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Check PHP Version

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Do you want to compare the PHP version of your WordPress installation with the plugin you are developing? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to check PHP version in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:


if ( version_compare(PHP_VERSION, '5.2.4', '<') ) {
    wp_die('PHP 5.2.4 is required.');
};

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 10 best WordPress testimonial plugins and how to create a WordPress donation form.

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