php 8 benchmark by serverfreak

PHP 8, PHP 7.4, PHP 7.3, PHP 7.2, PHP 7.1, PHP 7.0, PHP 5.6 performance benchmark

We are using php-benchmark-script.com with modified code to work with all PHP versions. The results are amazing!

Overall, PHP 8.0 will handle more requests per second but please make sure your CMS fully compatible with PHP 8.0 before the upgrade. WordPress team did a good job on WordPress 5.6.2

Avoid a fatal error in PHP 8.0 when the “zip” PHP extension is disabled.

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Before upgrading to PHP 8.0, please make sure:

  1. You are using WordPress 5.6 or higher
  2. Your plugins compatible with PHP 8.0
  3. Your theme compatible with PHP 8.0

Please feel free to embed our benchmark bar chart into your website.

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PHP 8.0 available on all of our services including WordPress Hosting and cPanel Web Hosting.

How to upgrade to PHP 8.0?

Please refer to our previous select php version guide. You can do it with just 2 clicks.