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I get 'MySQL server has gone away' error

If you see error message 'MySQL server has gone away', it might be that your script is not optimized and makes too many connections to the database (or your website is very active, has many users online at the same time).

You may also get this error if your script executes heavy/slow MySQL queries. First of all, you should check if your database is well optimized and has indexes where needed. You should contact the script developers and ask assistance.

You can also query Google for this error message: http://www.google.com/search?q=MySQL+server+has+gone+away