PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, also called PHP, is a popular general-purpose programming language, which can be used to set up dynamic websites with interactive components such as discussion forums, online learning sites or community sites. In contrast with static HTML websites, a PHP-powered site can display unique web content to each visitor under the same exact URL. Because of the fact that PHP-based Internet applications can be managed via a Control Panel, which you can log into using any web browser, you won’t need any computer programming experience or previous experience whatsoever to administer a PHP-driven site. The fact that 100s of millions of sites around the world are built on PHP is indicative of the language’s popularity and simplicity of use. You must only confirm that the server where you host your site supports the same exact version of PHP as the one that you used while creating the website.

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

If you order a shared hosting plan from us, you won’t ever need to ponder whether your sites are compatible with the web hosting environment, since we support different versions of PHP for your convenience. The Hepsia Control Panel will permit you to choose PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 with only one mouse click and if you wish to change the version, the new settings will be applied instantaneously. In this way, many years of work on sites created with an older version of PHP won’t be lost. Our hosting platform will even allow you to use a different version of PHP for each domain hosted in your account, which suggests that you can use older and newer scripts at the same time. Most hosting companies on the marketplace offer one, sometimes two versions of PHP. Unlike them, we believe that you should be the one to choose 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

In case you have a site created in an older PHP version and you have committed time and effort towards developing it, repairing security loopholes and embedding web content, you’ll need to find a hosting service that can support it, as the great majority of hosting suppliers these days support only the most recently published version of PHP and drop the older ones. We, however, have decided to allow you to choose the exact version that your websites need. Our semi-dedicated plans support PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8, so you’ll be able to run both older and newer scripts without losing any manual tweaks or frittering away time and efforts struggling to make your websites compatible with the hosting environment. The current version can be changed via the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and such an update will apply to the whole account, but you will also have the ability to specify a different PHP version for each individual website hosted in your account using an .htaccess file.