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When do updates for my website's version of PHP end?

Below is a list of all major PHP versions and the date they retired or will retire (if still actively maintained). Any version of PHP past it's 'end of life' date is listed in red and is VERY unsafe to use.

Any version of PHP that is approaching the 'end of life' date is shown in orange and should be upgraded NOW!

Major PHP version Latest version available Status & advice on upgrading Date of retirement
8.3Latest version available: 8.3.9Still receiving updates - this version has 2 years and 127 days of support left23rd November, 2026
8.2Latest version available: 8.2.21Still receiving updates - this version has 1 year and 142 days of support left8th December, 2025
8.1Latest version available: 8.1.12Still receiving updates - this version has 129 days of support left25th November, 2024
8.0Latest version available: 8.0.26Retired, last updated 236 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!26th November, 2023
7.4Latest version available: 7.4.33Retired, last updated 1 year and 234 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!28th November, 2022
7.3Latest version available: 7.3.33Retired, last updated 2 years and 226 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!6th December, 2021
7.2Latest version available: 7.2.34Retired, last updated 3 years and 263 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!30th October, 2020
7.1Latest version available: 7.1.33Retired, last updated 4 years and 232 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!1st December, 2019
7.0Latest version available: 7.0.33Retired, last updated 5 years and 192 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!10th January, 2019
5.6Latest version available: 5.6.40Retired, last updated 5 years and 202 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!31st December, 2018
5.5Latest version available: 5.5.38Retired, last updated 8 years and 0 day ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!21st July, 2016
5.4Latest version available: 5.4.45Retired, last updated 8 years and 322 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!3rd September, 2015
5.3Latest version available: 5.3.29Retired, last updated 9 years and 342 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!14th August, 2014
5.2Latest version available: 5.2.17Retired, last updated 13 years and 198 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!6th January, 2011
5.1Latest version available: 5.1.6Retired, last updated 17 years and 334 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!24th August, 2006
5.0Latest version available: 5.0.5Retired, last updated 18 years and 322 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!5th September, 2005
4.4Latest version available: 4.4.9Retired, last updated 15 years and 350 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!7th August, 2008
4.3Latest version available: 4.3.11Retired, last updated 19 years and 115 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!31st March, 2005
4.2Latest version available: 4.2.3Retired, last updated 21 years and 322 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!6th September, 2002
4.1Latest version available: 4.1.2Retired, last updated 22 years and 135 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!12th March, 2002
4.0Latest version available: 4.0.6Retired, last updated 23 years and 32 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!23rd June, 2001
3.0Latest version available: 3.0.xRetired, last updated 23 years and 278 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!20th October, 2000

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Article last updated: 13th October, 2022