Internet Information Services, commonly referred to as IIS, is a web server application produced by Microsoft. WordPress as well as Shopp can be successfully deployed to an IIS server, however operation can be adversely affected by a number of environmental factors.
The aim of this document is to catalog as many known issues as possible in terms of the symptoms, cause and remedy, wherever these are known.
Request URI problems
Symptoms: editing the Shopp settings pages is not possible, as a blank page is displayed after clicking the save or submit button.
Cause: Shopp expects the
$_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] variable, which it uses to set the form action attribute on various admin panels, to contain both the URI path and query. In some cases however the query is missing. In other words:
- Shopp expects the variable to be something like this:
- When installed on certain versions of IIS it is instead set to something like this:
Remedy: at an appropriate point in the code, a new line can be added to modify the value of
$_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']. The URI query can be obtained using
- Shopp Compatibility List
- Activation Fails With Blank Page
- Issues with WordPress MU Domain Mapping Plugin
- CURLPROTO FILE Cannot Be Activated
- File Uploads Generate HTTP Error 406
- Find Full File Path
- Error: open_basedir Restriction in Effect.
- Updating Shopp Using WordPress Plugin Updater Fails
- Download Failed due to Bad Request or Not Authorized
- No Base of Operations or Target Markets