WP doesn't find GD module despite it is installed

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#1 Sun, 02/10/2019 - 18:02

WP doesn't find GD module despite it is installed

Centos 6, php 5.3.3, 5.6 and 7.0 Today I created a new Virtual Host and installed Wordpress. I already have an old WP site in the same server with php 5.3.3 The new installation of WP (I also have set it to use php 5.3.3) doesn't find a GD installation. I discovered that when WP asked to crop an image and also when I tried to install a plugin which also needs the GD module. I posted a WP related question here https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/328318/after-wp-installati... but I guess it is not a WP issue. I could successfully install that plugin in the old WP website. I am asking here for help because the only thing I remember that could be related to this is that I installed php5.6 and php7.0 recently (via Webmin), after the first WP installation years ago.

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:25

With phpinfo(); I discovered that the used php version is 5.6 I don't have selected in Server Configuration -> PHP Versions.
It is 5.3.3 (and it is the default one in VH templates Edit Server Template - Default Settings -> PHP options -> Default PHP Version = 5.3.3) I tried to switch to 5.3.3 saving PHP Versions but it still is 5.6 Anyway, there's no php56-GD in Virtualmin repositories

find -L /home/*/etc/php.ini -xtype l -exec ls -l {} gives me a list of which php version is used by the existing Vhosts That old WP installation and this new one 'have' php5/php.ini

Edit 1: /home/user/public_html/etc/php.ini symlink points to php5/php.ini not to php5.6/php.ini VS install was made exclusively from Virtualmin, no manual configuration from shell but WP installation

Edit 2: I delete entire VHost and installed again. phpinfo() -> version 5.6.25 not 5.3.3 as set in template

Edit 3: yum --enablerepo=centos-sclo-rh-testing install rh-php56-php-gd PHP GD library is installed

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 05:54

have to try to run virtualmin -> system configuration -> recheck config this will make virtualmin auto detect additional php

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