PHP is one of the most commonly used multiparadigm programming languages. It’s extremely popular since it’s free software, which you can use to set up interactive websites such as social networking websites, web stores or online teaching websites rather than static HTML-based websites. A PHP module should be available on the server where a PHP website is hosted so that its source code can be ‘decoded’. As there are no license fees for this type of module and the language offers infinite options for the applications that you develop, there’re hundreds of millions of PHP websites. In addition, there’re an immense number of PHP scripts, which you can use for your websites without the need to possess any coding capabilities. Given the fact that there’re a couple of versions of PHP, you need to confirm whether the same version that you used whilst developing your website is activated on the web server as well.

PHP 4 and PHP 5 Support in Cloud Web Hosting

With our cloud web hosting plans, you’ll be able to choose which PHP version will be active for your shared web hosting account, as multiple versions are activated on our servers. With just one mouse click, you will be able to switch between PHP 5.5, 5.4, 5.3, 5.2 and 4 and whenever a new version is published in the future, we will add it to the Hepsia Control Panel without removing the earlier ones. In this way, you’ll be able to host all the websites that you’ve created over the years. Unlike many other web hosting providers, we won’t force you to update such websites, as a script may be outdated, but this doesn’t automatically mean that it is insecure since you may have tweaked its source code to repair safety loopholes. For your convenience’s sake, you’ll even be able to choose a different PHP version for each individual site that you host in your account.

PHP 4 and PHP 5 Support in Semi-dedicated Servers

Even in case your sites were created with an older version of PHP, you’ll be able to host them in a semi-dedicated server account from us, as we support several versions running at the same time on our semi-dedicated servers and each one of them can be enabled for your account with just one click of the mouse from our custom-developed Hepsia Control Panel. Besides the latest PHP 5.5 and PHP 5.4, we also support 5.3, 5.2 and the older PHP 4. The latter has already been dropped by most web hosting vendors, but we are strongly convinced that you should not be forced to modify a site that took several years to build, since older programming language syntax doesn’t always imply security vulnerabilities. On the contrary, a properly maintained site using PHP 4 can be more reliable than a wrongly maintained one using PHP 5. For the sake of your convenience, we will also provide you with the possibility to select a different PHP version for each single website within your account.