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The Customer Showcase Contest – Submit Your Website And Win Awesome Prizes!

Remember our Customer Spotlight series? The goal was to search for and comprehend all the unique strategies used by our customers for keeping their businesses running. With about 20 spotlights shipped, we have learned plenty along the way—lessons that can be related to by any company that spotlights their customers. Projects old or new, big and small, our success stories proved that there are customer experiences that are built to last.…

PHP 7.2 is Now the New Default on FastComet

Here at FastComet, the constant stability, security, and speed of your websites are at utmost importance for us, as they are for you. We thoroughly believe that keeping your software updated is a good idea for a lot of reasons. Every WordPress user should go ahead and upgrade to the most recent PHP release as quickly as possible. Versions 5.6 and 7.0 both have recently hit the End of Life (EOL) status.…

Why WordPress will warn you about your PHP version and How to safely switch to the latest stable release

WordPress is primarily written on the scripting language PHP and it’s undoubtedly one of the parts that have the highest impact on all WordPress sites in existence. Major parts of not only the back but also the front end of your WordPress interface and page exist because of PHP. It also provides us with the ability to do so much when it comes to building a website, as we don’t just find it in page templates and plugins, but in addition to that, it makes up all files that form the dashboard of WordPress.…

WordPress 5.0 & Gutenberg: The day after tomorrow

If by some chance you have missed it out – the officially scheduled release date for WordPress 5.0 was matched today, December 6th, on the eve of WordCamp US. The release is named after the pioneering Cuban jazz musician Bebo Valdés.…

Why Using Legacy PHP Versions Makes Your Website Vulnerable

The most used scripting language is PHP. It’s rapidly evolving and after more than ten years without a significant upgrade to it, the scripting language introduced it’s 7.0 version. PHP 7 made a debut at the end of 2015. Recent years have witnessed the adoption of one very definite, while also consistent release process scheme. There has been a regular and predictable schedule new versions coming out every fall, earlier versions falling into maintenance, critical security issues, and the infamous End of Life (EOL) title.…