wpsnoop Fatal error: Cannot redeclare defender_backward_compatibility()
If you are dealing with a WordPress issue where a PHP Function defender_backward_compatibility() was already declared it is most likely due to a plugin/theme conflict.
wpsnoop scanned and analyzed over 100,000 WordPress plugins and themes to find and locate potential conflicts including functions that share the same name.
This page has information on the 1 place where that function is declared and used in WordPress plugins and themes.
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Our database has uncovered 1 different instance of potential conflict where different plugins or themes share the function name.Examples of this error include:
PHP Fatal error: Cannot redeclare defender_backward_compatibility() (previously declared in wp-content/plugins/defender-security/src/functions.php:101)
This file is part of the WordPress plugin Defender and could be interacting with another theme or plugin and causing a fatal error.
The error occurs because two (or more) plugins that you are using are both trying to declare a function with the same name.