install the MySQLi extension via cPanel WHM

To install the MySQLi extension via cPanel WHM, check out the following steps:

  1. Log into your cPanel WHM (Root Panel, not Domain Panel)
  2. Find the EasyApache (Apache Update) link, in the Software section
  3. On the EasyApache page, ensure Previously Saved Config is selected and click the Start customizing based on profile button
  4. Keep clicking Next, until you reach the Short Options List page and scroll to the bottom of the page
  5. Click on the Exhaustive Options List button
  6. On this page, scroll down to the PHP section and find MySQL “Improved” extension
  7. Ensure the check box is filled in and scroll to the bottom
  8. Click the Save only button
  9. On the next page, click the Build profile I just saved button
  10. A pop box will appear and ask you to recompile Apache and PHP, select Yes and I understand
  11. Wait until the  Build ouput is complete and the MySQLi extension should now be installed.

Haneef Puttur

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