WordPress Errors With 1and1 Hosting

Occasionally WordPress experiences problems when uploading images or upgrading plugins. After some Googling I found the solution on this site.

You need to add these lines to your .htaccess file. If you don’t have the file just create one.

Options All -Indexes
AddType x-mapp-php5 .php
AddHandler x-mapp-php5 .php

This will make sure that all php files are treated as php 5.

2 thoughts on “WordPress Errors With 1and1 Hosting”

    1. Hi Christine,
      Thanks for the information. For clarification this post was not for people using 1and1’s built-in blog plugin and instead for those who have taken the hard way and installed it on their own.
      -Dan

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