Magento Ecommerce – Run under PHP 5 on 1and1 Web Hosting

Some hosting providers do not yet provide PHP5 on their servers, opting instead to stay with PHP4 for the time being. As Magento is a PHP5-only application, this can be a barrier for some users. This document outlines a possible workaround for such a scenario. The goal is to install PHP5 as a CGI binary and configure the web server (Apache) to use it instead of the default PHP4.

http://www.magentocommerce.com/wiki/magento_installation_guide#appendixphp5_cgi_setup

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  1. The goal is to install PHP5 as a CGI binary and configure the web server (Apache) to use it instead of the default PHP4. Is there any definition about the new PHP5? I want to know more about it.

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