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Error when Accessing Mac's FF thread

Fatal Error in simple_html_dom.parse_charset();

Call to undefined function mb_detect_encoding()
The error occurred on or near: /srv/sites/forums.rpgamer.com/releases/20170126050529/vanilla/library/vendors/simplehtmldom/simple_html_dom.php
984: // If we couldn't find a charset above, then lets try to detect one based on the text we got...
985: if (empty($charset))
986: {
987: // Have php try to detect the encoding from the text given to us.
988: $charset = mb_detect_encoding($this->root->plaintext . "ascii", $encoding_list = array( "UTF-8", "CP1252" ) );
989: if (is_object($debugObject)) {$debugObject->debugLog(2, 'mb_detect found: ' . $charset);}
991: // and if this doesn't work... then we need to just wrongheadedly assume it's UTF-8 so that we can move on - cause this will usually give us most of what we need...
992: if ($charset === false)
[/srv/sites/forums.rpgamer.com/releases/20170126050529/vanilla/library/vendors/simplehtmldom/simple_html_dom.php:844] simple_html_dom->parse_charset();
[/srv/sites/forums.rpgamer.com/releases/20170126050529/vanilla/library/vendors/simplehtmldom/simple_html_dom.php:91] simple_html_dom->load();
[/srv/sites/forums.rpgamer.com/releases/20170126050529/vanilla/applications/vanilla/controllers/class.discussioncontroller.php:173] PHP::str_get_html();
[/srv/sites/forums.rpgamer.com/releases/20170126050529/vanilla/library/core/class.dispatcher.php:326] DiscussionController->index();
[/srv/sites/forums.rpgamer.com/releases/20170126050529/vanilla/index.php:44] Gdn_Dispatcher->dispatch();
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Application: Vanilla
Application Version: 2.3
PHP Version: 7.0.13-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Operating System: Linux
Server Software: Apache/2.4.18 (Ubuntu)
Referer: http://forums.rpgamer.com/categories/staff-review-blogs
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/55.0.2883.87 Safari/537.36
Request Uri: /discussion/25446/macs-final-fantasy-30th-anniversary-journey
Controller: simple_html_dom
Method: parse_charset

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  • foxworthfoxworth Practical Problem Solver Administrators
    I've been in the process of moving the forums over to a new server, and missed turning off debugging
    This space for rent.
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