How do I change my PHP version within Managed WordPress?

This article will show you how to adjust the PHP version of your WordPress site.

Please note: this service is only available with Managed WordPress plans purchased after May 2021.

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Start by accessing your Hosting dashboard.


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From there, select Settings in the toolbar.

Manage WordPress settings


Step 3 of 5

From here, select Change that appears opposite PHP version.

Select Change


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A pop-up window will now appear. Simply choose the PHP version you wish to update to from the drop-down list.

Select PHP version


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Once done, you may receive a warning message, especially if you’re downgrading your PHP version. If you’re still happy to proceed, tick the provided checkbox and select Save Changesto confirm your choice.

Save changes