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PHP Benchmarks: Real-World Speed Tests for Versions 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3

An in-depth look at performance benchmarks for various PHP frameworks to see how different PHP versions stack up against each other.
Reading time
15 min read
Updated date
February 14, 2024
Topic
PHP Updates

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PHP 8.3: What’s New and What’s Changed In the Latest Release

PHP 8.3 has been shipped and we are taking a close look at some of the release's important new features and updates.
Reading time
9 min read
Updated date
December 21, 2023
Topic
PHP Updates

Switching to PHP 8.x in Four Steps – An Interview with Juliette Reinders Folmer

Learn what's involved in a smooth transition to PHP 8.x for your WordPress site, plugin or theme, including a roadmap.
Reading time
19 min read
Updated date
December 8, 2023
Topic
Learn PHP
Topic
PHP Updates

What’s New in PHP 8.2 — New Features, Deprecations, Changes, and More

PHP 8.2. has been released. Discover all of the new features, improvements, deprecations, and minor changes that come with the release.
Reading time
19 min read
Updated date
September 8, 2023
Topic
PHP Updates

What’s New in PHP 8.1: Features, Changes, Improvements, and More

Explore what's new in PHP 8.1. From PHP 8.1's new features and performance enhancements to changes and deprecations, we cover them all!
Reading time
38 min read
Updated date
September 8, 2023
Topic
PHP Updates

What’s New in Laravel 9: A Deep Dive Into the Latest Major Release

Laravel 9 comes with new key features. Find out what to expect and learn how to upgrade to Laravel 9, install, and develop with it.
Reading time
7 min read
Updated date
September 14, 2023
Topic
Laravel
Topic
PHP Frameworks
Topic
PHP Updates

What’s New in PHP 8 (Features, Improvements, and the JIT Compiler)

PHP 8 was officially released on November 26, 2020! This major update brings many optimizations and powerful features. We'll show you!
Reading time
30 min read
Updated date
August 15, 2023
Topic
PHP Updates

What’s New in PHP 7.4 (Features, Deprecations, Speed)

PHP 7.4 is coming with new features, deprecations, and a boost in performance. Check this in-depth overview of what's new in PHP 7.4!
Reading time
18 min read
Updated date
November 29, 2022
Topic
PHP Updates

What’s New in WordPress 5.1 (Moving PHP Forward)

Learn what's new in WordPress 5.1! There are some great new features including PHP checks and improved Gutenberg block editor performance.
Reading time
7 min read
Updated date
September 16, 2022
Topic
PHP Updates
Topic
WordPress Updates

What’s New in PHP 7.3 (Now Available at Kinsta)

PHP 7.3 is here and with it comes new features, deprecations, bug fixes, and a boost in performance. Check this in-depth overview of what's new in…
Reading time
19 min read
Updated date
December 15, 2022
Topic
PHP Updates

How to Update the PHP Version of Your WordPress Site (Why You Should)

PHP 5.6 through 7.4 are no longer supported. Follow our in-depth guide on how to update PHP in WordPress without breaking anything.
Reading time
10 min read
Updated date
January 11, 2024
Topic
PHP Updates
Topic
WordPress Tips

What’s New in PHP 7.2 (Now Available)

PHP 7.2 is now available at Kinsta with new features, functions, and improvements that will allow us to write better code. Check out the changes.
Reading time
9 min read
Updated date
February 24, 2021
Topic
PHP Updates

Why You Should Be Using Supported PHP Versions

Supported PHP versions (especially PHP 8 and higher) offer security enhancements, performance benefits, and all-around better developer features.
Reading time
14 min read
Updated date
September 18, 2023
Topic
Learn PHP
Topic
PHP Updates