PHP, which is a bacronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, is one of the most popular general-purpose server-side coding languages out there. Any website or web application created using PHP will run on a given web server as long as a PHP module is activated, which renders the language truly universal and it is not very unusual that there are several million web servers that support it and hundreds of millions of PHP sites running on them. PHP is preferred over HTML owing to the fact that it allows you to develop a dynamic website with an immense number of options. A PHP-based social networking website, for instance, will show different content to each visitor even though the URL won’t change. On the other hand, HTML sites are static and the page content can be edited only manually. Just like any other piece of software, PHP has several versions and the version that was used while developing a specific website must be set up on the web server so that the site can run correctly.

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

We’ve made a decision not to prevent our current and potential customers from picking the PHP version that their sites will use, which goes to say that if you get a shared website hosting package from our company, you will be able to choose between versions 4, 5 and 7, not only for the web hosting account in general, but also for each domain that you host. This can be done with just one single click through our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel via which all hosting accounts are administered, which is the reason why you won’t have to possess any programming or technical expertise. You’ll be able to manage websites built with both old and new PHP scripts without having to cope with any predicaments, so if you want to drop your current web hosting vendor and switch over to us, you can rest assured that all the websites that you’ve built throughout the years will continue to run impeccably.

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

If you have a site built using an earlier PHP version and you’ve devoted time and energy into developing it, filling security loopholes and posting web content, you will need to find a web hosting service that can support it, since the majority of web hosting suppliers today offer only the most recent PHP version and abandon the earlier ones. We, however, have decided to allow you to choose the version that your own websites need. Our Linux semi-dedicated packages support PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8, which means that you will be able to use both older and newer scripts without losing any custom settings or frittering away time and effort striving to make your sites compatible with the web hosting platform. The version can be changed from the Hepsia Control Panel and such an update will apply to the whole semi-dedicated account, but you will also be able to set a different version for each site hosted in your account by using an .htaccess config file.