PHP Upgrade to Default

PHP Upgrade to Default


Effective Tuesday, June 21, 2022, our platform will remove legacy PHP versions 7.3 and older for any users who have selected these versions using the PHP Manager.  Your website must use PHP version 7.4 as of Tuesday, June 21, 2022.  Setting the PHP version in your Hosting Control Center to “DEFAULT” will automatically ensure the latest version of PHP for you.  In turn, this will ensure better performance, increased security, greater reliability, and support for modern web standards.  

On Tuesday, June 21, 2022, our platform automatically upgraded our PHP to the DEFAULT version. This upgrade might have impacted you if you were on PHP versions of 7.3 or older. You will need to review and correct your coding to make it compatible with the DEFAULT version prior to Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Failure to do so may cause your site to break when you are moved to the DEFAULT version, and no support will be available for older versions after June 21, 2022.  You can check compatibility and switch versions by following the steps below.

How to check if the site is compatible with the DEFAULT PHP version

Insert the below link in the address bar of the browser: *

Note: Replace * with your complete domain name.

Sites not compatible with the DEFAULT version will load the follow error page:

Sites compatible with the DEFAULT version will load appropriately. 



Steps to upgrade PHP using Control Center

1. Login to Control Center.
2. Click on Web Apps

3. Expand the Utilities section, then click on PHP Manager.

4. Under PHP Version, select DEFAULT, then click Save.

Note: By setting the version to DEFAULT, it will automatically upgrade the site to the latest version. 

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