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PHP Minor Version Update for June 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In June 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions. For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.36 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.36 7.0.30 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.30 7.1.17 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.17 7.2.5 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.5… Read more

PHP Minor Version Update for May 2018

Latest version updates to PHP In May 2018, Azure App Service will update the PHP stacks to the latest available versions (including MSSQL Drivers for PHP 7.2). For information on the changes in the new versions, please see the change logs on the PHP website. PHP Version Change Log 5.6.35 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.35 7.0.29 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.29 7.1.16 http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.16… Read more

Major Version Updates to Node and PHP on App Service on Linux

We’ve recently released new versions to Node and PHP on App Service on Linux! For Node, we have added: 9.4 8.9 8.8 8.2 For PHP, we have added: 7.2 If you already have an existing web app that you would like to update to the new versions, navigate to the “Application Settings” from the left-hand… Read more

Retirement of the PHP 5.5 runtime from App Service

Strongly Recommended to Upgrade to PHP 5.6, 7.0, or 7.1 Because the PHP Group stated that PHP 5.5 is no longer supported, there won’t be any more updates to that version, including security fixes. To avoid the potential for security issues on App Service, we plan to retire our support of PHP 5.5 in January 2018. Currently,… Read more

PHP troubleshooting guide for common errors

Here is a troubleshooting guide for PHP errors on Azure app service. 5xx Errors Multiple loaded extension: You might notice an error in php_errors.log when a extension is not loading. It could be that there is another extension already pre-configured on the platform. Install PHP manager  ( extension as shown in the image) from the… Read more