PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, usually called PHP, is a famous web programming language, which is used to develop dynamic websites with interactive elements such as discussion boards, e-learning portals or community portals. In contrast to static HTML-based sites, a PHP-powered website can display different web content to each visitor under the very same URL. As PHP-based applications can be managed via one single Control Panel tool, which you can sign onto from any browser, you will not have to possess any web development expertise or past experience whatsoever to run a PHP-driven site. The fact that hundreds of millions of sites all over the world are PHP-based is indicative of the language’s popularity and simplicity of use. You only have to confirm whether or not the web server where you host your site supports the very same version of PHP as the one that you used while building the website.
PHP 4 and PHP 5 Support in Hosting
With our Linux hosting, you will be able to choose which PHP version will be active for your web hosting account, as multiple versions are enabled on our servers. With as little as one mouse click, you will be able to switch between PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5 and anytime a new version is unveiled in the future, we’ll include it in the Hepsia Control Panel without removing the previous versions. In this way, you will be able to host all the sites that you have developed throughout the years. In contrast with lots of other companies, we will not force you to update such websites, as a script may be outdated, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that it is vulnerable as you may have modified its code to fill security holes. For the sake of your convenience, you will even be able to choose a different PHP version for each single site hosted in your shared account.
PHP 4 and PHP 5 Support in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you’ve got a website created with an older PHP version and you have committed time and energy to developing it, patching security gaps and adding page content, you will need to find a web hosting service that can support it, as most hosting companies these days support only the most recently introduced PHP version and abandon the older versions. We, however, have decided to permit you to pick the version that your very own websites require. Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting support multiple versions of PHP 5 and PHP 4, so you’ll be able to run both older and newer scripts without forfeiting any customizations or wasting time and energy striving to make your websites compatible with the hosting environment. You can change the version from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and such a change will affect the whole semi-dedicated server account, but you’ll also be able to pick a different version of PHP for each site hosted in your account by means of an .htaccess file.