Staying up to Date With PHP

PHP is employed by more than 83% of all the websites that use a server-side programming language. That means that 8 out of 10 websites you visit are using PHP. A big contributor to this number are CMS’s.WordPress by itself is used by 30% of the World’s websites and relies on PHP. (That not to mention the multitude of others)

Of that 83%, over 70% use PHP version 5, which is schedule from end of life at the first of the year. How end of life is determined in the PHP ecosystem is that every version of PHP is supported for two years from the initial stable release, then for an extra year for crucial…