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Published on: 02/09/2023 | Updated on: 02/15/2023 | Reading Time: 2 minutes

cPanel MultiPHP Manager

Difficulty Level: Easy

If you need to change the PHP version for your website which is often the case when updating your software and staying on top of software changes, cPanel provides you with the ability to do so.

There is no need to create a backup prior to changing this setting

To get started, login to your cPanel account and locate the Software section and click MultiPHP Manager

cPanel Software Section
cPanel Software Section

Check the box(es) for the domain(s) you want to change

Choose one of the available PHP versions off to the right and click Apply

The update will take a few seconds to complete and cPanel will notify you on screen when it is completed.

Make sure you thoroughly test your site(s) when changing PHP versions to make sure everything is working properly. If you need to, you may reverse the process to downgrade to a prior version.

cPanel MultiPHP Manager Screen
cPanel MultiPHP Manager Screen

If you need any assistance, please submit a ticket for Technical Support

Verify your current PHP version

  1. Login to your cPanel Account

  2. Scroll to the Software section and click on MultiPHP Manager

  3. On the next screen, locate the listing of your domain near the bottom and then version is listed in that row to the right of your domain name

If you need any assistance, please submit a ticket for Technical Support

cPanel MultiPHP Manager Official Documentation