PHP is among the most widely used general-purpose server-side scripting languages. It is very popular because it’s free software, which can be used to build responsive sites like community web portals, web shops or e-teaching sites rather than static HTML-based websites. A PHP module should be installed on the server where a PHP-driven website is hosted so that its source code can be ‘decoded’. Because there aren’t any license fees for this sort of module and the language provides countless options for the apps that you set up, there’re hundreds of millions of PHP sites. Also, there’re heaps of open-source PHP scripts, which you can use for your websites without the need to possess any programming experience. As there’re a handful of PHP versions, you ought to verify whether the exact same version that you used while setting up your site is enabled on the web server as well.

PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 Support in Cloud Website Hosting

With our cloud website hosting services, you’ll be able to select the version of PHP that will be active for your hosting account, since we offer support for different versions. With only one click of the mouse, you will be able to switch between PHP 4, 5, 7 and whenever a new version is introduced in the future, we’ll add it to the Hepsia Control Panel without removing the older versions. In this way, you’ll be able to host all the sites that you have built throughout the years. In stark contrast to a lot of other web hosting suppliers, we will not force you to update such sites, as a script may be outdated, but this does not automatically mean that it’s insecure as you may have edited its source code to repair security loopholes. For your convenience, you will even be able to specify a different version of PHP for each single site hosted in your shared web hosting account.

PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 Support in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Even in case your websites were built with an older version of PHP, you will be able to host them in a semi-dedicated server account from us, since we support multiple versions running simultaneously on our semi-dedicated servers and each of them can be activated for your account with no more than a click of the mouse through our custom-developed Hepsia Control Panel. Aside from the latest PHP 8, we also offer support for 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 and the older PHP 4. The latter has already been abandoned by the great majority of hosting providers, but we feel that you should not be forced to modify a site that took years to develop, since older script language syntax does not automatically imply security loopholes. Quite the opposite, a rightly maintained site using PHP 4 can be more reliable than a badly maintained one using PHP 5. For the sake of your convenience, we will also provide you with the possibility to select a different version for each site within the account.