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How to change your PHP version in cPanel

BrickellHost uses CloudLinux as the OS on our servers to improve server stability. A major feature of CloudLinux is that each cPanel account can select the global PHP version they want to have for their websites.

You can easily change the PHP version on your account by following these steps:

How to change PHP version in cPanel

1. Log in to your cPanel account.

2. Navigate to the Software section and click on Select PHP Version.

select PHP version in cpanel

3. Click on Options and from drop-down box and select your preferred PHP version.

select php version

4. Click on Set as current button to save your PHP version change.

It is important that you know which PHP version you need for your web applications, in order to avoid any unwanted mishaps. In case you see any error on your website once you’ve changed the PHP version, please revert back to the previous PHP version which your site was using.