How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress

Let’s embark on a journey to demystify the process of checking and updating PHP versions in WordPress, empowering you to wield greater control over your site’s performance and security.


Video version: How to update the PHP version of your WordPress website using Cpanel

How to check your current PHP version

To check your current PHP version, follow these steps:

1. log in to your WordPress website.

2. Go to the back-end.

3. Go to Tools > Site Health

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

4. Click on info.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

5. Click the Server tab open.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

6. Check your PHP version.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

Update your PHP version

1. First login to cPanel.

2. Search for “PHP”

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

3. Select MultiPHP Manager

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

4. Select the domain where you want to update the PHP version.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

5. Open the dropdown, and select the PHP version you want to update to.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

6. Click Apply to update the PHP version.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

PHP has been successfully updated.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard

7. Just to make sure, go back to your website to check the PHP version.

Update PHP Version in WordPress, How to Check and Update PHP Version in WordPress, WP Wizard
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