Before we begin, ensure that you have met the minimum requirements in order for EasySocial to operate correctly. You may find the basic requirement for EasySocial here:
EasySocial requires that you have Joomla! installed on the site. EasySocial supports the following versions of Joomla!:
Joomla 3.4.7+(Recommended because of security fixes by Joomla)
EasySocial runs on PHP and it requires PHP to exist on the site.
PHP v5.3.3+and above.
ZIPLibrary. Much faster extraction process.
GDLibrary. In order to manipulate images that are uploaded on the site.
CURLLibrary. In order for EasySocial to perform outgoing connections.
Iconvpackage to be installed on your server.
FFMpeg v2.8.xLibrary. Used in video manipulation on the site.
MB StringLibrary. Used in manipulating strings.
|memory_limit||64MB||128MB||It determines the maximum amount of memory that site can use.|
|upload_max_filesize||8MB||128MB||It determines the size of files that can be uploaded on the site.|
|post_max_size||8MB||128MB||It determines the size of files that can be posted on the site.|
|max_execution_time||60||120||It determines the maximum execution time for the site in seconds.|
|magic_quotes_gpc||Off||Off||On Joomla 3 and above, this needs to be explicitly disabled as per Joomla's requirements.|
EasySocial requires a minimum version of
Checking System Requirements
Joomla! provides system administrator's an extremely simple method to check the your system requirements. These options are available through
System > System Information.
You can also create a very simple PHP script and include the codes below in your php file.
<?php // This is a very simple method to load up php's settings. phpinfo(); ?>
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