Upgrading Your PHP 7 Version

    For Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce Hosting

    As of January 2017, PHP 5.6 is End of Life, meaning that PHP 5.6 is only being supported for security issues and no other support will be given.

    PHP 7 is the newest release of PHP, replacing PHP 5.6 and lower. Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce hosting gives you an easy upgrade tool so that you can update your sites to PHP 7.

    The upgrade tool will scan your entire site and let you know if your site is compatible with the upgrade. If not, it will send you an email to let you know what to update in your site to make your upgrade seamless. We will walk you through upgrading to PHP 7.0 in this article.

    1. Log in to your Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce hosting control panel.
    2. Click on dashboard to open the site you wish to upgrade to PHP 7.3 from the portal.
    3. In the portal environment tab it will show PHP version. Select the PHP version in the dropdown. Select the PHP version you want to change it so.
    4. A popup will display checking that you want to confirm the PHP change.
    5. When the PHP version change has been made the PHP version will be reflected in the portal environment tab of your site.

    Once your upgrade is complete your site will run faster & be far safer.

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