Moodle 3.2 or later requires at least php 5.6.5

In this article, we will discuss an error produced while installing Moodle version 3.2. As we already known before, Moodle is an open-source learning platform which for further reference can be visited in this link, or specifically in this link for downloading the latest release of Moodle. But to be more cautious, it is best to search the document within the Moodle official website for the requirements needed to run Moodle smoothly. It involves the version of PHP needed by Moodle to be able to be executed. If the version is not suitable with the Moodle which is going to be installed, it will generate the error as specified in the title such as ‘Moodle 3.2 or later requires at least PHP 5.6.5.  The error generated can be shown in the following image :

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FATAL error:$CFG->dataroot is not writable, admin has to fix directory permissions!

The error written in the title of the article which is ‘Fatal error:$CFG->dataroot is not writable, admin has to fix directory permissions !’ is an error triggered when the process of Moodle installation is being executed or it is being carried out. The error specifically popped-out in the form of white blank page with an error message written on it as specified in the title of the article. Below is the error in the form of an image shown as follows :

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Fatal error:$CFG->dataroot is not configured properly, directory does not exist or is not accessible!

The error specified in the title of this article is displayed clearly in the progress of installing Moodle. Briefly explained, Moodle itself is an Open-source learning platform and it can be retrieved from its official website in this link. Upon setting up moodle in the local PC or laptop, the installation process halted and displayed a blank white page with the error printed on it. The error is written as specified in the title which is : “Fatal error:$CFG->dataroot is not configured properly, directory does not exist or is not accessible!”. Below is the image presented the error :

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