The Joomla! Project today announced that starting with Joomla 3.3 the minimum required PHP version will be raised to PHP 5.3.10.
This article explains:
- Why change now?
- Why wasn't the requirements bar set higher from the beginning of 3.x?
- How will extensions be affected?
- Will I get any warning? What do I need to look for?
- What will happen if my host is NOT Joomla! 3.3 Ready?
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