@Hotclutch You are absolutely correct. I stand corrected. I ran into this exact problem when I was moving an old osC site from a server running PHP 5.x to a different server with PHP v7.x. However, as I now look back into my notes, it was NOT a PHP issue. Instead, the SQL setup on the new server was much more strict. The resolution was ... On my local WAMP server, after locating the file my.ini file, I had to edit the line that said "sql-mode= ... <blah, blah, blah> ....", and co