How do I change my PHP version?

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.

Step 1 of 6

Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel. Under the Manage Active Products section, select your Managed WordPress package from the drop-down menu and click Manage.

Select Manage


Step 2 of 6

On the next page, select Manage opposite the product name.

Choose Manage


Step 3 of 6

This will take you to an overview page of all your purchased Managed WordPress packages. Select the button for your plan and select Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.

Select Settings


Step 4 of 6

From here, select Change that appears opposite PHP version.

Select Change


Step 5 of 6

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

Choose PHP version


Step 6 of 6

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 Changes to confirm your choice.

Save Changes