Thorsten is a certified PHP engineer, web development professional and tester. He has been working on the web since , and with and on WordPress since A big fan of open source, Thorsten created several plugins and other projects , but also contributed to existing open source projects. Also, he is an advocate of object-oriented design, and software testing. Since the first official German WordCamp in Hamburg in June , Thorsten fell in love with both the WordPress community and WordCamps , in particular, where he likes to both gain and share knowledge. But what is it? What makes code testable, and what not? It does not.
Testing the PHP 8 compatibility of your WordPress site
What Is PHP? 👩🏫
Follow this site for general updates, status reports, and the occasional code debate. We use Slack for real-time communication. Contributors live all over the world, so there are discussions happening at all hours of the day. Anyone can join and participate or listen in! WordPress requires PHP 5. Install PHPUnit.
PHP lets you build a dynamic, fully functioning WordPress site without technical knowledge or manually editing code. PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor. So, when it comes to PHP scripts or files , any functionality the language executes for your users happens on your end , using your server and its resources. When someone clicks on a link to your website or types in its URL, their browser contacts your site in search of your server. Your server is responsible for storing, processing, and delivering your webpages to visitors:. HTML is a standard markup language that displays content on webpages to site visitors. HTML can be described as the basic layout and structure of your website content. It enables you to place images, text, videos, and other pieces of content together to create a visually appealing webpage. Basically, anything your site visitors can see or read on your website is presented using HTML. PHP is a server-side script language that works on the back end of your WordPress site.
And as we know, more speed means that our WordPress website will be able to serve more users and rank better! Read more if you want to test the PHP 8 compatibility of your website in a Staging Environment without compromising production. We cannot offer a generalized recipe. Bearing in mind that the new version of PHP carries a good number of incompatibilities and that the combinations of Plugins and WordPress themes are endless.