Upgrade WordPress to PHP 7.4 | PHP 7.4-FPM on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to upgrade WordPress to use PHP 7.4 | PHP 7.4-FPM using Ubuntu..

WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” was recently released with introduction of over 150 new features and usability improvements, including full PHP 7.4 support..

WordPress continues to encourage all users to run the latest and greatest versions of PHP… So if PHP 7.4 is fully supported, you may want to upgrade to it and make use of newest features and enhancements that were released..

Although PHP 7.4 is fully supported with WordPress, some themes and plugins may not… so you probably should make sure your themes and installed plugins support the latest PHP version, or you may run into issues…

If you have validated that all your plugins and themes are PHP 7.4-FPM compatible, continue below to learn how to upgrade your PHP-FPM versions to support the latest version to support WordPress… Read More