Plugin Requirements

We are doing our best to ensure our membership websites run faster with the new BuddyBuilder plugin. To achieve this, we ensure that the plugin is running on the latest trend in technology available. 

Below are the system requirements you need in order to use BuddyBuilder:

WordPress 5.0 or Greater

BuddyBuilder plugin works with WordPress version 5.0 or greater.

PHP 5.6 or Greater

Note: In case your website is hosted on a server with an older PHP, you may experience compatibility issues. We recommend you to contact your hosting provider to upgrade to the latest version of PHP.

MySQL 5.6 or Greater

MySQL version 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.0 or greater. MariaDB is only required if you are not using MySQL.

Below is a list of items you should ensure your host can comply with.

  • Check to ensure that your web host has the minimum requirements to run WordPress.
  • Always make sure you are running the latest version of WordPress.
  • Make sure that your host has a PHP memory limit set to 128MB recommended.
  • Always create secure passwords FTP and Database.