I've been so frustrated with this whole PHP5.0 verse PHP4.0 versions in my 1and1.com hosting account regarding my wordpress sites. I had to write a quick post about this issue because I discovered that when my automatic upgrades were “hanging up” or not upgrading through the cpanel….that I wasn't the only one with this frustration. It was nearly impossible to update any plugin or install one. I just thought it was “the way it was going to be”.
Last week I read a post about WordPress PHP 4 and MySQL 4 End of Life Announcement that stated they will eventually stop supporting PHP4.0 version and ummm well you better get your stuff upgraded soon. So I started to dive in to look at the problem. The funny thing is MySQL in my 1and1 cpanel said this: