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How to switch PHP versions on Plesk

This article describes how to use Plesk to change the active PHP version on an account.

Switching PHP versions

Plesk has the following PHP versions installed:

  • 5.6
  • 7.0

To switch between these versions, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Websites & Domains:

    Plesk - Sidebar - Websites and Domains

  3. Click Hosting Settings:

    Plesk - Hosting Settings

  4. Under Web Scripting and Statistics, in the PHP support (PHP version) list box, select the PHP version you want to use:

    Plesk - Version switcher

  5. Click OK. The new setting takes effect immediately.

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