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    Can't install WordPress (php-mbstring 1- (detected: OFF))

    Hi all,

    I have a CentOS 6 + cPanel VPS and when I try to install WordPress to a newly purchased domain through Installatron, I get a following error message (I tried older versions of WP, but the result is the same):

     

    ! The selected version 5.3.2 is not compatible with the selected install location.
    Requirements:
    php-mbstring 1- (detected: OFF)

     

    I was installing WP on my domains in the past and never had a similar problem.

    Any ideas?

    Mike

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    Re: Can't install WordPress (php-mbstring 1- (detected: OFF))

    @MikeV1 

     

    You need to check in WHM and make sure you have the mbstring PHP extension installed (via EasyApache) - If I had to guess you upgraded PHP but it didn't bring in all the extensions

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    Re: Can't install WordPress (php-mbstring 1- (detected: OFF))

    I have the same problem and followed your instructions, which did not work.