Unfortunately, PHP developers have stopped support for older PHP versions. Legacy PHP code becomes a prime target for unauthorized access or website defacing by malicious actors. Unsupported PHP versions no longer receive crucial security patches and may hold bugs fixed in later major releases. Staying up-to-date is your best defence against these potential issues.
As a courtesy to our clients, we have offered extended support for EOL PHP for some time. Unfortunately, cPanel completely discontinued support for End Of Life (EOL) PHP versions.
To this effect, we are removing support for older PHP versions (Older than 7.4) and will eventually discontinue support for the old branches of PHP (which are at EOL) to ensure that our server environments receive the latest security features and remain supported for as long as possible.
You can check the PHP version your domains are using right in your cPanel account and upgrade it to the latest version.
Start by opening the MultiPHP Manager interface by navigating to: cPanel >> Software and then clicking on MultiPHP Manager:
Our clients with applications running non-supported PHP versions are required to update the applications before Sep 30, 2023.
As always, if you have any other questions or concerns about this change, or anything else, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Technical Support team.
Thursday, August 31, 2023