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How to turn magic_quotes_gpc off

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Many Open Source Software programs like Drupal, Prestashop, Joomla, Etc., require magic_quotes_gpc to be turned off. Below are some steps you need to follow for the same.

  • Login into your cPanel.
  • Go to the File Manager, select your public_html directory and click Go.
  • Open your php.ini with the code editor.
  • Code view of magicquotes Prestashop. Find the magic_quotes_gpc line like the code below and change it from On to Off. (See image to the right)

;Magic quotes;

; Magic quotes for incoming GET/POST/Cookie data.

magic_quotes_gpc = On

Your php.ini should have the following code.

;Magic quotes

;

; Magic quotes for incoming GET/POST/Cookie data.

magic_quotes_gpc = Off

  • Save the changes.
  • Make the php.ini recursive in the .htaccess.
  • Parameters OK PrestashopVisit your phpinfo page by going to your domain and adding phpinfo.php at the end of the URL like the example below.
  • http://example.com/phpinfo.php