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PHP 8.0 has reach its End Of Life. Here's how to test your Joomla site on a higher version of PHP that is still supported.

 

 

00:00 Introduction: Announcement of PHP 8.0 reaching end-of-life and testing Joomla sites on higher PHP versions.

00:32 Channel Overview: Introduction to the Basic Joomla Tutorials channel and the services provided.

01:08 Risk Assessment: Discussion on the low risk of testing Joomla sites on higher PHP versions.

01:40 PHP End-of-Life Status: Highlighting the end-of-life status of PHP 8.0 and the need to upgrade.

02:21 Configuring Joomla Site: Setting up Joomla site for PHP version testing, including debug system and error reporting settings.

03:26 Error Messages: Explaining potential error messages and warnings that may occur before changing PHP versions.

03:54 Changing PHP Version: Demonstrating how to change the PHP version using web hosting control panel.

04:31 Error Analysis: Analyzing fatal error messages and identifying the plugin causing the issue.

05:12 Reverting to Previous PHP Version: Reverting back to the previous PHP version to restore site functionality.

05:57 Conclusion: Recap of the testing process and encouragement to subscribe for more tutorials.

 

SUMMARY

Introduction to PHP 8.0 End-of-Life: Announcement of PHP 8.0 reaching end-of-life and the importance of testing Joomla sites on higher PHP versions.

Channel Overview: Introduction to the Basic Joomla Tutorials channel and its services.

Risk Assessment: Discussion on the minimal risk associated with testing Joomla sites on higher PHP versions.

PHP End-of-Life Status: Explanation of PHP 8.0 end-of-life status and the need for upgrading.

Configuring Joomla Site: Step-by-step guide to configuring Joomla site for PHP version testing, including debug system and error reporting settings.

Error Messages: Explanation of potential error messages and warnings that may occur before changing PHP versions.

Changing PHP Version: Demonstration of changing PHP version using web hosting control panel.

Error Analysis: Analyzing fatal error messages and identifying the plugin causing the issue.

Reverting to Previous PHP Version: Step-by-step guide to reverting back to the previous PHP version to restore site functionality.

Conclusion: Recap of the testing process and encouragement to subscribe for more tutorials.

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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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