PHP, which is an abbreviation for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, is one of the most famous open-source programming languages out there. Any website or Internet application created with PHP will run on a given server provided that a PHP module is enabled, which renders the language really universal and it’s not really a surprise that there are actually a few million servers that support it and 100s of millions of PHP-powered sites running on them. What makes PHP preferred over HTML is the fact that it enables you to develop a dynamic website with loads of different options. A PHP-based community website, for instance, will show unique content to each user irrespective of the fact that the page URL will remain unchanged. By contrast, HTML-based websites are static and the page content itself can be updated only manually. Like any other software program, PHP has several versions and the one that was used whilst creating a certain website must be installed on the server so that the site can run correctly.

PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 Support in Shared Web Hosting

If you order a shared web hosting plan from our company, you will never have to ponder over whether or not your sites are compatible with the hosting environment, since we offer support for different PHP versions for your convenience’s sake. The Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to select PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 with only one single click and in case you need to change the version, the update will take effect immediately. In this way, many years of work on websites created with an older version won’t be wasted. Our web hosting platform will even permit you to use a different version of PHP for each domain hosted in your account, so you can run newer and older scripts at the same time. Most web hosting providers on the market support one, sometimes two PHP versions. In contrast with them, we strongly hold that you should be the one to select the version that will be used by your very own websites.

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

Our semi-dedicated servers support multiple PHP versions, which suggests that you will be able to run all the applications that you have built throughout the years. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with each and every semi-dedicated server account, will allow you to activate the required version with just one click of the mouse. You can select between PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8. If you’d like to host multiple websites in the exact same account and they have various requirements in respect to the web hosting platform, you’ll be able to choose a different PHP version for each of them no matter which version is enabled for the account as a whole. That’s possible thanks to our custom-developed cloud web hosting platform, which permits us to run different PHP versions at the same time. In stark comparison, most web hosting vendors normally offer one, in very rare cases – two versions.