OptimizePress 3 Recommended Requirements

OptimizePress runs on WordPress which you must be running on a professional hosting/server service (such as SiteGround).  You will also need a domain linked to your hosting in order to license your site.
We recommend hosting your site with SiteGround, but if you are using another web host, please check they have the following:

The following lists the minimum requirements to be able to use OptimizePress 3.

  • The latest version of WordPress is recommended (Absolute minimum WP 5.0, but for secure sites you should use latest version)
  • Memory limit set to at least 512MB, usually in the php.ini file (like this: memory_limit = 512M)
  • WordPress memory limit set to 256MB or 512MB - define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M')
  • The mod_rewrite Apache module
  • PHP 7.0 or higher (PHP 7.4 recommended)
  • PHP upload limit 32MB or higher
  • PHP mbstring extension turned on
  • PHP Shortcodes must be enabled
  • The minimum max_input_vars setting in the php.ini file should be 3000 or higher (like this: max_input_vars = 3000). This allows creating pages with long content such as sales pages.
  • The max_execution_time should be set to 60 to avoid issues with server timeouts during installation.
  • No firewalls blocking access from our licensing server (this is used to validate your license)
  • The server must be online - we are not compatible with localhost installations
  • WordPress Rest API must not be limited

For editing pages in the OptimizePress Page Builder we do also recommend a minimum screen size of 15 inches and resolution of 1280x800. 

PHP variables that would normally be editable within a php.ini file may also be modified by creating a ".user.ini" file (without quotes) within the main WordPress directory. Normally the same directory where you would find your wp-config.php file.
To ensure you set PHP variables correctly, here is what the contents of the .user.ini file should look like (note if your server already meets some of these, you may omit the lines for those variables):
max_execution_time = 60
max_input_time = 60
upload_max_filesize = 35M
post_max_size = 35M
max_input_vars = 3000
memory_limit = 64M
This method works well in most hosting environments. You may need to reboot the server in some cases or wait some time and clear your browser and site cache in order to see the changes.
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