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  • System requirements:
    • PHP 5.2 or later.
      • Useful settings: allow_url_fopen set to On, register_globals set to Off, magic_quotes_* set to Off, safe_mode set to Off (all in the php.ini file), file_max_upload_size set to "16M".
      • Useful PHP extensions: PDO_MySQL, cURL, SimpleXML, mcrypt, GD, OpenSSL, DOM, SOAP (all in the php.ini file).
      • Useful server tools: cron/crontab, Memcached.
    • MySQL 5.0 or later.
    • Better if:
      • Unix/Linux hosting.
      • Apache Web Server 1.3 or later or nginx Web Server.
        • Apache module settings: mod_rewrite enabled, mod_security disabled, mod_auth_basic disabled.
      • At least 64 Mb of RAM dedicated to PHP.
  • Access codes to your FTP server, your MySQL database and
    • These should be provided by your web-host if you are not doing a local installation.
  • Any text editor.
  • Any FTP client.
  • Any modern Web browser (if using Internet Explorer: at least IE8).