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04/16/2015 06:14:32 PM (6 years ago)
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  • Ticket #23880, comment 43

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    33All my new plugins already require PHP 5.3+ in which I use something like Ryan suggested, checking the PHP version and deactivating the plugin straight away if the requirement is not matched.
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    5 I'm currently in the process of upping PHP requirements for my ''existing'' plugins. To (try to) prevent crashing sites of users, I push out an earlier update (long before the new version is released) in which I disable update checks (for just that plugin) for sites not meeting the new requirement.
     5I'm currently in the process of upping PHP requirements for my ''existing'' plugins. To (try to) prevent crashing sites of users, I push out an earlier update (long before the new version is released) in which I don't show the major version releases of that plugin for sites not meeting the new requirement.
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    77If core did something like this by default, it would really help plugin authors move forward and use more modern development practices..