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Secure Long-Term PHP Support

Upgrading from an older version of PHP to PHP 8 can require rewriting 50-60% of existing PHP code – and that’s just to maintain existing functionality, leaving no room for the new features that businesses anticipate the most.

With Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS) for PHP, you can keep your systems running smoothly and avoid large-scale code refactoring while using your existing version of PHP for years to come.

  • Save money on code refactoring and redirect the man-hours saved to producing additional business value
  • Protect your organization’s legacy applications against emerging threats
  • Maintain compliance with standards including PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and others

Find out how much it will cost to secure your
workloads built on outdated PHP versions

Why Get ELS for PHP from TuxCare?

We support all major Linux OS versions including AlmaLinux, CentOS, Ubuntu and Oracle


You can choose and install one PHP version or multiple PHP versions on a single server


Each version of PHP comes with an extensive list of preconfigured and tested PHP extensions


We are committed to supporting end-of-life PHP runtimes well beyond other vendors


TuxCare Is Your Trusted Technology Partner

TuxCare has delivered patches and bug fixes for various Linux distros for over 10 years.

TuxCare’s products secure more than 1.3 million production workloads.

We have over 2300 customers from multiple industries around the world.

TuxCare has patched more than 2100 CVEs without reboots over the years.

We support more than 60 Linux
distro versions.

Ask us if Extended Lifecycle Support is compatible with
your unique environment and current version of PHP


PHP is a popular open-source scripting language widely used for web development, allowing developers to create dynamic content that interacts with databases. It is integral to many web applications and websites for server-side scripting.

The PHP community actively supports the latest few releases with security updates and bug fixes, with PHP 8.3 being the latest release. TuxCare’s Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS) offers additional support for older, end-of-life versions – like PHP 5.x to 7.x – beyond the community's support timeline. New PHP versions are also available in the same repository.

Upgrading to a newer version of PHP typically involves testing your web applications for compatibility, updating deprecated code, and ensuring all dependencies are compatible with the new version. It's a critical process to maintain security and performance but can be incredibly resource intensive.

Extended support for end-of-life PHP versions allows your organization to maintain critical applications securely without the immediate need for costly and time-consuming upgrades. This support includes security patches and bug fixes for older versions, mitigating vulnerabilities.

TuxCare provides Extended Lifecycle Support for several end-of-life PHP versions, including but not limited to PHP 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4. We make current PHP versions including PHP 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3 available in our repository as well. This allows businesses to access whatever versions they need from a single source and continue using outdated versions securely while planning their upgrade path.

TuxCare’s ELS can extend the life of your PHP versions by providing critical security updates and support for years beyond the official end-of-life date. This gives your organization ample time to plan and execute a transition to a supported version of PHP. If commercial demand for support for a specific version of PHP falls, we will announce the end of support for that version one year in advance – giving our users ample time to figure out their next steps.



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