Important Please Read - How to Upgrade PHP Version

  • Thursday, 6th May, 2021
  • 15:25pm

In order to upgrade it to the latest version to receive the latest features and security, please follow the step-by-step instructions given below .

1.  Login to cpanel.

2.  Once you are logged in to cpanel, kindly scroll to "Software Section" or quickly search for "MultiPHP Manager".

3.  Once you have clicked on "MultiPHP Manager", select the domain name you wish to switch PHP version for.

4.  Select the version of PHP you want to use listed in the dropdown and click on "Apply".

You can also refer the below KB if you want to know more.

https://answers.uillinois.edu/illinois/cpanelphpversion 

Before upgrading, it is advised that you contact your website developer as there can be chances of some compatibility issue.

Also make sure to take a backup of your website before upgrading. Refer the below KB to know more on how to backup and restore websites on cPanel.

https://docs.cpanel.net/cpanel/files/backup-for-cpanel/

If you are using CMS like WordPress, you can make use of WordPress plugin 'PHP Compatibility Checker' to check for any compatibility issues before upgrading. 

You can make use of the below KB to know more about it. 

https://wordpress.org/plugins/php-compatibility-checker/

https://wordpress.org/support/update-php/

You can also refer to the below WordPress KB to fix general errors after an upgrade.

https://www.wpbeginner.com/common-wordpress-errors-and-how-to-fix-them/

If you like to get more details about PHP you can refer the below KB.

https://www.php.net/manual/en/

 

 Please let us know if you have any further concerns. You can submit a support ticket from the Client portal.

 

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