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How To Change The PHP Version of Your Website

 

You can change the PHP version of your website in a few simple steps via your Hosting Panel.

Access your Hosting Panel by loggin in to your WPX Hosting account, then go to My Services (1)  WordPress Hosting Manage All Sites In This Account (2), as seen below:

Navigating the Hosting Panel


After following these steps, you will be taken directly to the Service Details section of your Hosting Panel.

In the left menu, choose the Websites/SSL (1) tab. This will take you to a menu where you can manage your websites.

To the right of each website name, you'll see the Settings (2) option. After clicking on Settings, a pop-up menu will open and here you can change the PHP version of the selected website, as seen in the screenshot below:

Change the PHP version through Settings


In this pop-up menu, select the second tab labelled PHP (3). Inside, you'll be able to choose among five PHP versions - 5.3 , 5.4 , 5.6, 7.0, and the latest 7.1.

All you have to do is choose your desired PHP version (4) and click Save Changes. That's it!


If at any point you get stuck, or aren't sure how to proceed, just raise a support ticket with us here:

https://wpxhosting.com/tickets/new/

and we'll answer ASAP.

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