PHP is the open-source scripting language that WordPress is built on. Keeping your site’s PHP version up-to-date allows your site to utilise all of PHP’s latest features and improvements, resulting in optimised security and speed. At WPhost, we work hard to ensure our customers have access to the latest versions of PHP, and we typically make those versions available as soon as we’ve completed the necessary testing. All new sites
We’re so excited to announce some amazing, new features of our Managed Plugin Updates service! Here’s just a few of the new features: Automatic backups and rollbacks Visual regression testing Weekly or daily update frequency (previously only monthly) Updates run outside of New Zealand business hours Real experts to help you troubleshoot WPhost Managed Plugin Updates takes the best of AI technology and adds a layer of real WordPress experts.
In our continued efforts to offer the latest technologies on our platform, we’re announcing support for PHP 7.4! As of June this year, all new sites on WPhost use PHP 7.4. Older sites are scheduled to be upgraded to PHP 7.4 on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at 5AM NZDT. Sites upgrading from PHP 7.2/7.3 to 7.4 can see increases in performance and also stay up to date as previous versions
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