As we all grapple with the challenges of the COVID-19 virus, please know that W3 Mind is committed to posting and sharing the solutions, quality tips, tricks, hacks, and other CMS resources that allows my clients and colleagues to improve their site(s).
I hope you and your loved ones are healthy and safe. If there’s anyway W3 Mind can help, please let us know.
Here are basic protective measures against the new Coronavirus
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. When soap and running water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand rub with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands that are visibly soiled.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Here are some useful information on PHP 7.4 update.
Please check if there will be any impact on your sites.
There are some things that are going away, so any rules that are added to .htaccess will no longer work.
You can check this article here https://wpengine.com/support/htaccess-deprecation/ Other than that there isn’t much other changes, you can find here https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php
As of right now it’s not a mandatory update, But you can try it out on staging or dev site to see its impact.
https://wpengine.com/blog/a-first-look-at-php-7-4/ Here is more user friendly representation regarding changes in 7.4. Look at the “Deprecations” and “Performance Enhancements” sections.
*** If your site has redirects in the .htaccess, they will need to be relocated in order to remain both functional and optimized 🙁