We want to inform you that PHP 7 has reached the End of Life as of November 28, 2022. As such, we urge all our Web Hosting and WordPress Hosting customers to upgrade their web sites/apps to support PHP 8 as soon as possible to avoid any potential issues with their websites.
Upgrading to PHP 8, you can take advantage of its many benefits, including improved performance, better error handling, and modern web development practices support. PHP 8 also introduces new features such as union types, named arguments, and JIT compiler, which can help you create more efficient and robust web applications.
Not upgrading to PHP 8 can leave your website vulnerable to security vulnerabilities, software incompatibility, and poor website performance. Therefore, it is essential to upgrade to PHP 8 to ensure your website’s security, performance, and compatibility with modern web development trends.
Upgrading to PHP 8 is a straightforward process that involves updating your website’s PHP version and checking your website’s compatibility with the new version. If you need assistance upgrading to PHP 8, read: How to Change PHP Version on cPanel.
In conclusion, we strongly advise all Web4Africa customers to upgrade to PHP 8 as soon as possible to take advantage of its many benefits and avoid any potential issues associated with using the deprecated PHP 7. Doing so can ensure that your website is secure, performant, and future-proof.
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