Required XMLReader Php extension. You are running your own vps and hosting a website. But after you installed a wordpress site, you see this error: Required XMLReader PHP extension is missing on your server!
How to install XMLReader PHP extension on Linux VPS Ubuntu server?
Run this command:
sudo apt-get install php-xml And then restart Apache: sudo service apache2 restart
That’s it, you’re done.
Install the right version of XMLReader PHP extension
If it doesn’t work, we need to know what is your php version. Simply type this command:
php --version return >> PHP 7.1.33
I uses php 7.1 but to make sure what your website php version and configuration, lets write php code on the website root folder.
This is where my website root folder is located. Your’s maybe different
sudo nano php.php
Paste this code:
<?php phpinfo(); ?>
Then save it
Open your website on a browser: https://[yourwebsite]/php.php
As you can see, I have php version 7.0. We have to install the right version of xmlreader
sudo apt-get install php7.0-xml sudo service apache2 restart
To see the changes, refresh you website and find xmlreader: https://[yourwebsite]/php.php
Now that is is installed and enabled, it should work properly.
For additional information, you can enable it if it is disable:
php -i --enable-xml php -i --enable-xmlreader php -i --enable-xmlwriter
When you’re done, remember to delete the php.php you written earlier.