PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, commonly known as PHP, is a famous open-source server-side programming language, which can be used to build dynamic websites with interactive components like discussion boards, e-learning sites or social networking sites. In contrast with static HTML websites, a PHP-driven website can display different content to each visitor under the very same URL. Since PHP-based Internet applications can be managed via one Control Panel tool, which you can log into using any Internet browser, you won’t need to have any programming knowledge or previous experience whatsoever to maintain a PHP-driven site. The fact that hundreds of millions of websites around the world are created in PHP is indicative of the popularity and the simplicity of use of the language. You should only make certain that the web server on which your site is hosted supports the exact same version of PHP as the one that you used whilst developing the site.

PHP 4 and PHP 5 Support in Cloud Hosting

In case you purchase a cloud hosting package from us, you won’t ever have to speculate whether or not your websites are compatible with the web hosting environment, since multiple PHP versions are supported on our servers for the sake of your convenience. The Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to choose PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 or 5.5 with only one click of the mouse and in case you wish to change the version, the new settings will take effect instantaneously. In this way, several years of work on websites created with an older version of PHP will not go down the drain. Our hosting platform will even permit you to use a different PHP version for each domain hosted in your account, which suggests that you can use older and newer scripts simultaneously. Most hosting providers on the market support one, sometimes two PHP versions. In stark contrast with them, we strongly feel that you should be the one to pick the version that your own websites will use.

PHP 4 and PHP 5 Support in Semi-dedicated Hosting

In case you have a website built on an earlier PHP version and you’ve dedicated time and efforts on developing it, repairing security holes and publishing content, you will need a web hosting service that can support it, since most web hosting suppliers these days support only the most recent PHP version and abandon the older versions. We, on the other hand, have decided to permit you to choose the exact version that your websites require. Our Linux semi-dedicated packages support multiple versions of PHP 5 as well as PHP 4, which means that you’ll be able to use both newer and older scripts without losing any manual tweaks or frittering away time struggling to make your sites compatible with the web hosting environment. You can change the current version from the Hepsia Control Panel and such an update will affect the whole semi-dedicated account, but you will also have the ability to select a different PHP version for each individual site hosted in your account by means of an .htaccess file.