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Updating Sphider

Posted by selym 
Updating Sphider
January 27, 2015 05:40PM
I am running an older version of Sphider and just got an email from a user informing me it's no longer working. I get the following error.

Deprecated: Function eregi_replace() is deprecated in /public_html/mydomain.com/include/searchfuncs.php on line 54

I figure an update might be necessary, but I'd hate to lose all my customizations. Is there a doc for 1) the proper way to update Sphider, and 2) a document on how to do so without losing customizations?
Re: Updating Sphider
January 27, 2015 06:15PM
1. There are several suggestions offered here in the forum.
2. No, not avilable. But customizations usually are done in sub folder .../templates/
This folder is not involved for 'deprecated' PHP functions.

Re: Updating Sphider
January 27, 2015 08:20PM
Thanks Tec. Do you happen to recall the urls or keywords used to the forum posts about upgrading? I have tried upgrade, update, new version, and I get nothing helpful.

I've done search tests with phorum before, using keywords taken directly from titles and posts, and they've not been returned. (ie: I believe you there's helpful info already out there, I just don't know how to find it)
Re: Updating Sphider
January 27, 2015 08:47PM
Search for 'deprecated', using the option 'All Dates'
Also these posts might be helpful:
Before you dismiss this subject, finally have a look at Sphider-plus.

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