Joomla! Website Design Coaching Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKJoomla! 5 requires that the server hosting your Joomla! CMS website is using PHP 8.1 or later.

Security support for PHP 8.0 ended on 26 November 2023.

PHP 8.1 offers the possibility of “parallel” execution of parts of the code, which can result in an immense increase in performance.

Switch to PHP 8.1 before you upgrade your website to Joomla! 5.


More reasons to switch to PHP 8.1

Using PHP 8.1 with your Joomla! website will help ensure:

  • improved performance, including page load speed.
  • significant reduction in memory usage, meaning more users can be served at any one time.

Read more: Which versions of PHP are still supported?

Read more: PHP 8.1 is now available. Use it!.


WYNCHCO Joomla! CMS Support

We coach, help and support managers with responsibility for Joomla! websites in organisations across Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

Read more: WYNCHCO Joomla! CMS Support Packages.