To run WordPress we recommend your host supports:
That’s really it. We recommend Apache or Nginx as the most robust and featureful server for running WordPress, but any server that supports PHP and MySQL will do.
Ask for it
Here’s a letter you can send to your host; copy and paste!
I’m interested in running the open-source WordPress web software and I was wondering if my account supported the following:
- PHP 5.6 or greater
- MySQL 5.6 or greater
- The mod_rewrite Apache module