RSS-Script: Server Compatibility Test

RSS-Script: Compatibility Test

Test Should Be What You Have
PHP 5.2.0 or higher 5.6.37
IonCube Enabled Enabled
XML Enabled Enabled, and sane
PCRE Enabled Enabled
Zlib Enabled Enabled
mbstring Enabled Enabled
iconv Enabled Enabled
Data filtering Enabled Enabled
Tidy Enabled Disabled
cURL Enabled Enabled
Parallel URL fetching Enabled Enabled
allow_url_fopen Enabled Enabled

What does this mean?

  1. PHP: You are running a supported version of PHP. No problems here.
  2. IonCube: You are running a supported version of IonCube Loader. No problems here.
  3. XML: You have XMLReader support or a version of XML support that isn't broken installed. No problems here.
  4. PCRE: You have PCRE support installed. No problems here.
  5. allow_url_fopen: You have allow_url_fopen enabled. No problems here.
  6. Data filtering: You have the PHP filter extension enabled. No problems here.
  7. Zlib: You have Zlib enabled. This allows SimplePie to support GZIP-encoded feeds. No problems here.
  8. mbstring and iconv: You have both mbstring and iconv installed! This will allow RSS-Script to handle the greatest number of languages. No problems here.
  9. Tidy: The Tidy extension is not available. RSS-Script should still work with most feeds/articles, but you may experience problems with some.
  10. cURL: You have cURL support installed. No problems here.
  11. Parallel URL fetching: You have HttpRequestPool or curl_multi support installed. No problems here.

Bottom Line: Yes, you can!

Your webhost has its act together!

You can run the latest version of RSS-Script from

This compatibility test has been borrowed (and slightly adapted) from the one supplied by We have kept most of their checks intact as we use SimplePie in our application.

Date: 2018-08-17