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Deprecated '__autoload()' function declaration

Reports the __autoload() function declarations.

  • Starting from PHP 7.4, declaring __autoload() functions is deprecated.

  • Starting from PHP 8.0, declaring __autoload() functions is forbidden.

See __autoload ( for details.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Deprecated '__autoload()' function declaration inspection, and the reference of their default values.

PHP 8.0 Severity

Default setting: Error

Other available settings:

  • Warning

  • Weak Warning

  • Server Problem

  • Grammar Error

  • Typo

  • Consideration

  • Information

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

PhpStorm 2024.1, Qodana for PHP 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:


Last modified: 29 April 2024