All GeIT Hosting Linux and Windows Shared hosting servers that are running PHP.

As part of the upgrade to our hosting platform, we will discontinue support for outdated PHP in all our shared hosting environment.

The new PHP default version will be PHP 7.2

PHP discontinuation timeline

31st Dec 2018 - PHP announce official End-of-Life (EOL) on PHP 5.6

1st Dec 2019 - PHP will announce official End-of-Life (EOL) on PHP 7.1

PHP discontinuation timeline in Exabytes

31st Oct 2019 - GeIT Hosting discontinue PHP 5.x

31st Dec 2019 - GeIT Hosting discontinue PHP 7.0

31st Mar 2020 - GeIT Hosting discontinue PHP 7.1


PHP 5.6 End of Life (EOL) means that this PHP version will no longer receive any security updates or bug fixes.

There has been fixes and updates throughout the life cycle of PHP, and for PHP 5.6 these will stop.

GeIT Hosting remove PHP 5.3 - 5.5 and server only support PHP 5.6 above at 30th Nov 2017

It is now time to move over a new and more secure hosting environment no matter for your applications or our servers.

What Should I do?
As the upgrade is a major version change, we strongly advise all our clients to ensure all custom-written applications running on our servers are fully compatible with PHP 7.0 and above.

Kindly check with your in-house webmaster/outsource webmaster/programmer regarding this matter. 

Technical Support and Additional information
For extra precautionary measures, we strongly advise our customers to perform a BACKUP on their critical data.