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WHMCS 8.0 Release Candidate 3 Now Available

By Matt / September 18th, 2020

Today we published Release Candidate 3 for WHMCS 8.0.

This release is expected to be the last pre-production release prior to the public general release of WHMCS 8.0. If you're a developer of modules, addons or other custom code that integrates with WHMCS, we recommend testing your code against RC3 to be ready ahead of the upcoming public release.

What's new in WHMCS 8.0
  • Users and Client Accounts - Users are the new way to log in and share access to accounts Learn more
  • New Look Admin Area - A simplified, refined and optimised admin experience Learn more
  • Email Delivery Providers - For increased email reliability and deliverability Learn more
  • New Email Campaign Tool - Giving you more powerful bulk email functionality
  • OX App Suite - Giving you access to resell a Professional Cloud Productivity & Email App Suite via MarketConnect
  • Improved IDN Support - Accept orders for a broader range of domain names Learn more
  • Improved Currency Support - Support for 3 decimal places in tax rates Learn more
  • Time-Based Token Two-Factor Improvements - Providing a better UX around second factor security
  • Easier Cron Setup & Automation Management - A simplified cron experience with proactive alerts for issues
  • OAuth2 for SMTP - Ensuring compatibility for upcoming changes from email services
  • Transaction Reporting - Giving you greater insights into business performance
  • New Minimum PHP Requirement + Library Updates - WHMCS 8.0 requires PHP 7.2 or later
For more information about the new features in WHMCS 8.0, visit the What's New in WHMCS 8.0 Microsite

Take part in the beta
Be among the first to try out the new features and functionality by getting involved in the pre-production testing today.

Our public beta program gives you direct access to try our early pre-production releases and help test and contribute to the development process. To get started, you can download WHMCS 8.0 or upgrade to it using the Automatic Updater today.

To learn more or to submit feedback, visit

As always, Beta releases are intended for testing only and are not recommended for production use.

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