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WHMCS 8.6 Now Available in General Availability

By Matt / November 4th, 2022

We are pleased to announce the release of WHMCS 8.6 to General Availability.

This marks the end of pre-production testing, and WHMCS 8.6 is now the recommended version for all new installations and updates.

What's new in WHMCS 8.6
WHMCS 8.6 headlines with support for PHP 8.1. PHP 8.1 is the latest stable version of PHP and brings with it stability and performance improvements making it the best choice for running a WHMCS instance.

Our step-by-step guide for how to upgrade to WHMCS 8.6 and PHP 8.1 is available here: Updating to WHMCS 8.6 & PHP 8.1

Other changes include OAuth2 Support for Microsoft® Services and a new and improved way to browse and discover Payment Gateways you wish to use via Apps & Integrations integration.

For more information about all of the new features in WHMCS 8.6, visit the What's New in WHMCS 8.6 Microsite.
Getting the Update
Automatic Update
You can update to the latest version of WHMCS using the Automatic Updater. Simply navigate to Utilities > Update WHMCS to begin the update process.

As always, a download is also being made available for those who wish to install or upgrade manually. You can download WHMCS 8.6 from our downloads page.

Thank you for continuing to support and use WHMCS and we hope you enjoy the latest version!

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