Merry Christmas and Phalcon 5.5.0 Released

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Merry Christmas and Phalcon 5.5.0 Released

The Phalcon Team wishes all of our friends, contributors, developers and users of the framework a Merry Christmas!. We hope that the new year will bring health and happiness to you and your loved ones!

A Christmas present for the community, Phalcon 5.5.0 has been released. This release contains a few bug fixes.

A huge thank you to all of our contributors and the community!!

The release tag can be found here: v5.5.0.



  • Shifted minimal support from PHP 7.4 to PHP 8.0 #16477
  • Changed Phalcon\Mvc\Model::toArray to use getters if present #16320
  • Adjusted return types identical to original interface int|false in Phalcon\Session\Adapter\*::gc() #16477
  • Changed return type of Phalcon\Config\Adapter\Ini::cast() to mixed #16477


  • Added support for PHP 8.3 #16477


  • Fixed Phalcon\Filter\Validation\Validator\Numericality to return false when input has spaces #16461
  • Fixed Phalcon\Mvc\Model\ResultsetSimple::toArray to ignore numeric indexes in case results come as not fetch_assoc #16467

Thank you

Once again a huge thank you to our community!

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