WordPress relies on the robust and widely-used MySQL database to store and manage a website’s data. To ensure the best performance, security, and compatibility, it is essential to keep database software up-to-date. WP Engine’s current version of MySQL 5.7 is reaching its end-of-life status in October 2023.
Starting November 1, 2023, MySQL 5.7 will no longer …
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