PHP 7 is now starting to be implemented as an option on some major hosting companies. Again a new PHP update? not only, most applications running on PHP 5.6 will run at least twice as fast on PHP 7. JoomUnited plugins are now PHP 7 ready! Make sure you're running the latest version.
PHP7 new characteristics reduce the code execution time, drastically by up to 50%.
Main performance characteristics:
WordPress core has been updated to work with PHP7 and they have fixed the depreciation for PHP4. The performance gain is really appreciable even on WordPress admin side, you can expect more than 2x the speed compared to PHP 5.6 for WordPress.
The core refactoring introduced makes PHP 7 faster than HHVM. HHVM started a revolution by speeding up PHP execution dramatically, it was developed by Facebook to minimize the PHP execution time.
Our plugins are ready for the PHP execution. just make you're running the latest version.
Note that you will need to check all themes or plugin individually before making the change on your server (highly recommended).