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Change PHP version in DirectAdmin

by | Oct 30, 2021

Wondering how to change PHP version in DirectAdmin? We can help you.

As part of our Server Management Services, we assist our customers with several cPanel queries.

Today, let us see how our Support techs proceed to change it.

How to change PHP version in DirectAdmin?

Today, let us see the methods followed by our Support techs to change PHP version.

Changing PHP Version from Directadmin

1. Firstly, login to your Directadmin account.

2. On top, you can also select the domain for which the PHP version has to be changed.

3. Then, find the current PHP Version option in the left sidebar with other basic details for the account.

Click the Change option. It will show you a similar UI like the image below.

5. Finally, Select the PHP Version from the dropdown menu and tap on Save Button.

For CloudLinux Server users

1. Firstly, login to your Directadmin account.

2. On top, you can also select the domain for which the PHP version has to be changed.

3. Now, search for Select PHP Version option in the Panel and click on it.

4. Then, select php version

5. Finally, it will show the current PHP version and dropdown menu to change the PHP version.

Checking PHP Version for your website.

1. Firstly, create a file with any name in your home directory of the domain. We will use phpinfo.php for our file.

2. Our file path will be /home/basezap/public_html/phpinfo.php

3. Add the following line of code in the file and save it.

4. Now we will open to test the current PHP Version. It should show the PHP Info webpage with all the PHP variables and settings.

5. Your URL will be

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In short, today we saw steps followed by our Support Techs to change PHP version in DirectAdmin.


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