Moodle 3.0.1 available with PHP7 support #Moodle #PHP7

Moodle 3.0.1 is on the streets from today onwards having compatibility with both PHP5 and PHP7.

In a recent announcement on Moodle forums, Helen Foster has posted about the release of the Moodle 3.0.1 from the normal download channels. Using Moodle with PHP7 can improve the performance of your Moodle site upto a great extent.

However, in my opinion you should not upgrade your server to PHP7 yet as it is still evolving with lot of other dependencies still to be upgraded. And all the Moodle plugins needs to be tested with PHP7 before trying PHP7 in a production environment. If you are a developer of Moodle Plugins then you can check out this docs for information on upgrading plugins.

The current release doesn’t contains any security fixes which will be covered in the minor point release which is scheduled for 11 Jan 2016.

Check out the release notes for Moodle 3.0.1 here.

Have you upgraded your site to Moodle 3.0? Let us know why or why not in the comments below.

Reference: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=325088

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book “How to use Moodle 2.7”. In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User’s Association Committee member – the first to make it from India.

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