PHP 4, PHP 5 and PHP 7 Support
What's the main difference between PHP 4, PHP 5 and PHP 7? How come it's preferable to have them all available? How can you switch between them?
PHP, which is an initialism for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, is one of the most widely used server-side programming languages available out there. Any website or Internet application based on PHP will run on a given server provided that a PHP module is enabled, which makes the language really universal and it isn’t a huge surprise that there are a couple of million servers that support it and 100s of millions of PHP sites running on them. PHP is preferred over HTML because it enables you to develop a responsive site with a myriad of options. A PHP-based community website, for example, will show unique content to each user even though the URL will not change. By contrast, HTML sites are static and the page content itself can be updated only manually. Just like any other software, PHP has several versions and the one that was used whilst developing a certain website must be configured on the server in order for the site to work properly.
PHP 4, PHP 5 and PHP 7 Support in Shared Hosting
Our shared hosting
servers support several versions of PHP, which suggests that your websites will work faultlessly even if your scripts are out of date. We know that an old site does not always imply an insecure one as you may have done a lot of mods to its source code. That’s the reason why we support PHP 4, PHP 5 and PHP 7 and you can select which one will be active for your web hosting account. The version can be changed with only one click of the mouse via your Hepsia Control Panel and the update will be applied immediately. If you want to run both older and newer scripts, there’s even an option to use a different version of PHP for each of your domain names simultaneously.
PHP 4, PHP 5 and PHP 7 Support in Semi-dedicated Hosting
We believe that several years spent setting up a site should not go down the tubes, so in case you purchase a semi-dedicated server
from our company, you’ll be able to use any script, irrespective of whether it is old or new. In contrast with a lot of providers, we support a number of different PHP versions on our ground-breaking cloud web hosting platform – 4, 5 and 7. You will not only have the ability to enable the version that you need via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel, but you will also have the opportunity to choose a different version for each individual website. This can be accomplished simply by placing an .htaccess file in the root folder of the given site. You can change the current version not only for a single website, but also for the whole account and the new settings will take effect in less than a few minutes. With our hosting services, you can be sure that you will never bump into any website incompatibility obstacles.