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How to update your domain PHP version

It is helpful to be able to update the PHP version if you want to upgrade older websites, do troubleshooting, or dealing with third-party applications on your hosted domain via the control panel. You may also need to update the version to make certain software or plugins compatible.

How to update the PHP version in cPanel

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    • Log into ClientZone.
    • Select the ‘Hosting’ tab.
    • Under the ‘Shared Hosting’ section, select the domain you wish to access.
    • Click on the ‘Website Manager’ button.
    • Select ‘Log into Website Manager’.
    • In cPanel, scroll down and Under the ‘Software’ section select ‘MultiPHP Manager’.

    • The current PHP will be displayed.
    • On the right, from the dropdown menu select the version you would like to upgrade to.
    • Below, select the domain you wish to apply the update to.
    • Select ‘Apply’.

    How to update the PHP version in CWP

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    • Go to ClientZone.
    • Log in using your ClientZone credentials.
    • Select the ‘Hosting’ tab.
    • Under the Shared Hosting section, select your domain name.
    • Click on the ‘Website Manager’.
    • Select the ‘Log into Website Manager’ button.
    • You are now in the Centos Web Panel (CWP) dashboard.
    • Select ‘Php Selector’ under CWP Settings.

    • In Php Selector, choose your domain from the drop-down options.

    • Select your domain from the drop-down options.
    • Select the desired PHP version you wish to upgrade to from the available Php versions list.
    • Select ‘Update Version’.

    • If you wish you can select to apply the PHP version to a directory path.
    • Click ‘Apply’.

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