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26th Jun 2021

Older versions of PHP going away

As a provider we have to balance security and usability - the vast, vast majority of our users are now using PHP 7.4. Given that PHP version 5.6 is virtually prehistoric now, and not really in use by any customers any longer it no longer makes sense to still make this an option. As a result, we will soon be withdrawing support entirely for not ...

1st Nov 2020

General news and updates

It's been a while since any official announcements. Things have been fairly quiet but I wanted to share some of the latest news and updates with you.   WordPress in cPanel cPanel's "WordPress Manager" feature is being deprecated, but their new replacement, the WordPress Toolkit looks very exciting. The full version has many incredible ...

19th Jul 2020

PHP 7.4 now fully rolled out

PHP 7.4 has now been fully rolled out across our full network. You can now follow the guide linked below to switch your site to PHP 7.4 today if you wish. Note that PHP 7.3 will remain the system default for a while. Unless your PHP version is manually set to a specific version (i.e. if your PHP version is set to "inherit") then it will ...

5th Jul 2020

PHP 7.4 incoming

PHP 7.4 has been out for a bit, but until very recently it hasn't been widely available under cPanel. This is changing soon and we're soon going to be deploying PHP 7.4 across all systems. Note that PHP 7.3 will remain the system standard for some time, but once this is complete you will be able to switch to PHP 7.4 via cPanel in the usual way ...