LifterLMS System Requirements


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LifterLMS (and all LifterLMS add-ons) are WordPress plugins and, as such, require a WordPress installation to function.

LifterLMS has no additional requirements other than those required to run WordPress. WordPress system requirements can be found at

Recommended Minimum Versions

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  • WordPress version 5.9
  • PHP 7.4
  • MySQL 5.6 or greater or MariaDB 10.1 or greater
  • Nginx or Apache with mod_rewrite module

Supported Versions

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LifteLMS supports all PHP versions receiving active and security support and the five most recent major WordPress releases.


Upgrading PHP and Databases

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Depending on your hosting provider, the process to upgrade PHP and your database may differ. Some hosts provide you with a self-service upgrade, some will upgrade you automatically, while others require you to open a support request.

Check your hosts documentation to see if you can upgrade yourself.

Looking for a hosting provider for your LifterLMS-powered website?

See our list of recommended webhosts and make sure you review our comprehensive guide to hosting to help you make an informed choice.

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