should I be using php 5.3.6

Posted on 2011-04-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
am i getting an increase of security

but are some scripts not able to run

maybe some wordpress plugins
Question by:rgb192
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    "Should I" is a pretty subjective question.  The home page lists many of the reasons for using 5.3.6

    Generally when a security-related patch is released and a piece of PHP code does not work any more, it means that you had a piece of code that depended on some kind of security exposure, and eliminating those dependencies is almost always a good idea.  This is especially true for Wordpress, where millions of relatively unsophisticated users are running the code.
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    by:Mohamed Abowarda
    It's recommended that you install the latest version of PHP since it's better than using earlier versions.

    What's new in PHP 5 and PHP 6:

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