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I have just finished moving a WordPress site to a new server. Absolutely no changes have been made to the code, but when I try to view the site

mod_fcgid: stderr: PHP Parse error:  syntax error, unexpected '}' in /home/crandall/www/website.com/wp-content/plugins/auto-featured-image/auto-featured-image.php on line 353

I don't see any such issue in the code, which I've pastebin'd below for reference; I haven't been able to find any occurrence of this issue in Google. The only thing I can think of is some extremely esoteric issue relating to PHP versions, as the original server was running PHP 5.2 and the new one is running 5.3.

http://pastebin.com/fLuFVEtB

  • What happens if you execute the code on your workstation? Can you replicate it? If so, it's a code issue. If not, it's more likely a server/configuration issue. – growse Jan 25 '13 at 10:19
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Is short tags turned off on the new server?

There's an <? endif; ?> block just above the error that will be getting missed by PHP if short tags is off.

  • This is exactly it. D'oh. Very well answered, sir. – Sudowned Jan 28 '13 at 22:42

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