Which version of php support Sparkling theme ?

Hello i can’t find but which version is supported on theme Sparkling can we use php 7.4 without problem ? Thanks

Hi there

Not sure about the 7.4 version but it works without any problem on 7.2 version,
Soon we will make it compatible with the latest version of the PHP

I am using old version of sparkling theme 2.3.2 with wp 5.5.3 and php 7.4.13, its working. I would like to use wp 5.6 and php 8, but with that flexslider is not working. So i wait new release, but i would like to use old and thinner version.

Hi there

I would not recommend using PHP version 5.6 this is even not allowed by WordPress, also, version 8 is not ready as well for WordPress

PHP 8 not compatible

After upgrading to PHP 8.0 the site does not work -shows a white page- and causes this error:

Got error 'PHP message: PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Undefined constant “HEADER” in […]/wp-content/themes/sparkling/inc/custom-header.php:56

Downgrading to PHP 7.4, site works again.

As far as I understand the code at wp-content/themes/sparkling/inc/custom-header.php, this must be chenged:

	@$a = HEADER; // @codingStandardsIgnoreLine
	@$b = TEXTCOLOR; // @codingStandardsIgnoreLine


	@$a = 'HEADER'; // @codingStandardsIgnoreLine
	@$b = 'TEXTCOLOR'; // @codingStandardsIgnoreLine

Change must be applied to parent theme, not child theme.

With this changes, site works in PHP 8.

This is taken from sparkling theme wordpress support forum:

With gratitude,

Hey there

Even WordPress is not fully ready for PHP 8 yet, so, its also not a good idea to have it on the site

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