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    PHP update on Staging Site results in "technical difficulties" error

    Our site is currently running with PHP 5.6 and we have a nag screen about upgrading. I've gone into our GoDaddy Managed Wordpress account and applied 7.0, 7.1, and 7.2 to the Staging Site with the same result - "The site is experiencing technical difficulties." I've run the PHP Compatibility Checker plugin, and 34 of 36 plugins came back as "Unknown". I'm the only tech person on staff, and I'm NOT a web guru, so I'm muddling through this. I definitely don't want to crash our site by applying a newer PHP that won't work - how do I determine if upgrading will work with our site?

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    This is something that you definitely need to be a bit techie to understand / look at the errors.


    Please feel free to direct message me and we can discuss options if you would like me to take a look at your site for you.

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