my hosting company says that the only way to have php 5 running is to rename all my files .php5. The problem is that there are too many files in silverstripe to be renamed.
Is there a solution to this problem? Maybe I need to rename just one file?
not sure if it works with your hosting provider but you might want to try with a .htaccess file:
Create a file named ".htaccess" and put the following line into it
AddHandler application/x-httpd-php5 .php
Upload it to the root folder and it should do the trick.
PS: In case you can not create a file with that name on your PC (Windows requires a name before the dot) then simply set up the file as "htaccess.txt" and rename it to ".htaccess" after the upload.
Just to add on to typopunk's answer:
Make a htaccess file with this in it:
AddType x-mapp-php5 .php
AddHandler x-mapp-php5 .php
Not that I've got SS to install on my server...
Thank you so much. It's ok now.