Parse Error When Installing the Theme

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STATIC, expecting T_OLD_FUNCTION or T_FUNCTION or T_VAR or ‘}’ in /home/content/a/d/m/admin18145935/html/wp-content/themes/Karma/truethemes_framework/global/shortcodes.php on line 627

If you receive the above error when installing the theme, this generally means your server’s PHP version in your server is outdated. To get the issue resolved, kindly contact your Host and make sure you have at least PHP 5 installed, if not, please ask your Host’s to upgrade your PHP version. Please see WordPress requirements here: