not meet minimum requirements for <plugin>.

This is a blocking error and doesn't provide the user with any information to help them make a decision about what to do next.

Some helpful information should be added to this screen:

  • The plugins' minimum required PHP version
  • The current PHP version
  • A link to the support documentation on how to update PHP

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