- Go to MAMP application >> Preferences (button) >> PHP (tab) >> Choose 5.3.1 or greater >> choose OK.
- Go to the MAMP folder >> bin >> php >> php5.3.6 >> conf >> edit php.ini >> add "magic_quotes_gpc = Off" a few lines above "magic_quotes_sybase = Off".
- Restart MAMP's servers.
For Rochen or some other Joomla hosts similar to its setup
- Create a php.ini file with the following:
magic_quotes_gpc = Off
- Put it in your Joomla 3 root. Then change the htaccess.txt in your Joomla 3 root to .htaccess. Add the following lines to the .htaccess file (at the top) :
deny from all
Change "myusername" and "yourJ3folder" to your respective folders.
.htaccess for some hosts
For some hosts, add "php_flag magic_quotes_gpc off" to the .htaccess file