SocialEngine 4: E_DEPRECATED Error

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Have you recently upgraded your version of Social Engine to 4.8.7 and now receiving the following error:

Notice: Use of undefined constant E_DEPRECATED – assumed ‘E_DEPRECATED’ in /var/www/web57/html/Haustiercom/application/modules/Core/Bootstrap.php on line 40
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Error code: 20858a

This issues is caused by your server / hosting account as it is set to use a PHP version less than 5.3

There are 2 fixes to this, please see below:

Please download the files attached “Bootstrap” and “Scaffold” unzip the following files and replace with the existing files on your server at the below paths with these new files:


This should now fix the issues you are facing with E_DEPRECATED

The second fix is to change the PHP version associated with your hosting account. To do this at Arvixe, please see this article.

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Andrew Cross

Hi, I'm Andrew. A am a 26, ICT Administrator which offers support to company's around the South Wales Area. I have created a few social sites for myself and other company's. So far 2 out of 3 have been successful using the powerful SocialEngine Script. I continue to try and help the community of SocialEngine by giving Support and Technical Help where possible.

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