Provides API endpoints for support information for PHP versions 5.6 and later.

To learn more about PHP's support schedule, check out the PHP "Supported Versions" page.

This is a Laravel-based application that leverages the GitHub Repositories API to stream release tags from the php/php-src repo.

This project is heavily inspired by LaravelVersions.

Currently Supported Versions From php.net

7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 8.0 8.1 1 Jan 2019 1 Jan 2020 1 Jan 2021 1 Jan 2022 1 Jan 2023 1 Jan 2024 1 Jan 2025 1 Jan 2026 Today: 21 May 2022

Documentation

The following endpoints are currently available, along with the optional /versions route alias:

GET /api/releases

Returns all PHP releases 5.6+.

Sample Response

  [{
    "id": 1,
    "major": 8,
    "minor": 0,
    "release": 10,
    "tagged_at": "2021-08-24T17:48:14.000000Z",
    "active_support_until": "2022-11-26T18:03:09.000000Z",
    "security_support_until": "2023-11-26T18:03:09.000000Z",
    "created_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
    "updated_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
    "needs_patch": false,
    "needs_upgrade": false,
    "changelog_url": "https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-8.php#8.0.10"
  },
  {
    "id": 4,
    "major": 8,
    "minor": 0,
    "release": 9,
    "tagged_at": "2021-07-29T14:58:35.000000Z",
    "active_support_until": "2022-11-26T18:03:09.000000Z",
    "security_support_until": "2023-11-26T18:03:09.000000Z",
    "created_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
    "updated_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
    "needs_patch": true,
    "needs_upgrade": false,
    "changelog_url": "https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-8.php#8.0.9"
  },
  {
    "id": 6,
    "major": 8,
    "minor": 0,
    "release": 8,
    "tagged_at": "2021-06-29T09:56:31.000000Z",
    "active_support_until": "2022-11-26T18:03:09.000000Z",
    "security_support_until": "2023-11-26T18:03:09.000000Z",
    "created_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
    "updated_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
    "needs_patch": true,
    "needs_upgrade": false, 
    "changelog_url": "https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-8.php#8.0.8"
  }, ...]

GET /api/releases/:release

Takes string (ex: "7", "7.2", "7.2.12") and returns information for the major/minor/release level version requested. For specific releases (ex: 8.0.10), you will additionally receive PHP's latest_release number.

Sample Response

{
  "provided": {
    "id": 85,
    "major": 7,
    "minor": 3,
    "release": 3,
    "tagged_at": "2019-03-05T13:49:42.000000Z",
    "active_support_until": "2020-12-06T16:08:24.000000Z",
    "security_support_until": "2021-12-06T16:08:24.000000Z",
    "created_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:24.000000Z",
    "updated_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:24.000000Z",
    "needs_patch": true,
    "needs_upgrade": true,
    "changelog_url": "https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.3.3"
  },
  "latest_release": "8.0.10"
}

GET /api/releases/latest

Returns a string value of the latest release of the highest major version.

Sample Response

"8.0.10"

GET /api/releases/minimum-supported/:support-type

Takes a string active or security and returns the minimum release supported.

Sample Response

{
  "id": 2,
  "major": 7,
  "minor": 4,
  "release": 23,
  "tagged_at": "2021-08-24T17:35:21.000000Z",
  "active_support_until": "2021-11-28T20:46:01.000000Z",
  "security_support_until": "2022-11-28T20:46:01.000000Z",
  "created_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
  "updated_at": "2021-09-10T17:53:23.000000Z",
  "needs_patch": false,
  "needs_upgrade": false,
  "changelog_url": "https://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.4.23"
}
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