PHP 8 Update

The end-of-life date for PHP 7.4 was November 28, 2022.

If your website is still using PHP 7.4, an outdated version of the programming language that WordPress is built upon, it is time to upgrade.

Running PHP 7.4 means that your site will no longer receive security updates, bug fixes, or improvements from the PHP development team. This can leave your site vulnerable to security risks and much harder to maintain or improve in the future.

Upgrading your website to the latest version of PHP will provide important benefits:

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  1. Ensure the website will continue to function properly into the future.
  2. Avoid expensive emergency fixes if the old version stops working. 
  3. Better performance for your website. There is a significant performance boost with the PHP 8 upgrade.
  4. Improved security and peace of mind that your site is continuing to receive security patches.
  5. Better syntax for writing code for future enhancements.

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