Customers with 1&1 Webhosting Linux and Dedicated Server Managed contracts can test PHP 7.2 Beta at 1&1.
This beta is targeted at developers who want to test new PHP features and the compatibility of their applications.
The beta version includes numerous new features and promises better performance than older PHP versions. Here are the most important changes:
- Compiles up to ~ 13% faster
Show performance benchmarks on phoronix.com
- Libsodium Extension
- Nullable types
- Void functions
- Symmetric array destructuring
- Multi catch exception handling
You can enable PHP 7.2 Beta in the 1&1 Control Panel under Hosting > Manage Webspace > PHP Settings.
Please note: Beta software may contain errors and is not suitable for use with production websites! If you want to test PHP 7.2 beta safely, you can create a free subdomain and use it to test PHP 7.2 beta.
PHP 7.2 Beta will automatically be updated to PHP 7.2 final
With the release of PHP 7.2 At the end of November 2017, we will automatically upgrade all active PHP 7.2 beta installations to the final version of PHP 7.2.0.