Software Requirements

In order to run PHP Pro Bid the following server requirements should be met.

  • PHP 5.3.27 +
  • MySQL 5.1 +
  • PDO Library w/ MySQL Driver
  • Mcrypt Extension
  • GD Library
The vast majority of hosting providers will meet the above requirements as standard.  If unsure if your hosting provider/server meets the above please do not hesitate to contact us and we can verify compatibility for you.  We also offer PHP Pro Bid Hosting.

Optional Requirements:-

  • cURL Library

(optional) The cURL library is needed by the USPS and Australia Post shipping modules.

  • allow_url_fopen = on

(optional) Required if you wish to allow remote images to be added to listings.

  • SOAPClient

(optional) The SOAPClient library is needed by the UPS and FedEx shipping modules.