Upgrade WordPress to PHP 8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

Upgrade WordPress to PHP 8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

Author: Website for Students

Date: November 25, 2020 

Category: Tips and tricks, Tutorials

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to use PHP 8.0 with WordPress on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04.

The team at WordPress continues to encourage all users to run the latest and greatest versions of PHP. So if PHP 8.0 is fully supported, you may want to upgrade to it and make use of its newest features and enhancements that were released.

At this moment, PHP 8.0 is not ready to be used with WordPress. WordPress 5.6 which is being released in couple of weeks as of this date, might support it, but developers are still calling WordPress


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