What is the latest version of PHP available on the App Platform

Posted January 1, 2022 114 views
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I’m very interested in the App Platform, but would like to know what the latest version of PHP is available. I’m specifically interested in hearing if 8.1 is supported.


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Hello, @telkins

PHP versions 7.x and 8.x are supported. PHP 7.x will be used by default, unless a specific version is requested via composer.json by your app or a dependency. To configure the version used for your app, add a php dependency to composer.json like so:

  • {
  • "require": {
  • "php": "^8.1.0"
  • }
  • }

For more details please see the PHP buildpack documentation

Hope that this helps!