How To Enable MCrypt PHP Extension


For installing the SocioQuiz on a web server, MCrypt is an essential PHP extension. We got some emails saying that folks can’t install SocioQuiz because of the MCrypt PHP extension missing error. In this post, we will show you that how can you enable MCrypt PHP extension using cPanel

How To Enable MCrypt PHP Extension

First of all, log in to your cPanel.

Enable MCrypt PHP Extension

Now, you need to choose the option called ‘select PHP extensions’.

all php extensions

On the next screen, you can see available and active PHP extensions on the screen.

all php extensions

You need to enable the MCrypt extension there and save the changes.

enable mcrypt extension

You will get a success message on the screen soon.

mcrypt saved

That’s all. This is how you can enable MCrypt PHP extension using the cPanel. If you need to enable the PDO extension, check out this post.

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