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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#49307 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Is WordPress version 4.9.8 compatible to MySql ver 8.0 and above?

Reported by: amitdutt24's profile amitdutt24 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.9.8
Component: Database Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


I just wanted to check if WordPress version 4.9.8 compatible to MySql ver 8.0 and above before upgrading my server component. Please advise. I can not update my WP Version. Please assist.

Change History (2)

#1 @amitdutt24
4 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Type changed from feature request to defect (bug)

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
4 years ago

  • Keywords MySql update removed
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Severity changed from critical to normal

Hi there, welcome to WordPress Trac! Thanks for the ticket.

It should be compatible if you set the default_authentication_plugin configuration variable to mysql_native_password instead of caching_sha2_password.

This article might be helpful: How to fix WordPress database connection for MySQL 8.

Related: #38032, #44586, #47280, #48377.

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