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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
8.2Latest version available: 8.2.2Still receiving updates - this version has 2 years and 305 days of support left8th December, 2025
8.1Latest version available: 8.1.12Still receiving updates - this version has 1 year and 292 days of support left25th November, 2024
8.0Latest version available: 8.0.26Still receiving updates - this version has 292 days of support left26th November, 2023
7.4Latest version available: 7.4.33Retired, last updated 71 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!28th November, 2022
7.3Latest version available: 7.3.33Retired, last updated 1 year and 63 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!6th December, 2021
7.2Latest version available: 7.2.34Retired, last updated 2 years and 100 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!30th October, 2020
7.1Latest version available: 7.1.33Retired, last updated 3 years and 69 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!1st December, 2019
7.0Latest version available: 7.0.33Retired, last updated 4 years and 29 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!10th January, 2019
5.6Latest version available: 5.6.40Retired, last updated 4 years and 39 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!31st December, 2018
5.5Latest version available: 5.5.38Retired, last updated 6 years and 202 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!21st July, 2016
5.4Latest version available: 5.4.45Retired, last updated 7 years and 159 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!3rd September, 2015
5.3Latest version available: 5.3.29Retired, last updated 8 years and 179 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!14th August, 2014
5.2Latest version available: 5.2.17Retired, last updated 12 years and 35 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!6th January, 2011
5.1Latest version available: 5.1.6Retired, last updated 16 years and 171 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!24th August, 2006
5.0Latest version available: 5.0.5Retired, last updated 17 years and 159 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!5th September, 2005
4.4Latest version available: 4.4.9Retired, last updated 14 years and 187 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!7th August, 2008
4.3Latest version available: 4.3.11Retired, last updated 17 years and 317 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!31st March, 2005
4.2Latest version available: 4.2.3Retired, last updated 20 years and 159 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!6th September, 2002
4.1Latest version available: 4.1.2Retired, last updated 20 years and 337 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!12th March, 2002
4.0Latest version available: 4.0.6Retired, last updated 21 years and 234 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!23rd June, 2001
3.0Latest version available: 3.0.xRetired, last updated 22 years and 115 days ago - URGENT UPGRADE REQUIRED!20th October, 2000


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Article last updated: 13th October, 2022