DooPHP is a light-weight PHP framework, which claims to be one of the fastest MVC framework. A glance at How To Decouple PROTECTED_FOLDER To Make Your Protected Folder when using DooPHP.
Wordpress announces end of life for PHP 4 and MySQL 4. One of the main success of Wordpress was its ability to run in almost any web host whether or not the PHP and MySQL version were outdated. This flexibility finally ends here.