Upgrade 5.7.6 site to a version that supports php7.2

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Hosting service removed PHP7.1 and so my site is down. It is currently on 5.7.6 is there a version of 8 (or even 5.7 really) that supports PHP7.2 that I can directly upgrade to?

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JohntheFish replied on at Permalink Best Answer Reply
JohntheFish
The update path is 5.7.6 to 5.7.5.13 then to 8.5.latest, so 2 steps once you have it running on a compatible php version.

For php version, make a clone on a dev system running php7.1, do the updates, check it runs on the dev system on php7.3 or 7.4, make sure any addons and application code are also compatible, then upload the updated site to the server.
charlan replied on at Permalink Reply
Thanks! Once I get my lab up and going I will give that a try.
tallacman replied on at Permalink Reply
tallacman
there are hosts that provide 5.6+ for php.
http://www.tmdhosting.com/
is one I worked on recently.
charlan replied on at Permalink Reply
Thanks. I am going to get it going on a lab system and get it upgraded.