[pmwiki-users] Content of pages not shown anymore in view mode after upgrade

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Sat Aug 31 15:35:54 PDT 2019

There is already a new version that should be PHP 7.2 compatible here:


Please report if it doesn't -- we may have forgotten something.

If you upgrade :  http://www.pmwiki.org/Upgrades

On 01/09/2019 00:29, Reiner Buehl wrote:
> line in config.php causing both the errors in the apache log and the
> disapearing of the content:
> include_once("cookbook/AdvancedTableDirectives.php");
> Is this cookbook on the list that will be fixed?

> Am 2019-09-01 00:04, schrieb Petko Yotov:
>> It is likely that your hosting provider changed the PHP version (or
>> you changed providers), because there are no dramatic changes between
>> 2.2.86 and 2.2.118.
>> This almost certainly comes from older recipes/addons or skin which
>> instruct pmwiki.php to perform a replacement that is no longer
>> supported by recent PHP versions.
>> See the page  http://www.pmwiki.org/Troubleshooting
>> There can be different causes for page or page/section blanking, and
>> for the "deprecated" warnings, documented in that page.
>> How to find which addons cause the messages and the blanking of the 
>> pages:
>> * disable all skins and addons,
>> * get the most recent version of every addon/recipe/module/skin you
>> use (read release notes),
>> * enable the addons one after another to see what works.
>> If you have any difficulty please report. We are in the process of
>> fixing all addons for PHP 7, if you need some that are not fixed we'll
>> do them first.
>> Petko
>> --
>> If you upgrade :  http://www.pmwiki.org/Upgrades
>> On 31/08/2019 23:50, Reiner Buehl wrote:
>>> after an upgrade from 2.2.86 to 2.2.118, my PMwiki instance doesn't
>>> show any content anymore in regular view. If I switch to edit mode, I
>>> can still see the PMwiki notation of the content that should be there
>>> but in view mode, I only see the sidebar, headers and footers but the
>>> content area stays empty.
>>> In the Apache error.log, I see many lines like this:
>>> PHP Warning:  preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported,
>>> use preg_replace_callback instead in /var/www/pmwiki/pmwiki.php on
>>> line 1790
>>> What could I do to get the content visible again?

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