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PHP is a popular scripting language that is especially suited for web development. It is often served by either apache or nginx.

You can easily add it to your Lando app by adding an entry to the services top-level config in your Landofile.

    type: php:8.0
    via: nginx
    webroot: www

Supported versions

Legacy versions

Using Unsupported PHP Versions!

While you can currently use some EOL php version with Lando, it's worth noting that we also do not support such versions, so your mileage may vary. If you are having issues with unsupported versions and open a ticket about it, the most likely response you will get is "upgrade to a supported version".

You can still run these versions with Lando but for all intents and purposes they should be considered deprecated (e.g. YMMV and do not expect a ton of support if you have an issue).

Patch versions

Because we use our own custom images for php, specifying a patch version is not currently supported.

If you really need to lock down to a patch version, you could consider using either a custom compose service or a service overrides.