Server requirements for Joe Workman Foundation stacks?

(Murray Eisenberg) #1

Once a web site using the Foundation Theme and Joe Workman’s stacks for Foundations is uploaded to a web server, Is PHP or any other executable (other than Apache) needed on the server?

(Peter Danckwerts) #2

Don’t think so but you’d need PHP if you wanted to use the contact form. There aren’t many web hosts who don’t offer PHP – if any.

(Murray Eisenberg) #3

My web site provider, a university department, is somewhat paranoid about security, so I very much doubt they’d allow any use of PHP from a web page. That’s why I need to know@

(Robert Ziebol 🖖🏼) #4

SEO Helper and Structure stacks require PHP, and any contact form like @peterdanckwerts mentions will. The page does not need to be PHP with Foundation forms, but you need php on the server. All the rest of the stacks will work fine without PHP.

(Peter Danckwerts) #5

I’ve never heard of a university department which ran web servers without PHP.

(Robert Ziebol 🖖🏼) #6

True, but they might not allow access to them for everyone.

(Murray Eisenberg) #7

Exactly: it’s a matter of protecting security by limiting access.

(Murray Eisenberg) #8

Thanks for the definitive information!