How to change the PHP version for your Hosting Server?

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Are you are looking to change the PHP version of your server . You might be wanting to upgrade/ downgrade your version for your website in PHP or WordPress as per your requirements. Then let me tell you there are 2 ways to do it:

  • Manually through the CPanel of your hosting account.
  • Asking the hosting’s customer support to do it for you.

You would need to login to your hosting account’s CPanel. Type PHP in the search. You would be shown an option to select the PHP version. You can change your PHP version as per your requirement. Also, the versions shown depends upon the hosting provided on how updated they keep the server.

Here are the steps:

Step 1: Login to CPanel

How to change the PHP version for your Hosting Server: Login to Cpanel

Type in the URL to your hosting account and login to the CPanel.

Step 2: Search PHP version select

How to change the PHP version for your Hosting Server?: Search Select PHP Version

Search for select PHP version.

Step 3: Change PHP Version

How to change the PHP version for your Hosting Server: Change PHP version

Change the PHP to the desired version.

Asking Customer Support

Login to your hosting account and in the customer support section you can raise a ticket to upgrade/downgrade the version of PHP you deem fit. Depending upon the quality of hosting service they usually respond within 24- 48 hours.

Hope so it resolved your query. If you have any other queries please leave a comment or directly contact me on my social media. I’ll be glad to help you out.

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