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#58928 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

PHP 8.1 and higher

Reported by: roundaboutweb's profile roundaboutweb Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: critical Version: 6.2.2
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


Security support for PHP 8.0 will end in November 2023. However, WordPress itself still recommends PHP 7.4 and has still only defined all 8 versions as beta.

When can we expect WordPress to finally officially support current PHP versions?

The problem:
WordPress itself seems to work flawlessly with 8.1 and 8.2, but many plugins do not and the manufacturers always refer to the WordPress version below:

Change History (1)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
12 months ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hi there, welcome to WordPress Trac! Thanks for the ticket.

We're already tracking this in #58320, let's continue the discussion there.

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