New York - December 15, 2017 The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) vote on Thursday December 14, 2017 to repeal Net Neutrality, while unfortunately expected, is tremendously disappointing to all believers of an open and free internet. Open Source Matters, Inc. and the Joomla Community believe wholeheartedly in content creation and dissemination. We as a community have been overwhelmingly in favor of retaining Net Neutrality in the United States and worldwide and will seek to make our voices heard in as many ways as possible.
Who is A2 Hosting? It’s likely that you’re already familiar with A2 Hosting. Not only are they an active Joomla! Community member and have sponsored Joomla! and our community, they have been hosting Joomla! sites since their launch back in 2003.
With the prospect of Joomla 4 next year we would like to raise awareness on the must of upgrading to PHP 7. Joomla 4 will require PHP 7 to run, as stated in this announcement. Most hosts already offer PHP 7 in their packages and it should be fairly easy to change your PHP version. (Hint: before you do, make sure you backup) If not, contact your host today.
Let us give you 4 reasons why you shouldn’t wait on upgrading PHP.