Updating websites for dummies
They should, and popular or reputable ones almost certainly will be, but we can’t guarantee it.There are a couple of steps you should take to mitigate any risk before proceeding: Run through these steps, and you’ll be ready to update the PHP version on your Word Press site – and enjoy all of the benefits that come with this!Thus, exactly to do the update depends on your hosting company.
Look out for more PHP update messages on your Word Press Dashboard going forwards, or keep an eye on your hosting company’s news for more information.
In the unlikely event something goes wrong and you need to restore your backup, contact your host and ask them to restore the previous version of PHP you had running. You should now have all the information you need to update! With an up-to-date version of PHP you’ll enjoy a faster, more secure website and happier visitors.
Top ↑ Making sure you have the latest version of PHP ensures your website is as fast, and secure as possible.
Updating your PHP version should not be a problem, but we can’t backward compatibility!
), but we don’t know if your themes or plugins will work.